THE head of the oldest university north of the border has warned the Scottish Government not to interfere in the running of higher education institutions.
Teachers are working an average of more than 11 hours above their contractual 35-hour week, a survey has found.
THE principal of Scotland's oldest university has been nominated as the next vice-chancellor of Oxford University.
THREE Glasgow colleges have signed a groundbreaking agreement with a leading university to improve access to higher education.
FAMILIES are unable to access free childcare places in their chosen nurseries under a flagship Scottish Government initiative, according to a snapshot survey.
DEAF children are the only pupils in Scottish schools being taught by teachers with poorer communication skills than their own, Holyrood's education committee has heard.
SCOTLAND'S oldest university has been ranked the country's best in a new league table.
Teachers have urged politicians not to use them as a convenient scapegoat for the problems in the education system.
A QUARTER of all medical students in Scotland attended private schools - despite the fact the independent sector educates just four per cent of all pupils in the country.
A SCOTTISH university at the centre of a row over its investment in fossil fuels has backed down over the issue.
INDUSTRIAL unrest is looming in Scotland's college sector after long-running negotiations over pay.
CLASSICS students from Glasgow University are launching a new course to teach Latin to pupils as part of wider moves to boost literacy.
A MOTHER has lodged a petition in the Scottish Parliament calling for residential care for young adults with severe learning disabilities as she faces sending her 18-year-old son hundreds of miles away to England.
PLANS for new legislation to expand Gaelic education will create unrealistic expectations from parents, councils have warned.
CALLS have been made for the introduction of a voucher entitling ensuring parents' rights to unrestricted access to Government-funded pre-school early learning places.
MORE than 4,000 Scottish school pupils have signed petitions warning the country's exams body that their Higher Maths exam was too difficult.