Headteachers are to be given a raft of new powers, as part of wide-reaching reforms to Scotland's school system, John Swinney announced.Read the full story ›
The £430,000 investment is being seen as vote of confidence in the sector.Read the full story ›
Parents who require transport for their primary or secondary school children are being urged to apply for a place on the school bus before the deadline.
Cumbria County Council say the transport will begin at the start of the 2017 school year.
The free transport will be available to pupils who are up to the age of eight and live more than two miles away from their qualifying school or catchment. The transport will also be available for free for pupils over the age of eight who live more than three miles away.
Other children may be entitled to financial help with school transport if they are already entitled to free school meals or their family receive the maximum level of working tax credit.
Applications close on Friday, 30 June. Outcomes will be given within three-four weeks.
More details can be found on the council website.
They say schools face making £3 billion of savings, but the Department for Education says school funding is at a record level.Read the full story ›
Recent strikes held at further education colleges across Scotland are at an end as the two parties reach agreement.Read the full story ›
The Annan Activity and Resource centre held an open day to show the public exactly what they do.Read the full story ›
Staff at further education colleges in southern Scotland are on strike again today, in a dispute over pay.
Members of the E-I-S union say they haven't received an agreed pay rise.
Borders College and Dumfries and Galloway College are expected to be affected.
D&G council have released a long list of all the subjects 3,000 students across the region will be sitting at least one higher exam on.Read the full story ›
Students studying Horse Care at Borders College showcase their skills to prospective pupils.Read the full story ›