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Congratulations to all our Scottish students

August 5th, 2014 by Gerry

140,000 Scottish students will be receiving their exam results over the next two days. Those that opted to receive them by email and text will already have received them, while those delivered by post will get them tomorrow.

It has been reported that there are a record numbers of higher passes with 77% of students achieving a C grade or higher.

The schools Minister Dr Alasdair Allan said "Congratulations to the thousands of young people who have worked so hard, their families ... Read More »

Scotland's 2011 exam results. Congratulations to Scottish students!

August 4th, 2011 by Sara

First Tutors would like to congratulate the young Scottish students who have received their much awaited exam results. Well done!

Today, Education Secretary Mike Russell praised the hard work and achievement of young people across Scotland. Although the number of young people sitting exams has fallen, pass rates for Standard Grade and Hi... Read More »

Get down to Glasgow Science Centre

June 3rd, 2010 by Emily

Are you north of the border with a bored brood on your hand? Well, we have a super science idea that's sure to entertain your troops.

This week we focus on one of Scotland's most vibrant educational places - the impressive Glasgow Science Museum located, unsurprisingly, in Glasgow. A good mix of learning, fun and interactivity makes this a must-... Read More »

Wasted money training Scottish teachers

September 23rd, 2009 by Emily

According to the Scottish Labour party, more than £60m has been squandered on training teachers in Scotland who are still looking for work. Only one in seven qualified teachers has actually found work after being trained, and the party says that the cost of teacher training programmes is a waste of ... Read More »

Record pass rates for Scottish Higher and Standard Grades

August 6th, 2009 by Emily

Hot on the heels of the news that our primary school children have missed the mark in their English SATs come some happy tidings. Higher and Standard Grade pass rates for Scottish pupils have reached record levels.

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has... Read More »