A crack team of education experts has been assembled to find teachers willing to “rise to the challenge” of leading the nation's schools.
Teachers at a school in Edinburgh are having pay deducted after refusing to work with “violent” additional needs pupils.
More students from some of Scotland’s most economically challenged areas are taking up places at Edinburgh University, according to a report.
Scotland’s largest teaching union is calling on members to reject what it describes as a “divisive” pay offer as a ballot gets under way.
The row about testing four and five year olds rumbles on. Education Secretary John Swinney has now announced an independent review into the controversial policy. The Scottish Parliament recently voted to scrap the assessments, as teachers’ unions raised concerns about the amount of time they take and parents claimed some children were left traumatised.
Some 30,000 marchers have taken to the streets of Glasgow to support teachers campaigning for a 10% pay rise, organisers have said.
Thousands of teachers from across Scotland have staged a march in support of calls for a 10% rise in pay.
Thousands of teachers from across Scotland are expected to march in Glasgow today to demand a rise in their salary and working conditions.
Moray’s newest secondary school has been hailed as a “template” for the rest of the country to follow.
Teachers are to be balloted on the latest pay offer which they are being urged to reject.
Anderson High School and halls of residence was formally opened yesterday by education secretary John Swinney, Deputy First Minister.
Opposition councillors in Moray are pressing the authority to consider ways of scrapping controversial tests for P1 pupils.
Education Secretary John Swinney has come under increased pressure to respect the result of a crunch Holyrood vote on controversial primary one tests.
Scrapping controversial tests for primary one pupils would be deeply irresponsible, Education Secretary John Swinney has said.
Victims of abuse in care are calling for a financial compensation scheme, with contributions from residential care providers, local authorities and religious orders as the “responsible” parties.
Education Secretary John Swinney has apologised to parliament for a “misleading” letter on controversial primary school tests sent by a senior civil servant.
Climate change is “one of the biggest issues of our time” the Scottish Government said yesterday as a new poll showed more and more Scots agree.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney was invited to visit Broadford Primary School to assess the state of the school and to meet representatives campaigning for a new facility in the south of the island.
Scotland’s independent schools have blasted plans for them to start paying business rates, saying they “make no sense”.
Calls have been made for an “urgent” review of subject choices in Scottish schools amid claims the country’s educational reputation is being “squandered”.
John Swinney yesterday promised a “renaissance” was under way in Scotland education - as a teaching union threatened to strike over pay.
Education Secretary John Swinney has hailed a new teacher training course for people living in rural areas as a way forward to filling much-needed vacancies across the remote north.
Ahead of today’s Convention of the Highlands and Islands, Deputy First Minister John Swinney considers some of the key issues faced by rural communities
Can you help out your neighbours? John Swinney calls for strong community spirit in wake of recent snow storms
Deputy First Minister John Swinney has asked the nation to consider how they can help their community as the Beast from the East continues to bite.
Members of the public are being urged to avoid travel in areas covered by the amber warning for snow – which has been extended into Friday morning.
Nearly 900 teaching jobs in the north of Scotland have had to be re-advertised since 2014.
Opponents of the Scottish Government’s controversial named person scheme have threatened fresh legal action.
The Scottish Government is to become a key funder of the Royal National Mòd.
A £20,000 bursary to cover teacher training has been announced by education secretary John Swinney, following calls to avert a crisis in north-east schools.
“Dear Mr Swinney. Please can you help me?” School girl writes letter in bid to find her school a permanent teacher
As education bosses scratched their heads over how best to find a new teacher for a tiny Highland school, pupil Poppy Dennis went right to the top.
The Scottish Government is facing fresh calls to clamp down on knife crime in schools, as the second anniversary of the stabbing of an Aberdeen schoolboy approaches.
Education Secretary John Swinney has admitted there are “challenges” recruiting teachers as he confirmed there are almost 700 vacancies in Scotland’s schools.