UNIVERSITIES and colleges have been told to increase the number of women on courses traditionally dominated by men, and improve female representation at management level.
NEW rules on school closures that come into force today will provide "important safeguards" for rural communities, learning minister Alasdair Allan said.
UNIVERSITIES have been told to make recruiting poorer students a central part of their admissions procedures.
a university is planning to open a campus in South Korea in an attempt to capitalise on its expertise in the oil and gas sector.
THE governing bodies of Scottish universities are still dominated by men, but the number of women is increasing, figures show.
THE scrapping of bursaries for the poorest students north of the Border has led to a sharp increase in levels of debt, new research shows.
PARENTS whose children are privately educated are facing inflation-busting increases in fees next term after schools raised the average cost to more than £13,000 a year for the first time.
A SENIOR executive at the national examinations body is on gardening leave and will vacate his post in three months after a reported dispute about his role.
A MAJORITY of schools will sit new Higher exams next year, despite the Scottish Government's offer of a one-year delay.
CHILDREN with strong reading skills are more likely to have higher intelligence levels as young adults, according to a study of identical twins.
SCOTLAND is the most highly educated country in the EU, but new figures show Scots are the least educated people in the nation, with Africans topping the league table.
FAMILIES are paying more than £500,000 giving a private education to two children, according to a new survey.
Ethnic minority students and those who went to a state comprehensive school are less likely to win a place at university than other young people, research has found.
LEADING employers across the UK are reporting a sharp rise in job prospects for graduates.
International students in Scotland are being subjected to Communist-style surveillance in universities as a result of the UK government's crackdown on immigration, according to critics.
It is almost a case of back to the future for those trying to find a permanent head-teacher for Inverness's Gaelic primary school, with the original head coming back to fill the gap.
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