A SCOTTISH council is considering a controversial proposal to axe hot school lunches for pupils one day a week.
An MSP has added his voice to growing concern about Scotland's network of Confucius Institutes.
A LEADING teaching union has unveiled its new general secretary after a lengthy recruitment drive.
A NEW policy to deliver free school meals to primary pupils across Scotland is at the centre of a political row.
MINISTERS have been accused of abandoning policies to protect teacher numbers and reduce class sizes.
FOR the past two years a £89m research centre to accommodate teams of academics working on some of the world's most pressing engineering tasks has been taking shape in a corner of Scotland's largest city.
SCOTTISH pupils have been criticised for regurgitating ready-made revision notes in flagship exams.
STUDENTS have been placed at the heart of a new code of governance for Scottish colleges.
A SCOTTISH teacher received more than £3,000 in compensation after being hit in the face with a musical instrument.
A FLAGSHIP qualification aimed at broadening the study of Scottish history, geography, culture and literature has failed to spark the interest of pupils, according to new figures.
SCISSORS, guns and even a set of maracas were brandished by pupils as weapons in schools over the past two years, research has revealed.
PRESSURE is mounting on ministers to ensure a flagship commitment on free childcare places reaches working families.
THE future of Scotland's four-year degree has come under renewed pressure after a university said it would offer the qualification over just three years.
MINISTERS are facing mounting pressure to impose financial penalties on Scottish councils who slashed teacher numbers this year.
THE DECISION by the Scottish Government to not issue guidance on Creationist teaching may not sit well with new SNP members, one party councillor has claimed.
SCOTLAND'S top educators and children's advocates have backed new Government advice on teaching same-sex relationships in sex education classes.
WHEN it comes to Scotland's culture wars, many would view this last week as a catastrophe for the Scottish Secular Society (SSS), and a success for the country's religious fundamentalists.
A COUNCIL has come under fire for axing teachers who support pupils who struggle with basic English.
PUPILS from a Scottish primary will have dance and drama classes in the school car park under controversial proposals to alleviate overcrowding.
A UNIVERSITY has unveiled the next phase of a multi-million pound investment programme.
ALMOST a third of Scottish university research is now ranked amongst the best in the world after a significant improvement in quality, new figures show.
THE University of the West of Scotland has announced the appointment of Professor Ian Allison as its new Dean of the School of Engineering and Computing.
THE new curriculum for schools has been characterised by "confusion" over the underlying importance of subject knowledge, according to a new report.
THE number of Scottish pupils who were unemployed when they left school has fallen to its lowest level for a decade.
THE number of successful exam appeals by school pupils has plummeted after a radical shake-up of the system.
PLANS to cut youth unemployment by 40% over the next seven years have been unveiled by the Scottish Government.
Work using tablet computers to help teach children with learning disabilities including severe autism has been hailed by academics.
PUPILS are to be taught about the rise of cyber crime as part of a new drive to generate interest in computer science lessons.
THE Catholic Church has described the closure of a denominational primary school on the outskirts of Glasgow as a "hammer blow" to the local community.