Campaign groups welcome move to give all school staff basic awareness e-learning course on LGBT inclusive education.
Youngsters can now visit drop-in clinics to receive their jab following recommendation by chief medical officers.
A number of proposals over future assessment and qualifications have been outlined in a new report.
Coronavirus restrictions have eased but the classroom is still a very different place from pre-Covid times.
Marks based on a range of assessments taken throughout the year by National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher students.
The future of the exams system is in question following the decision to scrap the last two exam diets due to the pandemic.
There were several significant outbreaks of coronavirus in student accommodation last year.
Funding to support children with special needs has fallen by more than £1000 per pupil since 2012.
All recommendations in a report into Scotland's education system will be implemented by the government.
The NASUWT said verbal and physical abuse of teachers is going unchallenged too commonly.
Report analysed the reading habits of more than 1.1 million pupils across the UK and Ireland.
Pupils in Aberdeen, Fife, Dumfries and Galloway, Moray, Shetland and the Western Isles are back to in-person learning.
Exam performance at the national level has improved but progress since 2014 has been inconsistent across council areas.
Deputy First Minister rejects claims by teaching union that Scottish Government was looking for a 'good news story'.
Children in primaries 4-7 head back to classroom full-time and blended learning model in place for high school students.
FM says expert advice does not yet support all high school students returning full-time to face-to-face learning.
Deputy first minister says all pupils and staff must wear coverings in classrooms, corridors and communal areas.
The Educational Institute of Scotland says any cuts in the middle of the pandemic 'must be stopped'.
The latest statistics from UCAS show more than 500,000 applications were made to Scots universities by January.
The education secretary says the need to ensure social distancing means fewer pupils can be in school at the same time.