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Education

Opposition to the introduction of national testing for primary pupils by the Scottish Government is mounting.

Parents warning over controversial primary school tests

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Pupils from St Aloysius' College in Glasgow celebrate with their teachers after achieving A passes in their Intermediate 1 Italian language classes.

Magnifico! Italian language pupils are top of the class

Angela Constance, the Education Secretary, has written to university principals urging them to increase the proportion of female professors on their staff.

Universities under pressure to crack glass ceiling for female academics

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Stirling University campus and the National Wallace Monument.

Pressure mounts on Scottish university to save threatened course

The Hamilton campus of the University of the West of Scotland.

Anger over university proposal to move campus

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Barra

Stressed maths teachers being offered a job on 'Barradise'

Scottish teacher shortages spark national plea for help

Scottish teacher shortages spark national plea for help

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Stirling University

Axe hangs over prestigious university course

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More testing is on the way for Scottish primary pupils.

Warning over plans to introduce primary school tests

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Scottish universities fear the loss of millions of pounds of private cash if they are reclassified as public bodies.

Scottish universities fear £450m financial black hole

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Nicola Sturgeon

Scottish Government widens access to education allowances

Glasgow City Council wants to give vulnerable secondary pupils extra study support at weekends and evenings.

Ministers reject funding bid for Glasgow secondary schools

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Specialist teachers are seen as vital to the education of pupils with additional support needs.

Teacher cuts leading to "lost generation" of vulnerable pupils

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Alumni from St Andrews University urged to oppose SNP legislation

Alumni from St Andrews University urged to oppose SNP legislation

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Sturgeon admits education reforms pave the way for unofficial primary league tables

Sturgeon admits education reforms pave the way for unofficial primary league tables

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Sharp rise in Scots seeking university place in England

Sharp rise in Scots seeking university place in England

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Sturgeon recognises there's work to be done

One in ten young people from Scotland's poorest areas given place at university

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Analysis: Testing times ahead in Scottish education

Analysis: Testing times ahead in Scottish education

Andrew Denholm: Current debate on school testing marred by confusion and ignorance of the pitfalls

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Schools now face charges if they want to appeal an exam result

Scottish exam appeal payments "unfair"

Decline in pupils sitting science and maths Highers

Decline in pupils sitting science and maths Highers

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Education Secretary Angela Constance

Read, Write, Count: Child literacy campaign launched

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled the £100 million fund in February as part of her drive to close the school attainment gap between rich and poor.

New measures to help close the school attainment gap

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The introduction of tuition fees for students from the rest of the UK studying at Scottish universities has introduced a lucrative new income stream for the sector.

Scottish universities see rise in A-level students from the rest of the UK

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Headteacher retires from top Glasgow private school

Scots university honours the so-called cyborg professor

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

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

Under fire Scottish Higher exam had pass mark of just 34%

Under fire Scottish Higher exam had pass mark of just 34%

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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

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

Jordanhill School "unlawfully discriminated" against special needs pupil

New panel blocks closure of four Skye primaries

Parents angered at loss of a Gaelic teacher

 

EARLY LANGUAGE SKILLS KEY - REPORT

Glasgow University is considering cuts to its popular adult learning programme

Last ditch plea to save Glasgow University courses from the axe

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

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

Glasgow University, in the city's west end

Funding removed from Glasgow University's adult learning centre

Educationalists converge on Glasgow for 2016 conference

Glasgow Caledonian University Advanced Higher hub students Francesco Fontana, Ryan Byrne, Zainuddin Siddiqi, Caitlin Cairney and Nuha Irshad.

University hub boosts pupils' exam results

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Ministers "got sums wrong" on new university payments

Ministers "got sums wrong" on new university payments

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Mark Macmillan leader of Renfrewshire Council

Council sets up school hardship fund for parents

Coatbridge College criticised for awarding excessive redundancy packages

Coatbridge College criticised for awarding excessive redundancy packages

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

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

Scottish private school "distressed" pupils with academic demands

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

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

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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

Education Secretary Angela Constance visits a national pupil helpline before the publication of results for Scottish school qualifications.

Exams passes on the up but questions remain over success of new qualifications

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Plans for Skye's Gaelic primary get green light

Graduates from Scottish universities face improving career prospects.

Three quarters of university students securing graduate level jobs

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