More than a quarter of elite female GB athletes have said their ability to train and compete has been hampered by breast pain from ill-fitting bras.
Education bosses at a north-east council spent more than £250,000 on protective equipment for school staff following the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Evening Express can exclusively reveal.
There is “precisely no connection” between the announcement of a return to schools and the First Minister’s evidence to the Salmond Inquiry, the Education Secretary has said.
A partial return of all secondary school pupils to the classroom from Monday was “politically motivated”, as the Scottish Government was seeking a “good news story”, a senior teaching union official has claimed.
A teaching union has called for an “education-led recovery” from the coronavirus pandemic.
An education trade union has said the return of children to school cannot be rushed - after the Scottish Conservative party called for classes to be restarted earlier than planned.
Council chiefs have spent more than £750,000 on equipment to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Aberdeen’s schools, the Evening Express can reveal.
A teachers union has called for a rethink on back to school plans after the First Minister announced a phased return for pupils next week.
Almost half of supply teachers have reported a lack of employment opportunities across Scotland amid the pandemic, according to a survey.
A north-east teachers' union has welcomed plans to reopen classrooms but has warned there must be a "substantial" reduction in community transmission before pupils can return.
Campaigners have welcomed the news that the youngest pupils are likely to return to school later this month but said the continuing limbo is “devastating” for older children.
Parents will find out later if their children will be able to return to school by the middle of February, as Nicola Sturgeon gives the latest update on Covid-19 lockdown restrictions.
Urgent action should be taken to employ supply teachers to provide extra catch-up support for pupils during the pandemic, the Scottish Liberal Democrats have said.
Councils across the north-east have vowed to do all they can to ensure “no child is left behind” after the first minister confirmed schools will be shut to the majority of pupils until February.
Calls have been made for the reopening of schools to be postponed and more remote learning to be used to keep staff and pupils safe.
Hundreds of school staff in the north-east have tested positive for Covid-19 since pupils returned to classrooms.
An Aberdeen teachers' union has welcomed the decision to postpone the return to school after the Christmas holidays and to use remote learning.
An Aberdeen teachers' union has slammed "ludicrous" claims staff are safe from Covid-19 in schools - and invited public health officials to visit classrooms.
A teachers' union in Aberdeen has urged ministers to "think about" whether school staff should receive priority access to the Covid-19 vaccine.
Teachers in Aberdeen could stage a walkout after their request for days of remote learning to prevent the spread of Covid-19 was rejected.
Government is risking teachers’ health by keeping schools open after Christmas break, says north-east union
Ministers are failing to protect teachers from Covid-19 by keeping schools open after the Christmas break, a north-east trade union has warned.
Education chiefs have begun drafting in dozens of extra teachers in north-east schools to cope with Covid-19 absences and provide support for pupils.
Parents across the north-east have been told to wear face coverings when dropping off and picking up their children at school.
Parents, pupils and teachers have been warned over the threat of Covid-19 after an entire class at an Aberdeen primary were told to isolate at home.
Teachers have been praised for their dedication to the job after returning to the classroom - despite a survey showing more than half felt uncomfortable doing so.
Bosses at a teaching union have called for more teachers to be hired to help city schools cope with the impact of Covid-19.
Pupils in schools across the north-east will be required to wear face coverings in corridors, communal areas and transport from next week.
‘No distancing needed’ when children return to schools next month, despite ‘less clear’ evidence for older pupils
Children should not have to physically distance when schools return next month despite “less clear” evidence about the safety of older pupils, the Scottish Government’s scientific advisers have said.
An Aberdeen trade union chief has suggested temporary buildings could be installed at schools to get more pupils into the classroom.
All schools will close from tomorrow – but some teachers may go back in next week, a senior union official has said.