a university is planning to open a campus in South Korea in an attempt to capitalise on its expertise in the oil and gas sector.
THE governing bodies of Scottish universities are still dominated by men, but the number of women is increasing, figures show.
THE scrapping of bursaries for the poorest students north of the Border has led to a sharp increase in levels of debt, new research shows.
PARENTS whose children are privately educated are facing inflation-busting increases in fees next term after schools raised the average cost to more than £13,000 a year for the first time.
A MAJORITY of schools will sit new Higher exams next year, despite the Scottish Government's offer of a one-year delay.
A SENIOR executive at the national examinations body is on gardening leave and will vacate his post in three months after a reported dispute about his role.
FAMILIES are paying more than £500,000 giving a private education to two children, according to a new survey.
CHILDREN with strong reading skills are more likely to have higher intelligence levels as young adults, according to a study of identical twins.
SCOTLAND is the most highly educated country in the EU, but new figures show Scots are the least educated people in the nation, with Africans topping the league table.
Ethnic minority students and those who went to a state comprehensive school are less likely to win a place at university than other young people, research has found.
LEADING employers across the UK are reporting a sharp rise in job prospects for graduates.
International students in Scotland are being subjected to Communist-style surveillance in universities as a result of the UK government's crackdown on immigration, according to critics.
It is almost a case of back to the future for those trying to find a permanent head-teacher for Inverness's Gaelic primary school, with the original head coming back to fill the gap.
AN art teacher at Scotland's national school for deaf pupils has been named the UK's most inspirational teacher of the year.
UNIVERSITIES are increasingly looking for students with a decent grasp of maths and an ability to think for themselves, research shows.
PARENTS have launched a campaign calling for a change in the way nursery school places are managed.
A university risks "damaging the reputation of higher education in Scotland" by advertising for a new lecturer to join its staff on a zero-hours contract, union leaders have warned.
A university risks "damaging the reputation of higher education in Scotland" by advertising for a new lecturer to join its staff on a zero-hours contract, union leaders have claimed.
PARENTS fighting plans to shut a primary school say they remain hopeful the Government will prevent the closure despite ministers ruling that the move would not represent a significant deterioration in the provision of Catholic education.
AN ACADEMIC has said schools should "give up" trying to attract more girls into traditionally male subjects such as physics, computing and engineering.
TWO universities have been chosen as partners to help lead one of the UK's top science facilities into the future.
THE number of young people learning to speak Gaelic has shown encouraging increases, but decline in its heartlands threatens the language's long-term viability, it has been warned.
A CONTROVERSIAL policy to merge Scottish colleges has cost more than £5 million in payoffs to senior managers.
LECTURERS have warned of a student recruitment crisis at a newly merged college.
ONE of Scotland's newest universities has one of the best records in the UK for getting graduates into a job or further study.
PUPILS from Our Lady's Primary, Stirling, are amongst the first to take part in the Language Linking, Global Thinking programme.
YOUNGSTERS who take a gap year before starting university, college or employment are being targeted in a drive to improve language learning in the nation's schools.
Glasgow University has eight of the leading science academics in the world, according to a new guide.
MINISTERS have intervened in the row over controversial plans to axe a Catholic primary school, claiming flaws and inaccuracies in the council decision to shut it.
STUDENTS from Scottish universities are more likely to get a graduate level job when they leave than their counterparts across the UK, figures show.