SCOTTISH students face a significant increase in competition for university places if the country votes for independence, an academic has claimed.
EVERY secondary school in Scotland will be offered financial support for visits to European battlefields under plans to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.
THE merger of three institutions to form the City of Glasgow College has been a success, according to a new report from the Scottish Funding Council.
THE University of the West of Scotland has announced the appointment of Professor Paul Martin as its new deputy principal.
SCOTTISH primary teachers should not be allowed into the profession without a science qualification, according to one of the country's most prestigious academic bodies.
SCOTTISH Olympic rower Katherine Grainger, former Irish President Mary McAleese and Monty Python star Terry Jones will be awarded honorary degrees by the University of St Andrews next month.
SCOTLAND'S national deaf school has been praised for the quality of nursery education it offers.
OPPOSITION parties have attacked the Scottish Government over a threat to the private reserves of colleges worth millions.
SCOTTISH school pupils should be educated about the independence referendum now the vote has been extended to 16 and 17-year-olds, according to a leading parents' group.
FAMILIES are finding it harder to get their children into the primary school of their choice because of the Scottish Government's policy of reducing class sizes, a parent group has warned.
SCOTTISH colleges fear they could lose millions of pounds under a change in the law that prevents them building up reserves of private cash.
Scotland's largest teaching union has said it will carry out an escalating campaign of action unless politicians address teachers' "increasingly unmanageable workload".
A PARENT who cannot get all of her children into the primary school of her choice has attacked the Scottish Government's "flawed" policy on class sizes.
The Scottish Government introduced the legal limit of 25 for primary one classes in 2010.
A SCOTTISH pupil who brought a knife into school has been allowed back into the classroom, raising fresh fears over the controversial policy of reducing exclusions.
SCOTLAND'S top two universities produce more graduates who live off inherited wealth than either Oxford of Cambridge.
Pupils using technology and social media to subject teachers to cyber-bullying is a problem which must be confronted head on, a union leader has said.
MORE than half of Scottish teachers have considered leaving the profession in the past year, according to a survey.
teachers in Scotland are increasingly being subjected to cyberbullying from pupils, union leaders have warned.
A PRIVATE music school in Scotland has distanced itself from a UK-wide inquiry into allegations of sex abuse.
Teachers are calling for pupils who vandalise school property or cause injury during end-of-term pranks to be pursued by the police and courts.
A SCOTTISH private school is to equip pupils and staff with tablet computers under a scheme to boost attainment.
THE head of Scotland's leading performance arts academy has announced he will retire next year.
ACADEMICS and students should have more say over how much university principals get paid, according to the chairman of an influential report on the sector.
CHANGES in financial support for law students introduced by the Scottish Government are preventing poorer students entering the legal profession, campaigners have warned.
The University of Strathclyde has announced the appointment of Lord Smith of Kelvin as its new chancellor.
SCOTTISH primary school teachers should only be allowed into the profession if they have a maths Higher, an expert has said.
A small remote Highland primary school is to be mothballed after 130 years, but will reopen if people with children move into the area.
THE influence of Eton, dubbed the "chief nurse of England's statesmen", has been questioned by Scotland's Education Secretary.
THE number of Chinese language assistants in Scottish schools is on the increase after several years of decline.