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Education

Scots "missing out" on university places because of Westminster tuition fees policy

Scots "missing out" on university places because of Westminster tuition fees policy

SNP declines to review Confucius Institutes after another major European university axes Chinese-funded education

Human rights group accuses Sturgeon of 'laying out red carpet for Chinese charm offensive'

Council first to roll out free school meals during school summer holiday

Staff from the University of Glasgow celebrate success at the awards

Red carpet rolled out as excellence is celebrated at inaugural Herald Higher Education Awards

The number of students at Scottish universities has risen steadily over the past decade leading to increased pressure on accommodation

Town versus gown tensions over accommodation

The popularity of Scottish higher education coupled with free tuition has led to a 13 per cent rise in applications from EU students since 2011.

University places for Scots under pressure from EU students

Jordanhill School in the west end of Glasgow

Equality officials contact Jordanhill School over unlawful discrimination case

Alasdair Allan, the Scottish Government's Minister for Learning.

Minister urges councils to do more to support pupils from care homes

MSPs to examine impact of bursaries and student fees

Connor Chalmers, who is now working to support other children in care.

The hug from a stranger that changed the life of one of Scotland's forgotten children in care

Scots university honours the so-called cyborg professor

Students from Edinburgh University held a sit-in last term to protest over the institution's stance on fossil fuel investment.

University principal attacks fossil fuel campaigns

Professor Anton Muscatelli, principal of Glasgow University. Picture: Kirsty Anderson

Face-to-Face: Professor Anton Muscatelli

Japanese Consul General Hajime Kitaoka

Call for Japanese language lessons in Scottish schools

Revealed: The rising cost of Scotland's new curriculum and exams

Scottish Qualifications Authority seeking £5 million bail-out from ministers

Educationalists converge on Glasgow for 2016 conference

 

New panel's first decision overturns closure of four Skye primaries

New panel blocks closure of four Skye primaries

Glasgow University, in the city's west end

Funding removed from Glasgow University's adult learning centre

 

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Teachers believe a restructuring of the way subjects are run in secondary schools will damage education.

Teachers attack controversial proposals to cut senior school staff

Anti-austerity teachers' union to spend £2.2m sprucing up office

Campaigning parent Fiona Pashley with her three-year-old son Adam.

Parents call on Scottish Government to save leading nursery

Parents angered at loss of a Gaelic teacher

Coatbridge College criticised for awarding excessive redundancy packages

Coatbridge College criticised for awarding excessive redundancy packages

Headteacher retires from top Glasgow private school

Mark Macmillan leader of Renfrewshire Council

Council sets up school hardship fund for parents

Graduates from Scottish universities face improving career prospects.

Three quarters of university students securing graduate level jobs

The high-performing Jordanhill Secondary School, in the west end of Glasgow

Jordanhill School "unlawfully discriminated" against special needs pupil

The Scottish Government expansion in free childcare has been welcomed, but not all parents have access to their entitlement

Calls for radical expansion in childcare

MSP Tavish Scott was incredulous at the lack of information from Scottish Government officials on college mergers

Anger at lack of information on college merger savings

The top-performing Jordanhill School in Glasgow's west end

Jordanhill School accused of "selecting" pupils

The Scottish Government says Jordanhill is funded to support pupils with additional support needs

Scottish Government: Jordanhill School is funded to support pupils with special needs

Glasgow University is considering cuts to its popular adult learning programme

Last ditch plea to save Glasgow University courses from the axe

Albyn School, in Aberdeen, has been urged to improve procedures for safeguarding pupils.

Scottish private school "distressed" pupils with academic demands

Education Secretary Angela Constance

Minister calls for agreement on controversial standardised school tests

Larry Flanagan, general secretary of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS), has warned of teacher strikes over pay

Strike action over pay in Scottish schools moves closer

The controversial proposals would see the number of principal teachers slashed in schools across West Dunbartonshire

Fears for pupils as council cuts senior teaching staff

Questions have been raised over whether a requirement that all private school teachers in Scotland should be registered will raise standards.

Scottish private schools attack teacher registration plan

An estimated 52,000 people in Scotland are problem drug users

Glasgow University drugs and alcohol training course to close

Glasgow University has been at the forefront of efforts to widen access to pupils from the most disadvantaged communities.

Record numbers of pupils from Scotland's poorest communities apply to university

Record numbers of school-leavers are going into employment, further study or training

More pupils leave school for a job, university or college

Scottish pupils have faced a range of new qualifications

Exam pupils "treated like guinea pigs"

 

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Top firms "imposing poshness test"

Legislative statement of intent will not close the school attainment gap on its own

The reintroduction of national testing for primary pupils is back on the political agenda

Call for national tests for Scottish primary schools

Criticism of proposed Scottish Government legislation to close the school attainment gap is mounting

Scottish Government plans to close school attainment gap "seriously unclear" says Royal Society

The number of students at Scottish colleges has plummeted in recent years because of a focus on full-time rather than part-time courses

Compulsory redundancies used to remove college staff despite pledge

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