SCOTTISH students face a significant increase in competition for university places if the country votes for independence, an academic has claimed.
EVERY secondary school in Scotland will be offered financial support for visits to European battlefields under plans to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.
THE merger of three institutions to form the City of Glasgow College has been a success, according to a new report from the Scottish Funding Council.
SCOTTISH primary teachers should not be allowed into the profession without a science qualification, according to one of the country's most prestigious academic bodies.
THE University of the West of Scotland has announced the appointment of Professor Paul Martin as its new deputy principal.
SCOTTISH Olympic rower Katherine Grainger, former Irish President Mary McAleese and Monty Python star Terry Jones will be awarded honorary degrees by the University of St Andrews next month.
SCOTLAND'S national deaf school has been praised for the quality of nursery education it offers.
OPPOSITION parties have attacked the Scottish Government over a threat to the private reserves of colleges worth millions.
SCOTTISH school pupils should be educated about the independence referendum now the vote has been extended to 16 and 17-year-olds, according to a leading parents' group.
FAMILIES are finding it harder to get their children into the primary school of their choice because of the Scottish Government's policy of reducing class sizes, a parent group has warned.
SCOTTISH colleges fear they could lose millions of pounds under a change in the law that prevents them building up reserves of private cash.
Scotland's largest teaching union has said it will carry out an escalating campaign of action unless politicians address teachers' "increasingly unmanageable workload".
A PARENT who cannot get all of her children into the primary school of her choice has attacked the Scottish Government's "flawed" policy on class sizes.
The Scottish Government introduced the legal limit of 25 for primary one classes in 2010.
A SCOTTISH pupil who brought a knife into school has been allowed back into the classroom, raising fresh fears over the controversial policy of reducing exclusions.
SCOTLAND'S top two universities produce more graduates who live off inherited wealth than either Oxford of Cambridge.
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