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The Scottish Qualifications Authority has provided more details of the leak of the Higher English exam paper after coming in for fierce criticism from pupils

Under fire exam body defends itself over exam leak criticism

UK universities slip in Times world rankings

UK universities slip in Times world rankings

Rabbi Rubin of Giffnock Synagogue and St Cadoc's Parish Priest Monsignor Monaghan holding ceremonial stones laid on the site of a new joint faith schools campus being built in Newton Mearns

Jewish and Catholic religious leaders in ceremony to welcome new joint faith school campus

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UCU members walk through Glasgow Caledonian University in a protest over cuts in 2011

Scottish universities face disruption with looming strike action over pay

Teachers step up boycott of curriculum work

Teachers step up boycott of curriculum work

Access to exam papers are tightly controlled with schools expected to keep them locked away until the last moment before pupils sit them

Exam chiefs change Higher English paper after 'leak' fears

Higher exam paper changed following concerns of questions leak

Higher exam paper changed following concerns of questions leak

School bureaucracy is blocking the study of the works of William Shakespeare a teacher has claimed

School red tape "blocking" the study of Shakespeare

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3500 displaced Edinburgh pupils will not be able to return until schools go back in August

Report: Scottish private schools "saving the state sector millions"

Report: Scottish private schools "saving the state sector millions"

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New research reveals the benefits of learning a new language

How learning another language can boost brain power

An ultrasound picture of a baby in the womb

Pro-life group is not banned from Scottish university, student leaders insist

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Scottish universities are seeking to increase their income from former students as public funding becomes more squeezed

Scottish universities see £16 million hike in philanthropic giving

The new Kelvinside Academy rector Ian Munro

Glasgow private school unveils new rector

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Scottish students protest over legislation to prevent radicalisation of students

Scottish students protest over legislation to prevent radicalisation of students

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Pro-life student groups are currently not recognised by the Strathclyde University students' association

Thousands back pro-life group's fight for funding at Scottish university

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Secret Scottish government plans to shake-up schools system

Secret Scottish government plans to shake-up schools system

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St Salvator's Quad at St Andrews University

Scotland's oldest university ranked fifth in UK in new league table

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Critics have questioned whether the use of "positive destination" figures is misleading

School-leaver figures under fire for treating "dead end" jobs as positive

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Boarding school fears over Brexit

Boarding schools fears over Brexit

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The Herald Higher Education Awards is now in its second year

Call for entries to The Herald's Higher Education Awards

Educational consultant Keir Bloomer has suggested schools should reduce the influence of exams with the ultimate goal of removing them completely

Parents warning of over-reliance on exams

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Exams such as Highers and Advanced Highers have been at the heart of the Scottish school system for generations

Expert: Scrapping Scottish school exams could improve education

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Edinburgh school crisis company handed £60,000 contract 'to inspect city walls'

Edinburgh schools crisis company wins £60,000 contract 'to inspect city walls'

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The survey suggests schools are not doing as much as they can to deal with incidents of sexual assault

Survey: Schools failing to take sexual assaults on pupils seriously

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Edinburgh PPP schools crisis: pupils return to class

Edinburgh PPP schools crisis: pupils return to class

Out of school activities such as dance can boost confidence and self-esteem helping children do better at school

Attainment gap between rich and poor fuelled by out of school classes for middle class pupils

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One in three schools told it must improve

One in three schools told it must improve

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College lecturers could be allowed to teach in schools under plans being considered by the General Teaching Council for Scotland

Scottish college lecturers "to teach in schools"

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Generic picture showing school kid's walking to school with buses in the background.

