STUDENT satisfaction in Scottish higher education has hit record levels, a new survey shows.
Parents of children attending Glasgow's only private Gaelic nursery claim they will be £1,300 per year per child worse off after the city council decided not to award it a new contract.
A GROUP of private nurseries in Scotland has employed a speech and language therapist to tackle increasing problems amongst pre-school children.
Pupil intake at a troubled school in Edinburgh has plummeted after its headteacher was charged with domestic abuse.
HUNDREDS of student flats are to be built on a derelict site to combat a shortage of accommodation for young people in Glasgow.
A FLAGSHIP policy to provide free childcare to Scottish families has been attacked by opposition politicians.
PARENTS are struggling to access free childcare places in their chosen nurseries under a flagship Scottish Government initiative.
A RECORD number of pupils in Scotland have secured a higher education place for later this year.
ONE pupil delighted with his results yesterday was 18-year-old David Browne from Glasgow.
PUPILS across Scotland have been celebrating the record results in their National, Higher and Advanced Higher exams.
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AS pupils who receive their exam results today experience a gamut of emotions from delight to despair, the over-riding feeling amongst ministers and exam officials is probably one of relief.
NEW school qualifications have been hailed a success after more than a year of upheaval in the classroom, although pass rates at Higher and Advanced Higher have fallen.
ONE of the most hotly disputed topics in Scottish education in recent years has been the subject of university entry.
PUPILS will face a tough scramble for university places this year as thousands across Scotland prepare to receive their exam results tomorrow.
COUNCILS are struggling to deliver a flagship policy to provide free nursery care to vulnerable two-year-olds because of a shortage of nursery places, a new survey shows.
FRESH evidence has emerged of the supply teacher crisis which has hit Scottish schools over the past few years.
BUSINESS leaders have backed Scottish Government plans to increase the number of women on university courses traditionally dominated by men.
NEW rules on school closures that come into force today will provide "important safeguards" for rural communities, learning minister Alasdair Allan said.
UNIVERSITIES and colleges have been told to increase the number of women on courses traditionally dominated by men, and improve female representation at management level.
UNIVERSITIES have been told to make recruiting poorer students a central part of their admissions procedures.
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.