A SCOTTISH teacher received more than £3,000 in compensation after being hit in the face with a musical instrument.
A FLAGSHIP qualification aimed at broadening the study of Scottish history, geography, culture and literature has failed to spark the interest of pupils, according to new figures.
SCISSORS, guns and even a set of maracas were brandished by pupils as weapons in schools over the past two years, research has revealed.
PRESSURE is mounting on ministers to ensure a flagship commitment on free childcare places reaches working families.
THE future of Scotland's four-year degree has come under renewed pressure after a university said it would offer the qualification over just three years.
MINISTERS are facing mounting pressure to impose financial penalties on Scottish councils who slashed teacher numbers this year.
WHEN it comes to Scotland's culture wars, many would view this last week as a catastrophe for the Scottish Secular Society (SSS), and a success for the country's religious fundamentalists.
THE DECISION by the Scottish Government to not issue guidance on Creationist teaching may not sit well with new SNP members, one party councillor has claimed.
SCOTLAND'S top educators and children's advocates have backed new Government advice on teaching same-sex relationships in sex education classes.
A COUNCIL has come under fire for axing teachers who support pupils who struggle with basic English.
PUPILS from a Scottish primary will have dance and drama classes in the school car park under controversial proposals to alleviate overcrowding.
A UNIVERSITY has unveiled the next phase of a multi-million pound investment programme.
ALMOST a third of Scottish university research is now ranked amongst the best in the world after a significant improvement in quality, new figures show.
THE University of the West of Scotland has announced the appointment of Professor Ian Allison as its new Dean of the School of Engineering and Computing.
THE new curriculum for schools has been characterised by "confusion" over the underlying importance of subject knowledge, according to a new report.