Wealthy areas less 'walkable' for children - except in Glasgow

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Jim McColl OBE, the chairman and chief executive of Clyde Blowers

Scots businessman Jim McColl warns groundbreaking college for teens needs state support

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Edinburgh Council warns some schools face 'longer term' repairs

Edinburgh Council warns some schools face 'longer term' repairs

Scottish universities have been criticised for using "unstable" temporary contracts for staff

Scottish universities accused of using 'hire and fire' zero hours contracts

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Exams postponed due to Edinburgh schools closure

Exams postponed due to Edinburgh schools closure

More young Scots are having to reapply to university because of increasing competition for places

More young Scots reapplying to university after missing out the first time

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Pupils from six Edinburgh schools return to the classroom

Pupils from six Edinburgh schools return to the classroom

Plans for £1bn expansion of Glasgow University revealed

Plans for £1bn expansion of Glasgow University revealed

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Students from some of the poorest backgrounds in Scotland are missing out on vital support funding

Poorest Scottish students shunning loan support

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Oxgangs Primary School

Angry parents call for action as 9,000 pupils left in limbo by Edinburgh school closures

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during a Question and Answer session following her speech at University College London on austerity, inequality and the Scottish approach to economic growth. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday February

Revealed: not enough secondary schools are inspected to assess improvement

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The shortage of supply teachers in Scottish schools is reaching crisis point

Scotland's supply teacher crisis "getting worse"

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Glasgow University to 'forge closer links' with Smithsonian Institution

Glasgow University to 'forge closer links' with Smithsonian Institution

Harnessing university research for the benefit of the wider economy is seen as vital by the Scottish Government

Boost in spin-out companies at Scottish universities

EU students at Scottish universities benefit the wider economy, according to a new survey

EU students £400m boost to the Scottish economy

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St Joseph's parent and pupils protest outside East Dunbartonshire Council headquarters in Kirkintilloch

Council accused of "sinister" moves to close Catholic primary

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Dundee University

Dundee University tops new rankings

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Dundee University featured in the top 20

Dundee and Stirling feature in Times Higher Education rankings

Teachers: Gardening in schools could help tackle obesity crisis

Teachers: Gardening in schools could help tackle obesity crisis

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File photo dated 07/03/12 of a general view of pupils sitting an exam at Lawrence Sheriff school Rugby, Warwickshire.

Teaching union: single sex schools must adapt to welcome trans pupils

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Teachers warn that poorer pupils are going hungry

Teachers warn that poorer pupils are going hungry

Professor Jeffrey Sharkey

Conservatoire principal speaks out about music tuition cuts

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Schools minister Nick Gibb

Schools minister Nick Gibb jeered at by teachers over academy plans

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Fears for mental health of pupils

Fears for mental health of pupils

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Girls 'keep quiet in classroom due to sexist bullying'

Girls 'keep quiet in classroom due to sexist bullying'

Secondary teachers hold two day strike against cuts to senior posts

Secondary teachers hold two day strike against cuts to senior posts

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Youthlink Scotland urges action to close educational achievement gap

Youthlink Scotland urges action to close educational achievement gap

St Salvator's Quad at St Andrews University

Experts: Focus on Scottish universities as economic driver "misplaced"

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Scottish schools are still not teaching pupils sufficient skills in computer programming despite the future demand for jobs in the sector

Call for schools to address Scotland's digital skills gap

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School funding changes risk creating winners and losers, union warns

School funding changes risk creating winners and losers, union warns

Councils across Scotland are cutting back on free music tuition as part of wider cuts of £350 million

Music tuition in Scottish schools "fighting for survival"

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Colleges have been hit by a series of strikes in recent weeks in a protest over pay harmonisation

Scottish college lecturers to earn up to £40,000 under new deal

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The West Granton campus of Edinburgh College

Scottish college faces £3m deficit as SNP merger plans are put under the spotlight

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Drop-out rates from Scottish universities are higher than those in the rest of the UK

Scottish universities record the worst student drop-out rates in the UK

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Glasgow Clyde College

Watchdog warns of college governance failings

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Education Secretary Angela Constance

U-turn over cash for scheme to get more disadvantaged young Scots to university

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Former Coatbridge College principal John Doyle

Former principal 'under investigation' by police in college pay-off row

Pupils from Jordanhill School in the west end of Glasgow which came top of The Herald's school league tables this year

West coast schools dominate The Herald's exam league tables

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Headteachers had previously warned that a new leadership qualification would act as a deterrent to staff seeking a promotion because they had to pay for it

New leadership qualification for Scottish headteachers gets £1.5m funding

Drop in number of deprived area youngsters receiving education payments

Drop in number of deprived area youngsters receiving education payments

The comprehensive school delivering success for all its pupils

The comprehensive school delivering success for all its pupils

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