Teachers have urged politicians not to use them as a convenient scapegoat for the problems in Scotland's education system.
A MOTHER has lodged a petition in the Scottish Parliament calling for residential care for young adults with severe learning disabilities as she faces sending her 18-year-old son hundreds of miles away to England.
PLANS for new legislation to expand Gaelic education will create unrealistic expectations from parents, councils have warned.
CALLS have been made for the introduction of a voucher entitling ensuring parents' rights to unrestricted access to Government-funded pre-school early learning places.
MORE than 4,000 Scottish school pupils have signed petitions warning the country's exams body that their Higher Maths exam was too difficult.
SCOTLAND'S Education Secretary is seeking to correct the Scottish Parliament's official report after she wrongly claimed there had been no reduction in student bursaries.
THE re-introduction of national tests for primary school pupils would amount to a "betrayal" of recent curriculum reforms, the country's biggest teaching union has warned.
TEACHERS' leaders have rejected calls by Scotland's new Education Secretary to "step up the pace of change" in the classroom.
SCOTLAND's new Education Secretary has challenged teachers to do more to improve the performance of pupils in basic skills such as literacy and numeracy.
SPECIALIST teachers who support deaf and blind pupils in mainstream schools are being used to cover staff absences instead, MSPs have heard.
SCOTLAND'S oldest university has backed calls for the UK Government ease visa restrictions on overseas students.
A ROW has broken out over the appointment of a new chair of the powerful board that runs college education in Scotland's largest city.
A STUDENT from one of Scotland's most disadvantaged neighbourhoods has spoken out over the difficulties she faced getting into medical school.
PRESSURE is mounting on Edinburgh University to pull investments from fossil fuel companies after Oxford University took a first step towards disinvestment.
AN anti-austerity minister in the Greek government is to be honoured by students from a Scottish university.
LECTURERS at a Glasgow college have passed a vote of no confidence in their senior management team following a damning inspection report.