SIR Charles Gray, one of Labour's most respected figures, has said concerns plans to merge two Catholic schools in North Lanarkshire were for profit rather than educational purposes is "understandable".
A TEACHER alleged to have "groomed" a girl aged 14 on Facebook and to have asked her to send him naked photos of herself has been struck off.
MORE people need to be taught to use cutting-edge digital technologies such as smartphones and tablet computers, a new report says.
SATISFACTION amongst students at Scottish universities is much higher than those attending institutions in England, according to a new survey.
THE health of teachers is suffering because of the controversial new school curriculum, according to a major survey.
STRESS levels among teachers are on the rise as a result of the roll-out of the controversial Curriculum for Excellence, according to a major survey.
STAFF at a leading island secondary school have written to their local authority employers complaining about "outrageous bullying behaviour" they claim to have seen in their workplace.
UNIVERSITY graduates are increasingly likely to make donations to the institutions where they studied, research shows.
CAMPAIGNERS have warned of a council's move to end Catholic education in an area near Glasgow after a vote in favour of closing a popular primary school.
SCOTTISH universities have been set new targets to widen access to students from the poorest backgrounds.
PUPILS should be made to coach young sports teams, teach pensioners to use a computer or give tours of local monuments to help build character and learn vital job skills, it has been suggested.
DUNDEE University offers the best student experience in Scotland, according to a new study.
CALLS have been made to slash the number of managers running schools in a bid to save money.
PARENTS and pupils from two closure-threatened secondary schools have held a protest over plans to build a larger school on the site of a former steelworks.
School pupils should refer to teaching staff by their first names rather than sexist titles such as "sir" and "miss", academics have said.
A NEW row has broken out over the proposed closure of a Catholic primary school,with the Catholic Church attacking a Labour councillor over an email he sent to parents.
PUPILS with dyslexia are suffering because many councils don't keep accurate records of their numbers or track their progress, a leading charity has said.
SCOTLAND's oldest university has been ranked the best in the country in the latest poll of UK institutions.
EVERY year thousands of students from all over the world come to Scotland to study, but little is known about their views of this country and how it compares to the rest of the UK.
A SIGNIFICANT proportion of Chinese students at Scottish universities would be less likely to study here if the country was independent, a new survey shows.
When it comes to music education, there is a lost generation on Mull.
THE dramatic sacking of the general secretary of a Scottish teaching union just weeks after taking up her post is to be discussed in private at the organisation's annual conference.
STUDENTS wanting to study vet nursing will have to impress man's best friend if they want to be accepted into the course - after a university enlisted a trio of dogs to attend interviews.
A CHILD aged four attacked a teacher in one of 71 school assaults in six years in a single council area.
A DOCTOR has said a boy who was viciously beaten by a classmate must be taught at home because his school is "not a safe environment".
PUPILS face uncertainty over future exam appeals following a radical shake-up of the system, teachers have warned.
LECTURERS are staging a day of action today to highlight "vast numbers" of staff working on zero-hours or temporary contracts.
MORE than 2000 people have signed a petition calling on the principal of a Scottish university to reverse disciplinary action against two staff members who took part in a UK-wide strike over pay.
PARENTS are to be given help to navigate the "complex and outdated" system of choosing a school for their children.
SPORT will be the main attraction for many visitors to Glasgow this summer: