Some teachers may end up earning less than the minimum wage for extra work around exams, The Ferret can reveal.
The number of children learning a musical instrument in Scottish schools has fallen dramatically during the pandemic, leading to fears lessons may be permanently affected.
The Scottish Government is facing fresh calls for reform of key qualifications in secondary schools and colleges after analysis of official data highlighted problems with major subjects.
Documents obtained by The Ferret about the Scottish Government's standardised testing policy reveal a range of potential risks including data losses, invalid results and a potential boycott by teachers.
Just three people in Scotland have been identified as at risk of being "drawn into terrorism" in Scotland since 2011.