Scotland's largest teaching union has called for a major shakeup of classrooms by introducing two-year qualifications for S4 pupils in a bid to increase subject choice in schools.
One of Scotland's top medical professionals has called for urgent action to tackle the scandal of "widespread" bullying and harassment in the NHS.
A new Scottish Government strategy to tackle alcohol and drug addiction has been labelled a ‘tragic missed opportunity’ and ‘dangerously complacent’ by opposition politicians.
A whistleblowing website for teachers has been launched by a Fife educator after a series of anonymous open letters criticised the Scottish Government's record on schools.
The Scottish Government has been warned it could face widespread protests from business leaders if it pushes ahead with plans to create an alcohol licensing register.
A Scottish licensing chief has slammed proposals to freeze fees for people applying for a permit to sell alcohol amid claims renewal charges would fail to meet even basic costs.
A maligned social networking tool has been reintroduced to Scottish schools despite ongoing concerns over access to pupil information.
Authorities are attempting to fix safety concerns about a school networking app months after they were first warned of problems.
The Scottish Government handed over a six-figure sum to an advertising agency to promote the country overseas without producing any written instructions for how the cash was to be used.
Education Scotland's chief executive has admitted safety controls on a social networking tool used in Scottish schools are "not hugely effective".