Audit Scotland warning over further college cuts.

Scotland’s college merger programme will have to find more savings in the face of continued funding cuts, the public spending watchdog has warned. Audit Scotland said the sector’s income fell 9% between 2011-12, with further drops in the next two years. Ministers said savings generated through mergers would protect full-time further education places. The move … [Read more…]

Cwmcarn High School reopening delayed for second time

The reopening of an asbestos-hit school, delayed following the death of a contractor at the site, is expected to be put off for a second time. It was announced earlier this week, Cwmcarn High School, in Caerphilly county, would reopen in October, but that date is now likely to be pushed back until November. Councillors … [Read more…]