Category Archives: Mike Russell

Tavish Scott on SNP "scandal" over Stow

How convenient for the SNP that they managed to get themselves embroiled in another scandal the week that Willie Rennie has no First Minister’s Question. I am fairly sure that if he did, he would have asked about the furore … Continue reading

Posted in Colleges, further education, kirk ramsay, Mike Russell, stow college, Tavish Scott, Willie Rennie | Leave a comment

The Scottish Government experiments on my child!

It’s a pretty anxious time for any parent with a child in the early years of secondary school in Scotland. The Scottish Government has introduced a new Curriculum, called the Curriculum for Excellence which aims to produce a new generation of … Continue reading

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Rennie highlights independence threat to Scottish research funding

The debate on whether Scotland should become an independent country or not is one which will go on for the next few years until the referendum takes place. However, there’s one phrase I’m already sick to death of hearing. You … Continue reading

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>Jeremy Purvis puts fair access to higher education at heart of Liberal Democrat thinking

>Today Cabinet Secretary for Education Mike Russell outlined the proposals in his long awaited Green Paper for Higher Education. He outlined a number of various options with the aim of maintaining Scotland’s reputation for world class academic excellence. The six … Continue reading

Posted in Higher education, Jeremy Purvis, Mike Russell, Nicola Sturgeon, SNP, Tuition fees | 3 Comments