A primary school is to consider buying a washing machine to cater for pupils whose parents cannot afford to clean their children’s clothes.
Blagging it, either in a test or under the pressure of a teacher’s question in class, is an experience we can all relate to.
Shetland councillors have approved plans to cut free public transport for senior secondary pupils attending schools outside their catchment area.
A school in Theresa May’s constituency has made a “wish list” for parents to help purchase supplies including pens, pencils and toilet paper.
A school has reportedly put together a “wish list” for parents to help purchase supplies including pens, pencils and toilet paper.
This is the moment a little boy was practising his writing – and took one instruction a little too literally.
One of Inverness’s most deprived areas is to have a new ‘education campus’ in plans approved by Highland councillors yesterday.
Most students have not used drugs during their time at university and more think excessive alcohol consumption is a bigger issue, a new study suggests.
John Swinney yesterday promised a “renaissance” was under way in Scotland education - as a teaching union threatened to strike over pay.
In education we’ve all had moments, either sticking your hand up in class or during an exam, that we’ve cringed over later – but when your professor remembers it as an anecdote for a discussion on “dumbest students”, you know it’s bad.
More than 20 newly trained teachers have been hired to ease classroom shortages across Moray next term, following a shake-up of the recruitment process.
Nicola Sturgeon has hit back at Tory claims she should “give it a rest” when it comes to Scottish independence.
A £50 million cash pot aimed at helping efforts to reduce the educational attainment gap could end up instead paying to “simply maintain basic services” in Scotland’s schools, Labour has claimed.
Scores of schools across Scotland will share £50 million in funding as the Scottish Government continues efforts to close the educational attainment gap.
“Go on a school trip they said. Volunteer they said. IT’LL BE FUN THEY SAID…”
Children’s Commissioner Bruce Adamson has called for more safe spaces in schools.
Education chiefs have been unsuccessful in their search for a head teacher for a temporarily closed primary school, despite extending the application deadline for a third time.
This is the “crime scene” which greeted staff and pupils at a school in the US – a car had apparently crashed through a wall creating a large hole and sending bricks flying.
The first ground has been broken on what is being hailed as a huge step in transforming education in the north-east.
An Aberdeenshire native is to return home to take the reins of the region’s education department.
Grammar schools are to be handed tens of millions of pounds to allow them to expand, the government has said.
A 96-year-old woman standing in this week’s council elections has vowed to stand up for the elderly and for teachers if she wins a seat.
The University of Buckingham will become the first UK university to launch a “drug-free” policy, where students will have to sign a contract promising not to take drugs on campus.
Pupils in the Western Isles will soon be offered the chance to take lessons in Mandarin, thanks to a pioneering educational project which uses a live video link to provide a greater range of school subjects.
Prejudiced parents are abusing their right to withdraw children from RE lessons, according to teachers.
Pushy parents paying tens of thousands of pounds for a private school education are piling the pressure on teachers to get their children good grades and a top university place, a union leader has warned.
The overall number of people who have applied to UK higher education courses for 2018 has dropped by around 11,000.
A leader of the country’s biggest teaching union has defended spending hundreds of thousands of pounds on a school funding campaign, saying it will do the same again.
Infant school children are showing signs of mental health issues such as anxiety, panic attacks and depression, according to a poll of teachers.
Academies have been accused of frittering away public money on “branded biscuits and USB sticks” while state schools are struggling to release cash for “essentials” such as pens and paper.
Thousands of children with special needs are paying the price of a “crisis” in education funding, a union has claimed.
Teachers are being expected to “live like students” in halls of residence because of a housing crisis, it has been suggested.