A bursary scheme designed to boost the number of maths and science teachers in Scotland’s schools is being extended, after helping more than 100 career-changers into the classroom.
Steps are to be taken to increase the number of teachers from ethnic minority backgrounds after a report highlighted issues with discrimination.
The First Minister has said that she recognises the pain faced by public sector workers, with teachers preparing to march in Glasgow on Saturday.
Trying to connect with your students as a teacher whilst still helping them learn is never the simplest of tasks for a teacher – but this one has got it nailed.
The Scottish Government has been urged to step in and prevent the loss of about 40 teachers in Fife as schools face budget cuts.
Everyone has a story from school when they’ve been caught passing letters in class, and some stories are more embarrassing than others.
The phrase might be that “kids say the funniest things” but one young student actually spoke a lot of sense when she excitedly described animal poo as a “facts envelope”.
A local teachers’ union rep has warned of a “recruitment and retention crisis” in schools if a pay deal isn’t brokered with local authorities.
Engineers design computer simulator that can help prepare teachers for ‘real-life’ shooter scenarios
A computer-based simulator that can train teachers on how to save lives when an armed attacker bursts through a school door has been developed in the US.
Dundee’s children and families services convener has been accused of “rank complacency” over the local authority’s struggle to recruit science and maths teachers.
Dundee's supply teacher bill has risen by almost a third in the last four years, new figures have revealed.
Angus councillors have delivered a “let teachers teach” message over a Scottish Government consultation on education excellence.
Education Secretary John Swinney has unveiled plans for a £1 million drive to recruit more than 200 new teachers.
A Dundee teaching union boss has called for schools to scrap their “one size fits all” approach to homework.