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Tag: Exams

Top Scots school Head “tired of constantly shifting sand” trying to run school during pandemic

A TOP Scots private school headteacher has said he is "tired of constantly shifting sand" while trying to run his school with ever-changing Covid...

Has the SQA “lost the confidence of Parliament”?

THE SQA has lost the confidence of the Scottish Parliament, according to Scottish Greens education spokesperson Ross Greer MSP.  Speaking in Parliament, Mr Greer highlighted...

Charities calls for investment in tutoring to urgently close the attainment gap as new government figures released

New figures released by the Scottish Government show 65% of Care Experienced Young People leave school without even one National 5 qualification. The figures,...

SQA exam marker struck off teaching register for helping pupils cheat

A SECONDARY teacher and SQA exam marker has been struck off for helping pupils cheat. Kirsty Parkes was sacked from her role at a high...

Tinkering with school exams will cost £4.5m, admits SQA

Exam chiefs and the government have been slammed by unions for "wasting" £4.5m of taxpayers' cash on changing school exams. The Scottish qualifications watchdog said...

Uni offers bouncy castles, knitting and David Attenborough to combat stress

STRESSED-out students at one of Scotland's top universities are getting bouncy castles, knitting classes and David Attenborough recordings to help combat frazzled nerves. Glasgow University...

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