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Jane Bradley: Children just aren’t that bothered by P1 tests
17 HRS AGO - My daughter loved the P1 standardised assessments. I realise that if she reads this in the future, Expand
Council leader warns against ‘political posturing’ over P1 testing opt-out
18 HRS AGO - COUNCILS have been urged not to use the issue of controversial primary school testing as a Expand
Scottish universities criticised for ‘misleading’ online claims
1 DAY AGO - A number of universities – including some in Scotland – are presenting Expand
Universities Scotland comments on latest UCAS figures
2 DAYS AGO - Commenting on the figures released today, Professor Andrea Nolan, Convener of Universities Expand
Record numbers for Higher Education
2 DAYS AGO - Record proportion of 18 year old university entrants.
First phase of university transformation plan announced
2 DAYS AGO - Proposals include new £35m facility in Dumfries & Galloway in SRUC transformation into Expand
Tories lead calls in Holyrood to scrap Scottish P1 tests
3 DAYS AGO - Tory MSP Liz Smith led calls in Holyrood for the Scottish Government to scrap national assessments Expand
John Swinney told to ‘listen’ and scrap P1 tests
3 DAYS AGO - Education secretary John Swinney has been urged to “listen and learn” by scrapping Expand
School subject cuts hit disadvantaged pupils hardest
3 DAYS AGO - CUTS in the number of pupils sitting secondary school subjects are hitting those from Expand
‘Deeply flawed’ P1 test won’t close attainment gap, says head
17 HRS AGO - John Swinney’s primary one tests are “deeply flawed” and will lead to judgments Expand
Brian Wilson: Testing means little without resources
1 DAY AGO - The debate about testing Primary One children covers a narrow area of policy. Everyone agrees Expand
Three Scottish universities rapped over online claims
1 DAY AGO - THREE Scottish universities have been criticised for making potentially misleading claims on their Expand
Inquiry starts into Edinburgh Royal High School future
2 DAYS AGO - An architect and historian hit out at a music school’s plans for Edinburgh’s former Expand
John Swinney to 'proceed until apprehended' on P1 testing
3 DAYS AGO - JOHN Swinney has a motivational postcard on his desk with the phrase “proceed until apprehended” Expand
Subjects offered to students being ‘squeezed’ at Scottish schools
3 DAYS AGO - A reduction in the number of subject choices in some schools is having a significant impact on Expand
Pupils who smoke 'should be helped to quit' rather than punished
3 DAYS AGO - FOR generations of rebellious pupils having a fly smoke behind the bike sheds before class was a Expand
Scottish teachers reject 'derisory' 3% pay offer
4 DAYS AGO - TEACHING unions have rejected the offer of a three per cent pay rise branding it "derisory".
Desperate parents campaign to stop closure of much loved nursery
18 HRS AGO - IN a community routinely described as Scotland’s most deprived there has been one dependable Expand
SQA supports GTCS Awards
1 DAY AGO - We helped recognise teacher achievements at the Awards ceremony.
Aberdeen council to defy John Swinney and scrap P1 school tests
2 DAYS AGO - Council leaders in Aberdeen have signalled their intention to scrap controversial tests for P1 Expand
Education Scotland launches new national model of professional learning
2 DAYS AGO - NEW NATIONAL MODEL OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNING will support and strengthen professional learning for Expand
More Scots going to university as gap between rich and poor narrows
2 DAYS AGO - RECORD numbers of Scots have secured a place at university with progress on those from the poorest Expand
Nothing to fear' from Scotland’s school tests says international expert
3 DAYS AGO - CONTROVERSIAL primary school assessments should not cause undue concern, according to an Expand
Quiz: Could you pass Scotland’s P1 test?
3 DAYS AGO - Testing for primary one pupils in Scotland are currently at the centre of an ongoing political row.
Analysis: For some young people smoking still has that cool rebellious image
3 DAYS AGO - You might think that smoking is a done issue, but it is still the most important cause of Expand

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