FEWER young people in Scotland are worried about going to university because of money concerns than their counterparts elsewhere in Britain, according to a new research.
BUSINESSES should have a much greater influence over the education of secondary school pupils to ensure they are ready for work, according to a top official.
A GREATER sense of urgency to tackle the school attainment gap between rich and poor has been called for by the country's new Education Secretary.
Students seeking an exciting nightlife should head towards the bright lights of Scotland or the north of England, while those with an eye on a political career should consider universities in London and the south east, according to a survey.
A UNIVERSITY which pledged to withdraw investments from oil companies has been accused of "vacuous posturing" by its own academics, sparking a row with students.
THE former principal of Scotland's national school for deaf children has settled an employment tribunal case against the trust that runs the troubled institution.
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PARENTS campaigning for access to free childcare promised to them under a flagship Scottish Government initiative have taken their fight to the country's new First Minister.
A new free magazine dedicated to families and parenting is to be launched by the Herald & Times Group.
NEARLY one third of secondary pupils have accessed unsuitable material on websites using school computers, according to a new survey.
Scotland's largest college is paying six-figure annual salaries for two principals despite facing a £1.7 million black hole.
PLANS for a radical restructuring of college education across Glasgow have come under fire from lecturers' leaders.
A scheme to promote and encourage the use of Scots language within schools has been launched.
HIGHLAND Council insists the primary school week will not be cut for over a year at least, as it seeks savings of £64 million over the next five years.
TEACHERS' leaders have rejected calls for the teaching of creationism to be banned in science classes.
A PUPIL'S ability is normally measured by the level of success they attain, with fear of failure one of the factors that drive them to achieve.
THE number of computing science teachers in Scotland has dropped sharply, sparking fears for the future of the subject.
MOVES to ban the study of creationism in Scottish schools have been criticised as "dangerous" by headteachers.
TEACHERS and parents have hit out at council cuts to education services, warning the "very heart" of the school system is under threat.
PARENTS fighting for access to free childcare places in their chosen nurseries under a flagship Scottish Government initiative have started a petition.
CHILDREN who suffer mild hearing loss are not being given enough support in schools, with their academic achievement affected by the lack of help, according to research.
UNIVERSITY and business leaders have united in a call for Scotland to have greater control over immigration policy.
PUPILS are being hit by financial cuts to education services, a leading body has warned.
MAULIN Buch came from his home in Mumbai, India, to study at Glasgow University under the Fresh Talent initiative - which allowed him to work for two years after graduating.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to bring back school exchange trips to encourage more children to study languages and gain international experience.
A DRAMATIC fall in the number of Scottish postgraduate students over the past decade is threatening the country's future economic competitiveness, the Education Secretary will warn.
AN educational partnership between Glasgow and Malawi has been expanded to help seven primary schools in the African country.
POSTGRADUATE student Kieran Craig would have considered a job rather than further study after he graduated if it had not been for the financial support he receives.
SCHOOL pupils will be feeling a chill in the air if a council gets it way.