THE principal of one of the country’s largest colleges has resigned following an independent review into the running of the institution. 6 Comments
TEACHERS have been told to focus on basic literacy and numeracy in the classroom as a way of driving up attainment in Scotland’s schools. 56 Comments
Labour has urged the Scottish Government to allow schools to delay the implementation of new exams where teachers say they are not ready. 23 Comments
Teacher numbers in Scotland have fallen to their lowest point since 2007, according to official figures out today.
Around 300,000 public sector workers in Scotland are taking strike action today over changes to their pensions, in a mass walk-out which is affecting schools, travel, hospitals and courts. 94 Comments
TEACHERS at Scotland’s private schools will work through the nationwide strike planned for next week, but only after a ballot mix-up which has left many angry at being unable to take industrial action. 2 Comments
THE number of international students studying in Scotland has risen dramatically as the country’s universities seek overseas fees as a way of tackling funding shortfalls.
MEMBERS of Scotland’s largest teaching union have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strikes over proposed changes to pensions.
STUDENTS from Jewel & Esk College have been praised for their work at the recent Lammermuir Festival.
MORE children from poor backgrounds hope to go to university than widely thought, but many do not know how to make their dreams a reality, an influential think-tank has warned.
PHILOSOPHER AC Grayling has outlined what students will be taught at his new £18,000-a-year private university.
THERE are already students from both England and Scotland who are coming straight into second year if they have the qualifications.
No-one ever wants to see pupils being excluded from school. It is a drastic final step, which schools will go out of their way to avoid taking.
THE number of children being taught in Gaelic each year needs to more than double to reverse the decline of the language.
ACCORDING to the Learning and Teaching Scotland quango, the Curriculum for Excellence is supposed to achieve nothing less than a transformation in Scotland to provide a coherent, more flexible and enriched education for our children.
TEACHERS have agreed to hold a ballot to boycott the development of the Scottish Government's Curriculum for Excellence.
THE Scottish Government has been forced to step in with a £15 million emergency cash injection to stave off a threat of a national strike in schools.