An education professor has told MSPs some Scottish schools are using assessments in ways which are “not ethical”, such as the use of nursery data to stream primary one pupils.
The Education Secretary should apologise for “fabricating fictional support” for a controversial national testing scheme of primary one pupils, the Liberal Democrats have said.
Exhausted and overworked teachers are struggling more and more with stress, a survey has revealed.
Scotland’s Deputy First Minister is holding weekly resilience meetings to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.
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.
Investment of £1 billion has been announced by the Scottish Government to help rebuild and refurbish schools in Scotland.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney is to promote Scottish trade and investment on a trip to India.
A Scottish Government scheme set up to help oil workers who lost their jobs in the downturn retrain as teachers has recruited just nine people since it launched.
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.
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.
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.