Students score US university success

13 January 2016

Forty-three British state school students from low and middle-income homes have won places to study at America’s top universities via the Sutton Trust charity.

Ministers offered maths and physics advice

6 January 2016

Government-funded increases to pay and paying off student loans are among suggestions from school leaders for solving the recruitment crisis in physics and mathematics.

Anger at poverty ‘blame culture’

6 January 2016

Teaching unions have attacked a “blame culture” that is being promoted around the government’s child poverty and social mobility strategy.

Review into school’s approach to CfE exams

2 December 2015

Parents who are concerned their children could leave their school without qualifications because of the way it has handled the new curriculum have welcomed an independent review by Education Scotland.

Arts ‘must have parity’ with STEM subjects

2 December 2015

The head of a girls’ independent school has criticised arts provision in state schools, claiming that subjects like music and the creative arts have been “all but squeezed out” of the school day.

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