THE new headteacher of a private school has claimed single-sex education has a crucial role to play in helping to address the gender imbalance.
IT is the school where praising pupils' intelligence is frowned upon.
CONCERNS have been raised about one of the new exams sat by pupils this summer.
EXAM bosses have been urged to reduce the amount of testing in schools as part of moves to tackle the workload crisis facing teachers.
THE number of pupils studying Russian at Higher level has risen sharply just a year before the national examinations body intends to scrap the qualification.
THE number of students from European Union countries securing a place at a Scottish university has risen sharply, new figures show.
FLAGSHIP qualifications designed to raise the profile of science and languages in Scottish schools should be scrapped, teachers' leaders have said.
TEACHERS' leaders have called for more support to deliver flagship new Higher exams as schools return after the summer holiday.
TEACHERS at Inverclyde schools can be forgiven if they cannot tell some of their new intake apart.
STUDENT satisfaction in Scottish higher education has hit record levels, a new survey shows.
Parents of children attending Glasgow's only private Gaelic nursery claim they will be £1,300 per year per child worse off after the city council decided not to award it a new contract.
A GROUP of private nurseries in Scotland has employed a speech and language therapist to tackle increasing problems amongst pre-school children.
Pupil intake at a troubled school in Edinburgh has plummeted after its headteacher was charged with domestic abuse.
HUNDREDS of student flats are to be built on a derelict site to combat a shortage of accommodation for young people in Glasgow.
A FLAGSHIP policy to provide free childcare to Scottish families has been attacked by opposition politicians.
PARENTS are struggling to access free childcare places in their chosen nurseries under a flagship Scottish Government initiative.
A RECORD number of pupils in Scotland have secured a higher education place for later this year.
ONE pupil delighted with his results yesterday was 18-year-old David Browne from Glasgow.
PUPILS across Scotland have been celebrating the record results in their National, Higher and Advanced Higher exams.
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AS pupils who receive their exam results today experience a gamut of emotions from delight to despair, the over-riding feeling amongst ministers and exam officials is probably one of relief.
NEW school qualifications have been hailed a success after more than a year of upheaval in the classroom, although pass rates at Higher and Advanced Higher have fallen.
ONE of the most hotly disputed topics in Scottish education in recent years has been the subject of university entry.
PUPILS will face a tough scramble for university places this year as thousands across Scotland prepare to receive their exam results tomorrow.
COUNCILS are struggling to deliver a flagship policy to provide free nursery care to vulnerable two-year-olds because of a shortage of nursery places, a new survey shows.
FRESH evidence has emerged of the supply teacher crisis which has hit Scottish schools over the past few years.
BUSINESS leaders have backed Scottish Government plans to increase the number of women on university courses traditionally dominated by men.
NEW rules on school closures that come into force today will provide "important safeguards" for rural communities, learning minister Alasdair Allan said.
UNIVERSITIES and colleges have been told to increase the number of women on courses traditionally dominated by men, and improve female representation at management level.