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‘Postcode lottery’ of Scotland’s Advanced Highers

16 May 2018

Schools in the most disadvantaged areas of Scotland are much less likely to offer pupils a broad range of Advanced Highers, which has deepened concerns over fair access to both qualifications and higher education.







Information-sharing call for domestic violence cases

9 May 2018

A new approach to information-sharing between the police and schools to help ensure that teachers are aware when pupils have experienced domestic abuse should be rolled out nationally, headteachers say.



Digital Schools

9 May 2018

?A total of 38 Scottish schools have been recognised for excellence in digital teaching and learning via the Digital School award.




FI in Schools launches

9 May 2018

?Teachers and students interested in getting on the grid for the 2018/19 season of the F1 in Schools global education challenge can now register online.







MPs launch school funding inquiry

2 May 2018

MPs have launched an investigation into education funding in England. The House of Commons Education Select Committee is to scrutinise the government’s funding reforms, including the roll-out of the National Funding Formula.


Shakespeare – Live!

2 May 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) production of Macbeth reached thousands of young people through its free Live Lesson and Schools’ Broadcast last month.




Students raise air pollution concerns

2 May 2018

?More than four in 10 children living in urban areas (43 per cent) are concerned about the levels of air pollution near their school, a survey has shown.




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