A FLAGSHIP policy to provide free childcare for the most disadvantaged two-year-olds from August this year is under threat, councils have said.
RETIRED police officers should be allowed to work in schools which have a dedicated police presence, the Scottish Conservatives have said.
PRIVATE schools are facing calls to be stripped of their charitable status despite recent moves to improve access to pupils from poorer backgrounds.
A SCOTTISH university has been named one of the best in the UK for teaching in a new league table.
PLANS to encourage shopkeepers to sell healthier food to school pupils have been attacked as lacking ambition.
The High School of Glasgow has appointed John O'Neill as its next rector.
The High School of Glasgow has today appointed its next rector.
HUNDREDS of families face being cut out of the catchment area of a popular primary school.
PRIMARY pupils are being taught ancient techniques of meditation derived from Buddhism to help them concentrate.
A CITY nursery has received a first-class report from education inspectors.
PARENTS have been warned about contacting cyberbullies online under new guidance.
A local authority is considering the unusual step of reserving places at its denominational schools for Roman Catholic pupils.
TWO American literary classics have been dropped by an exam board in England after pressure from Coalition Education Secretary Michael Gove.
ACADEMICS have launched an ambitious project to spark renewed interest in the study of Latin in primary schools.
THE motto of the school is the Latin phrase Natus ad Patrare - or born to achieve.
THE traditional lecture as a way of teaching university students has been attacked by a leading principal.
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.