The use of restraint and seclusion in schools across Scotland is largely unmonitored by local authorities, an investigation has indicated.
A Scottish council has voted to end controversial standardised testing for primary one pupils.
A quadriplegic student who became paralysed three years ago drew cheers from his classmates as he walked across the stage at his graduation ceremony.
Derek Mackay insisted improving education was the “defining mission” of the Scottish Government as he announced more money for schools in his Budget.
Attainment in Higher exams has fallen for the third year in a row, new figures show.
A third of youngsters in the Education Secretary’s back yard left primary school without achieving expected standards in literacy, new figures show.
Fewer than three out of five youngsters leaving primary school in Scotland’s most deprived areas achieve the expected standards in literacy.
Plans to revamp a rural primary school have proven controversial as villagers have accused Perth and Kinross Council of attempting a “short-term fix”.
Schools built almost a century after other working educational buildings will have to be prioritised for repair, the council has said.
Seven out of 10 teachers feel they lack the training to help pupils with mental health problems – while just over half say the pressures of the job have contributed to them suffering from conditions such as depression and anxiety.