29th Jun 2022
Should teachers talk about Indyref2 in schools?
Schools and teachers must be trusted to give a balanced view on the proposed Scottish independence referendum – and not be stifled by fears of bias
Tes’ 10 questions with...Chris Smith
The award-winning maths teacher talks about why his subject is ‘beautiful’
27th Jun 2022
Why school league tables are outdated and unfair
School league tables are an anachronism when schools do so much more than put students through exams, says John Rutter
Are school faculties only good for saving money?
New research finds teachers’ views of faculties are ‘damning’, sparking call for schools to ‘revert to subject-based leadership’
22nd Jun 2022
Transgender and non-binary students: legal issues in Scotland
Lawyers Lorna Davis and Claire Fowler explain planned changes in legislation and recently published guidance on supporting transgender students in schools
Dundee teacher strike called off after legal intervention
Court decision stops Dundee City Council ‘implementing’ or ‘taking any further steps to implement’ faculties in its schools
Is single-sex schooling becoming a thing of the past?
Scotland’s last all-girls state school started taking in boys in 2021-22, but what does that tell us about the future of single-sex schooling? Emma Seith investigates