SCOTTISH universities have seen a sharp rise in the amount of money they generate through philanthropic giving from graduates and business.
PARENTS from a closure-hit Catholic primary who want the school to be given to the community to run are to take their case to the First Minister.
A SCOTTISH council has come under fire after one of its schools handed out homework to primary pupils describing Palestinians as "terrorists".
MORE than £300,000 has been spent by Scottish university principals on their combined expenses, new figures show.
BUSINESS leaders have called for greater efforts to be made to ensure the survival of modern language learning in Scottish schools.
THE involvement of Scottish families in the education of their children is facing a radical shake-up.
A council is considering increasing class sizes in two primary years to address teacher shortages and local capacity problems.
MINISTERS have come under fire from some of the most powerful countries in Europe over Scotland's school languages policy.
PARENTS, children and teachers took part in a demonstration at the landmark Kelpies statues over proposals to cut the primary school week.
A SECONDARY school head teacher is at the centre of a censorship row after being accused of banning Higher pupils from studying the acclaimed Scottish play Black Watch because of bad language and sexual content.
PLANS by Labour leader Ed Miliband to cut university tuition fees in England would leave Scottish higher education facing a multi-million funding gap.
A COLLEGE which suspended its principal just months after she was awarded an OBE has been accused of a "dereliction of duty" by student leaders.
THE first shared campus between Catholic and Jewish schools in Europe has been given the go-ahead.
SCHOOLS across Scotland are losing teachers in science, technology, engineering and maths subjects, according to new figures.
MORE than half of secondary teachers lack confidence in the delivery of flagship new Higher qualifications, according to a survey.
A SCOTTISH council has been accused of a cynical attempt to avoid legislation put in place to protect parents from repeated school closure threats.
FORMER leader of the Scottish Labour Party Wendy Alexander has been appointed as the international ambassador for a leading university.
SCOTTISH universities have been urged to save money and slash student debt by cutting the length of degree courses.
HEADTEACHERS will be forced to complete a tough new qualification as part of a drive to improve the classroom performance of Scotland's poorest school pupils, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
THE head of a newly-merged Scottish college who was awarded an OBE last year for services to education is facing disciplinary action.
PARENTS have called for a change in the law to prevent councils cutting the school week.
All but one of Scotland's councils have agreed to a Scottish Government deal not to cut teacher numbers in return for cash.
MINISTERS have been accused of putting a gun to the head of councils as it emerged that all but one local authority has signed up to a controversial deal to maintain teacher numbers.
UNIVERSITIES are reluctant to criticise ministerial policy on tuition fees because they fear repercussions, a leading principal has warned.
AN "exceptional" young PE teacher was sacked for sending four Facebook messages to sixth year pupils.
CONTROVERSIAL proposals to shorten the school week as part of council cuts have been given reluctant backing from headteachers.
COUNCILS face the loss of millions of pounds in government funding even if they narrowly fail to meet their share of new targets on teacher numbers.
THE cost of a part-time nursery place for children under two in Scotland has increased by 33 per cent since 2010, according to new research.