Policy needs to focus on making the teaching profession stable and more appealing. South Africa must ensure its locally trained teachers have more reason to stay in the country.
Scotland's former first minister has sparked outrage in the UK with his latest move.
Barcelona has become the test case for separatists Europe over.
An old Scottish master has revealed its secret after 430 years. What next from art detectives?
Specialist courts and judges could ensure that key laws protecting the environment are upheld. But the Scottish government has rejected the idea
Most people's shortbread-tin ideas about the Highlands and Islands are missing a key traditional ingredient.
Thanks to innovative technology, the third Forth bridge continues a proud legacy of state-of-the-art bridge engineering across three centuries.
With all parties backing the fracking ban apart from the Tories, Scotland will have to secure full devolvement for energy if it is to fully realise its ambitions for renewables
They erupted for billions of years and make Earth's volcanoes look like molehills. Here's what we know and what we don't know about them.
When you put together the efforts of the Spanish authorities to curb media coverage of the Catalan referendum, you have a deeply worrying picture.
Scotland voted for its own parliament in September 1997, but has yet to make its mind up about the biggest issue of all.
If only DNA samples and microfibres made crimes as easy to solve as on CSI.
Brain games, learning languages, rowing? Beware of snake oil salesman claiming we know it all.
Why this is arguably the most important Labour leadership election in Scotland since 1999.
Channel 4 news anchor drew thundering applause at the Edinburgh TV Festival, but don't believe every word.
Why go to all that bother when you can just half-fill the kettle?
Ten new remote cameras will soon be scouring the British night skies for meteorites.
Drug deaths in Scotland are now among the highest in Europe. What can be done?
America's answer to Kafka and Dostoevsky gets real at the Edinburgh International Festival.
East London collective Boy Blue Entertainment have taken their provocative show to the Edinburgh International Festival.