Less than a third of teachers feel safe in Scottish schools despite measures to prevent coronavirus infections, according to a survey.
The Scottish Conservatives have made a fresh attempt to compel the Scottish Government to release the legal advice it received for the judicial review on the botched investigation into allegations against Alex Salmond.
An extra 2,000 new teachers need to be recruited simply to keep Scotland’s schools open this winter amid the coronavirus crisis, ministers have been told.
Scotland’s Deputy First Minister has said it is “very, very unlikely” people will be stopped by police under new coronavirus travel restrictions but the new measures will send a “clear signal” to the public.
Education Secretary John Swinney has insisted Scotland’s schools are “not a significant area of transmission” for coronavirus – despite union chiefs demanding part-time schooling in areas of Scotland placed under Level 4 restrictions.
A scheme that provides schoolchildren with free milk will continue after EU funding was revoked, Education Secretary John Swinney has announced.
A business leader has said the Scottish Government has failed companies by not coming up with an adequate contact tracing system.
It is not inevitable that parts of central Scotland will face tougher coronavirus restrictions this week, the Deputy First Minister has said.
Rules on the sale of alcohol in pubs could be reviewed if social distancing measures are repeatedly breached, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has warned.
Disruption to medical supplies and potential coronavirus vaccines as a result of Brexit cannot be ruled out, Scotland’s Deputy First Minister has said.
Scotland fans: Deputy first minister encourages celebrations but warns of the ‘very real threat’ of coronavirus
Deputy first minister John Swinney urged people "not to let their guard down" against the "very real threat of coronavirus" in the wake of last night's football celebrations.
Scotland must suppress coronavirus to be in the “best place” to enjoy qualifying for the delayed Euro 2020 Championship in the summer, the Deputy First Minister has said.
Any alternative to exams for awarding secondary school grades will be “fair to all pupils”, the Education Secretary has said.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney has defended the Scottish Government’s record on coronavirus contact tracing after new data revealed the system is performing worse than previously thought.
More than 1,400 teachers and support staff have been recruited across Scotland to help schools cope with the challenges of coronavirus – with hundreds more expected to join them in the coming weeks.
Alex Salmond has been criticised by MSPs for a delay in submitting written evidence to the Holyrood committee investigating the handling of harassment complaints against him.
The time the Scottish Government is taking to hand over information to the Alex Salmond inquiry is “totally unacceptable”, a Holyrood committee has said.
Students’ campus return: Scottish Government refuses to turn over its own correspondence with university bosses
The Scottish Government has been accused of showing "contempt" for the public after refusing to turn over its own correspondence with university bosses on students returning to campuses.
Scotland could be forced to follow England into lockdown this month or risk going it alone without the UK's full job retention scheme if national restrictions are required further down the line.
Alex Salmond case: Tories to lead parliamentary debate calling for Scottish Government to publish legal advice
The Scottish Conservatives will lead a parliamentary debate next week calling on the Scottish Government to publish legal advice they received in the Alex Salmond case.
Education Secretary John Swinney has argued there was “no real value” in recording details of meetings with SQA bosses in the months before the exam results scandal.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney has urged hotels in parts of Scotland with the lowest coronavirus restriction levels to not take bookings from people living in high-risk areas.
People should stay at home this Halloween and not go out guising, the Deputy First Minister has said.
Teachers and pupils in S4 or above will be required to wear face coverings in classrooms under new rules for schools in Level 3 areas of Scotland.
University students may not be allowed to return home over Christmas if coronavirus is not under control, Scotland’s Education Secretary has warned.
There is a "realistic possibility" students may not be able to return to their homes at Christmas, the deputy first minister has said.
Parents and pupils bombarded John Swinney with a barrage of criticism in the immediate aftermath of this year’s exam results landing on doorsteps.
The return of students to university after spending Christmas at home could be staggered, according to the Education Secretary.
Children in Scotland have been asked to avoid guising this Halloween as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
School pupils who need additional support for learning (ASL) will be more involved in decisions about their education, the Scottish Government has said.