A LEADING university course for drug and alcohol workers is to close after the Scottish Government withdrew funding.
PUPILS from the poorest communities in Scotland are more likely to apply to university than ever before, new figures show.
THE number of pupils leaving school and going into work, training or more study has reached a record high.
LEGISLATION to force all teachers in Scottish private schools to register with their professional body would prevent the sector recruiting international experts, a headteacher has warned.
PUPILS who sat new Scottish school exams were treated like "guinea pigs", according to their parents.
More than 100 figures from business and academia have backed the reintroduction of a visa allowing overseas students to work in Scotland after completing their qualifications.
Young people from working-class backgrounds are being systematically excluded from jobs in top legal and accountancy firms, an official report has found.
SERIOUS concerns are emerging over the Scottish Government's new Education Bill.
PRIMARY schools should be provided with a national bank of tests as part of moves to close the attainment gap, according to a leading academic.
FLAGSHIP legislation designed to close the school attainment gap is "seriously unclear" and will lead to more red tape, according to leading academics.
COMPULSORY redundancies were used to get rid of staff at Scottish colleges under a nationwide programme of reorganisation, according to public spending watchdogs.
THERE is a black and white photograph in the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire of a pupil in his school blazer demonstrating an early Elliot 903 computer to the visiting minister of education.
NEW qualifications are creating "educational apartheid" in Scottish schools and even forcing some pupils to drop out, teachers have said.
STATE schools have been urged to stop copying the expensive school uniform policies of the private sector.
MINISTERS have privately ruled out a return to a system of standardised national school testing, according to teaching officials.
THE finalists for the inaugural Herald Higher Education Awards have been announced.
SCOTTISH teachers are threatening strike action over pay and levels of bureaucracy under the controversial new school curriculum.
AN emergency meeting is to be held in a bid to save a closure-threatened outdoor centre on the banks of Loch Lomond.
NURSERY workers have the fewest qualifications and lowest pay in the childcare sector, a Scottish Government-commissioned review has found.
THE number of pupils studying geography is declining in the vast majority of Scottish schools, according to a snapshot survey.
ACADEMICS and students have backed Scottish Government plans for greater regulation over the way universities are governed.
THE introduction of Scotland's new school curriculum has been marred by "profound weaknesses", Scotland's national academy of science and letters has warned.
THE head of the oldest university north of the border has warned the Scottish Government not to interfere in the running of higher education institutions.
Teachers are working an average of more than 11 hours above their contractual 35-hour week, a survey has found.
THE principal of Scotland's oldest university has been nominated as the next vice-chancellor of Oxford University.
THREE Glasgow colleges have signed a groundbreaking agreement with a leading university to improve access to higher education.
FAMILIES are unable to access free childcare places in their chosen nurseries under a flagship Scottish Government initiative, according to a snapshot survey.
DEAF children are the only pupils in Scottish schools being taught by teachers with poorer communication skills than their own, Holyrood's education committee has heard.
SCOTLAND'S oldest university has been ranked the country's best in a new league table.
INDUSTRIAL unrest is looming in Scotland's college sector after long-running negotiations over pay.