The First Minister flew into the north-east yesterday to unveil a £1 billion spending plan for new schools across Scotland.
Contractors behind the Aberdeen bypass still have “work to do” to provide assurances over future maintenance of the crossing over the Don.
An anti-bullying roadshow is to visit schools in the north-east.
Education Secretary John Swinney said he is “very focused” on trying to secure additional teachers to fill vacancies in the north-east.
The First Minister has backed the decision of a former minister to continue as an MSP after resigning his Scottish Government position over “inappropriate behaviour”.
Teacher vacancies in Aberdeen have fallen by almost half since March.
A £3 million teacher training fund has been announced by Education Secretary John Swinney in Aberdeen today.
Nearly £9 million will be given to North-east school head teachers to help close the attainment gap.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney will give MSPs his response to a report into the death of an Aberdeen schoolboy.
Education Secretary John Swinney will meet Aberdeen City Council education convener Angela Taylor next month to discuss the city's high number of teacher vacancies.
Applications for teacher training posts aimed at redundant oil workers are now open.
COUNCIL tax will be frozen for the ninth consecutive year, Finance Minister John Swinney has announced.