Dr Allan added: In the last eight years, the number of entries in science, technology, engineering and maths related subjects at Higher
has gone up 12 per cent.
THE WRITE STUFF An RNLI pager sits on Sean's desk as he studies for his Highers
Numbers also increased for Highers
courses in graphic communication and hospitality.
But he needn't have worried because he had good enough grades in his Scottish higher
exams, a similar qualification to A-levels, for the course he wanted to do which was law at Aberdeen University.
6 per cent of candidates passed their Highers
, a drop of 0.
Pupils across the country were receiving their exam results, including standard grade and highers
education' is above the standard of `A' levels in England and Wales, and Highers
in Scotland, and includes first degrees such as Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BSc); higher
degrees such as Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Science (MSc); and research degrees, notably Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Almost 143,000 students received results of Highers
, National 4, National 5 and Advanced Highers
The introduction of new qualifications is progressing well, with provisional entries for Highers
indicating a record high number will be sat this year.
Exam league tables last week revealed East Renfrewshire on the south side of Glasgow has the three top performing schools in the country when it comes to fifth year pupils gaining five highers
No one suspected him and he continued the deceit for two years - gaining five A grade Highers
More than 4,000 pupils who sat Scottish Standard Grade exams, the equivalent of GCSEs, received incomplete or inaccurate certificates earlier this month at the same time as more than 5,000 students sitting Highers
were also hit by the chaos.
And I was bemused by businessman Keith Mason's one-hour flight for prospective Mile Highers
She achieved the minimum of four As and a B in her fifth-year Highers
and an A and B in advanced Highers
the following year.
Education secretary Fiona Hyslop also revealed there would be two new compulsory exams in literacy and numeracy, but said Highers