John Swinney has said he has a “relentless focus” on improving the education system in Scotland, despite concerns being raised over standardised assessments.
An Aberdeen university will open up almost 200 new graduate apprenticeship places as part of efforts to improve work-based learning in the north-east.
Parents and guardians are being urged to give their views on plans to shake-up the Aberdeen school holidays.
Schoolchildren around the United Kingdom have been displaying home-made placards during the Youth Strike 4 Climate action.
Mounted police were used to move protesters off the roads as they blocked traffic during a climate change demonstration.
Roads have been brought to a standstill as thousands of schoolchildren protested against climate change.
Thousands of children have gone on strike from school to instead join protests calling for more global action on climate change. Youth Strike 4 Climate protests are taking place across Britain, inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg’s weekly demonstrations outside her nation’s parliament to urge leaders to tackle the issue.
Schoolchildren are taking a stand against climate change, with thousands of pupils walking out of class to demand immediate action.
Thousands of youngsters are on strike from school on Friday as part of a global youth action over climate change.
Highland Council’s administration yesterday got its budget of £37.5million savings through yesterday - but there were concerns inside and outside the chamber over cuts to education.
Argyll school creates 10 new bursaries to encourage west Highland and Western Isles children to attend
An Argyll boarding school has created 10 special bursaries to encourage West Highland and Western Isles children to attend.
One of the most enjoyable aspects of my return to Aberdeen has been to start a programme of visits to schools across the north-east.
A major blaze in a science building at the University of St Andrews began accidentally, police believe.
An MSP has accused Labour of providing music tuition “for the few, not the many” after a council controlled by the party became Scotland’s first to propose scrapping the service for most pupils.
A north-east school community has come through dark days to enjoy the benefits of a stunning new home, Provost of Aberdeenshire Bill Howatson said yesterday.
A union representative has questioned why teachers have to “waste time” on carrying out controversial tests, claiming they give no extra insight into pupil performance.
Students at colleges across the north of Scotland faced yet more disruption yesterday as lecturers took part in industrial action over pay.
Pupil support assistants have described being bitten, spat at, cut, beaten and even kicked in the teeth in a new report.
More than a dozen schools are closed in Moray today after heavy snow overnight.
A London school has unwittingly created a new meme after sharing a photo of someone in a Spider-man costume speaking to students on its Twitter account.
Mobile phones should be banned from classrooms, with pupils to be lectured about the dangers of device dependency, the schools minister has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she hopes teachers will accept their new pay offer.
Inspectors have given a Moray school and nursery a positive report with staff praised for their ability to work as a team.
Teachers are to begin voting on whether to accept their latest pay offer, with Scotland’s largest teaching union recommending the deal is rejected.
The Scottish Government has agreed to review its policy presumption to place pupils with additional support needs (ASN) in mainstream schools.
An international expert who advises the Scottish Government on education took the controversial test for primary one pupils, and he told MSPs: “I didn’t find all the questions easy.”
A policy presumption to place pupils with additional support needs in mainstream schools should be reformed, the Scottish Conservatives have said.
There has been a rise in the number of students from Scotland’s most deprived areas completing college courses, according to official statistics.
Pupils and staff at a primary school in West Dunbartonshire are to be given a vaccine against Hepatitis A after one child contracted it.
Coded religious documents have been read for the first time in centuries after a divinity student cracked the code.
A north-east businessman is concerned about the state of secondary education and fears low numeracy and literacy rates could hit his firm’s recruitment efforts.
The Education Secretary said he believes teachers work “too many hours” as he unveiled plans to boost numbers in the profession.