One in eight schools in Tayside and Fife do not have enough teaching staff as children return to school, new figures show.
Dundee is not suffering from a drop-off in teachers from the European Union despite a nationwide shortage, according to the city council.
Nearly two in five physics teachers do not have a degree in the science, according to new figures.
A social networking tool made available to every schoolchild in Scotland has been infiltrated by graphic content, drug pushers and individuals identifying themselves as paedophiles.
Primary school teachers lose more than a million hours of lesson time each year toilet-training children and teaching them basic hygiene, according to new research.
Scotland's largest teaching union has warned of a "retention crisis" in Tayside and Fife schools following a rise in the number of teachers signed off with stress.
There are 428 fewer teachers in Tayside and Fife's secondary schools than a decade ago, official figures show.
Teacher jobs threatened and school crossing patrollers face axe in ‘most challenging’ Perth and Kinross budget
Scores of teaching posts could be axed as council bosses scramble to make savings of more than £40 million over the next three years.
Talks will be held between Dundee City Council and Scotland's largest teaching union over how to deal with violent and aggressive pupils.
Dundee forced to re-advertise more teacher vacancies than any another council in Scotland, new figures show
Hundreds of teacher vacancies in Tayside have been re-advertised as schools struggle to find recruits.