SCIENTISTS, students and teachers are fighting to save geology in Scottish high schools.
A REVISED list of novels, plays, poems and short stories chosen for a new compulsory question on Scots literature in future English exams threatens to narrow pupil choice, teachers have warned.
EDUCATION Secretary Michael Russell has welcomed the launch of a new centre to promote business enterprise at a Glasgow college.
SCOTLAND'S two largest teaching unions have attacked a 1.2% increase in pension contributions for school staff.
ADOLF Hitler and Robert the Bruce are the two most significant figures in history, according to a new survey of the Scottish public.
HUNDREDS of extra post- graduate places are to be created at Scottish universities under a £30 million scheme.
ONE of Scotland's largest councils is warning parents they may not get their first choice of primary school.
THE lack of women on the governing bodies of Scottish universities has been described as stark and alarming by a Government minister.
PLANS for three Lanarkshire colleges to merge as part of the Scottish Government's reforms of the sector have stalled after an acrimonious fallout.
AN exponent of single sex education who believes girls are best educated at warmer temperatures than boys has been invited to give a talk at a Scottish private school.
SCOTTISH universities have been accused of Victorian values on gender equality after new figures showed their governing bodies are dominated by men.
A TOP Scottish university is to launch an innovative project to encourage secondary school pupils to see the benefits of research.
CHILDREN in Scotland are facing a postcode lottery when it comes to nutrition in schools.
SCOTTISH ministers are to hold a summit with local authorities to look at ways of improving the standard of food served in schools in the wake of the horsemeat scandal, it was announced today.
LAW students are lobbying the profession's governing body in Scotland for a radical shake-up of legal training to make it fairer.
The boards of James Watt, Reid Kerr, and Clydebank colleges have agreed to move towards a merger following the completion of a public consultation.
STATE school pupils can perform better at university than private school pupils with the same entry grades, according to a leading academic.
MORE than half of Scottish teachers lack confidence that schools are ready to deliver controversial new exams from next year.
A survey of UK university students has revealed cost is the main barrier to continuing their education at a higher level.
PARENTS have criticised the Scottish Government's ambitious strategy of increasing language learning in Scottish schools, branding it unachievable.
SCOTTISH universities face legal action if middle class students are pushed out by a rise in numbers from deprived backgrounds, lecturers claim.
THE principal of Kilmarnock College, Heather Dunk, has been appointed principal designate of the new regional college for Ayrshire.
A POWERFUL group of university leaders has called for the scrapping of a cap on fees charged by Scottish universities to students from the rest of the UK.
GLASGOW University has unveiled ambitious plans for a multimillion-pound campus expansion and redevelopment.
HOW on earth does an Englishman studying tropical diseases end up in Glasgow?
ACADEMICS have hit back at controversial claims Scottish universities are being "swamped" by staff from elsewhere.
The Duchess of Rothesay has been named as the next chancellor of the University of Aberdeen.
THE number of Scots studying postgraduate courses has fallen sparking fears for the future of the economy.
SCOTLAND is at risk of losing control of its universities as departments are "swamped" with staff from elsewhere, an academic has warned in a controversial article.
LECTURERS at Reid Kerr College in Paisley have voted for strike action in a long-running salary dispute.