Seven out of 10 teachers feel they lack the training to help pupils with mental health problems – while just over half say the pressures of the job have contributed to them suffering from conditions such as depression and anxiety.
Former prime minister Gordon Brown has been honoured for his “special work” in trying to ensure every child across the world can attend school.
A teachers’ group has warned strike action will be “inevitable” if an “acceptable” pay deal is not put forward before the end of the month.
Aberdeen’s Beach Ballroom was filled with applause and cheering yesterday as hundreds of new graduates both celebrated their achievements and prepared to enter the world of work.
The Education Secretary has suggested some councils do not “recognise the value” of teaching children to play musical instruments, during questioning about charges for the service by MSPs.
A university has pledged to double the number of full-time Scottish degree students it recruits from Scotland’s most deprived areas by next year.
Universities must do more to safeguard students’ mental health by contacting the families of those experiencing problems, Education Secretary Damian Hinds has said.
A former London schoolgirl who first met Michelle Obama in 2009 has said meeting the then-First Lady had a profound impact on her life.
A primary school teacher has asked her pupils not to buy her any Christmas presents this year, but to help her donate to a local foodbank instead.
Former first minister Jack McConnell has returned to the university where he once studied to serve as its new chancellor.
Aberdeen's struggle to attract teachers has been laid bare by education bosses' inability to fill a Gaelic teaching post - despite advertising it seven times in seven months.
School hours should be extended to 6pm and social media classes added to the curriculum in a bid to tackle youth violence, ministers have been told.
Parents have accused Aberdeenshire Council of putting their children at risk following a fire sparked by construction work.
A reduction in the number of categories for recording additional support needs (ASN) staff at schools risks “generalising” what resources are needed, it has been claimed.
Northern Ireland’s chief education inspector has urged teachers’ unions to call off industrial action which she says is preventing her from being able to carry out complete inspections.
Studying maths at Oxford is the course and institution combination that gives women graduates the greatest earnings return.
Thousands of teaching jobs in Scotland were re-advertised as schools struggled to fill vacant posts, new figures indicate.
Targets for the Scottish Government’s flagship scheme to prepare children and young people for the world of work are not being met, according to a report.
Swansea University has suspended its vice-chancellor, officials have confirmed.
Dozens of academics from a vital medical research unit have been poached from a north-east university, sparking fears about its reputation.
Boroughmuir High School in Edinburgh has been named Scottish state secondary school of the year in a new guide.
Ministers are being urged to scrap the current school leaving age of 16 and instead bring in a requirement that young people stay in learning, in either the classroom or the workplace, until they are 18.
Teachers in two trade unions have voted almost unanimously to reject the pay deal put forward by Scottish ministers.
Teachers could be balloted on industrial action in the row over pay, a union has warned.
Inspectors have criticised Aberdeen City Council for leaving a suburb without a “clear sense of direction”.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney is to promote Scottish trade and investment on a trip to India.
A bursary scheme designed to boost the number of maths and science teachers in Scotland’s schools is being extended, after helping more than 100 career-changers into the classroom.
A former education chief has admitted falsifying data on teacher numbers in order to meet targets set by the Scottish Government.
A national mental health charity met parents and teachers at a special event this week to discuss how emotional well-being is handled in schools across the country.
A new initiative to dispel stereotypes about nursing and prevent a future staffing crisis is being piloted in north-east primary schools.
Less than a fifth of food served in schools is from Scotland, according to new figures.
MSPs are to examine how national testing can help close the attainment gap in Scotland’s schools.