Workload, stress and pay blame...

Jan 13, 2018 by

SCHOOLS have faced an exodus of their most experienced teachers over the past seven years at a time of unprecedented upheaval in the...

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Record numbers taking unauthor...

Jan 2, 2018 by

ALMOST one million school days were lost last year in Scotland because pupils took unauthorised holidays – the highest figures...

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End of Auld Lang Syne? Anthem ...

Dec 28, 2017 by

THE future of Auld Lang Syne being sung at the turn of the New Year has been thrown into doubt, with just three per cent of people in...

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Statistics on pupils’ skills ‘...

Dec 11, 2017 by

Andrew Denholm – THE national performance of Scotland’s primary pupils in literacy and numeracy cannot currently be measured in...

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Scots youth football chiefs ha...

Dec 1, 2017 by

SCOTTISH youth football chiefs had until recently no oversight of child protection issues according to a new review that also...

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Fast-track teaching scheme con...

Oct 28, 2017 by

Universities say plan backs idea of middle-class ‘saviours’ helping deprived pupils A CONTROVERSIAL fast-track teaching scheme...

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Glasgow’s private school...

Oct 15, 2017 by

Paul Hutcheon – PRIVATE schools in Glasgow have received around £5.7 million in “charitable” tax breaks at the same time as...

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Tough new targets for schools ...

Oct 5, 2017 by

A key target of the Scottish Government is to increase the percentage of pupils from the poorest backgrounds securing at least one...

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