Four of the best universities in the world are in the UK, new international rankings show.
HUNDREDS of trainee teachers from Scotland have been left without vital school placements just days before they were due to start.
LECTURERS at two newly-merged Scottish colleges have passed votes of no confidence in their management.
THE salaries of Scottish teachers are slipping further behind their international colleagues, according to new figures.
PUPILS from a private school are amongst the first in the country to be required to bring an iPad to lessons as part of moves to modernise learning.
CONTROVERSIAL plans to shut two Catholic secondary schools have been scrapped amid denials of bowing to church and political pressure.
STATE school pupils in the most affluent areas are more likely to be visited by the armed forces than those in the poorest, new research has found.
A COLLEGE at the centre of a multimillion-pound initiative to help transform the economy of one of Africa's poorest countries is targeting further international expansion.
THE number of fee-paying students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland accepted by Scottish universities has risen sharply, new figures show.
SCOTLAND'S oldest university town has been named the cheapest place for undergraduates to study.
A NEW city-wide system of recruitment and enrolment for Glasgow colleges has been proposed as students from one institution described their first week as a "shambles".
STUDENTS from a newly merged college have described their first week as a "shambles" after being unable to enrol for courses.
THREE Nobel-winning British scientists have backed calls for a ban on the teaching of creationism in Scottish schools.
THE gap in attainment between state school students and those educated in the fee-paying private sector has widened this year, new figures have revealed.
WORKING parents face a postcode lottery in childcare as research reveals that six local authorities in Scotland are failing to provide enough places for children age five to 11.
The average school bag now contains gadgets worth £130, with almost half of children taking at least one into the classroom, a survey has found.
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