Minister for Education Norma Foley: said work is continuing ‘to ensure that all students are treated fairly’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Education Norma Foley has moved to reassure thousands of Leaving Cert students that the new calculated grades system will be “accurate, r(...)

Pupils arrive at Kelso High School on the Scottish Borders as schools in Scotland started reopening on Tuesday. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

More than 100,000 Scottish exam grades that were marked down last week will be reinstated, by restoring results to those recommended by teachers, Scot(...)

 Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon visits West Calder High School in West Calder, Edinburgh. Photograph: Fraser Bremner-Pool/Getty Images

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has apologised to tens of thousands of teenagers whose exam results were downgraded last week and promised u(...)

Dylan Quigley finding out his exam results with his sister Louise and mum Susan at Linwood High in Renfrewshire. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/JSHPIX/PA Wire

Scotland’s exams authority has been warned it will be deluged with appeals after it rejected nearly 124,000 recommendations from teachers for this yea(...)