SCIENCE lessons in schools are being underfunded by £8 million annually, according to experts.
A SCOTTISH council at the centre of a row over the promotion of young earth creationism in one of its primary schools has become the first to introduce tough new measures to protect children.
A SCOTS pupil has been accepted to study Chinese at Oxford University after learning the language at school.
The most celebrated golfer of the modern era is endorsing the first university degree in Scotland to train amateur players wanting a career in the sport, whether playing or coaching.
SECONDARY schools are facing a "looming crisis" in the teaching of science, the Scottish Labour Party has warned.
SECULARISTS have launched a last ditch bid for new guidance to be introduced to outlaw the promotion of young earth creationism in schools.
DEMAND from Scottish college students for vital support payments is outstripping the amount of money available.
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has called for a halt to the roll out of a new benefit for disabled people, as new powers for the Scottish Government could mean it is changed by the time it has been fully introduced.
A university research scientist has been honoured for her work for the Gaelic cause in an unlikely outpost of the language, the US city of Tucson.
TEACHERS from overseas and other parts of the UK will be required to take tough new aptitude tests before working in Scotland under plans being drawn up by the profession's regulatory body.
LEARNING a foreign language can improve mental agility, researchers have found.
THE number of overseas students from key countries studying at Scottish universities has fallen in the wake of tough new immigration rules introduced by the Westminster Government.
THE number of students studying at Scottish colleges has fallen to the lowest level on record.
ACADEMICS have called for "secretive" committees that decide the pay of Scottish university principals to be opened up to public scrutiny.