Battle over Glasgow’s last single-sex school intensifies before key vote | Education

Parents fighting to keep Scotland’s last remaining single-sex state school girls-only have hit out at Glasgow city councillors for declaring their support for mixed education before a crucial vote to determine the fate of the school. In a row that has gripped the community and prompted wider debate about the contemporary value of single-sex education, the council will vote on 28 November on whether Notre Dame high school should become coeducational for the first time in more than a century.…

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Glasgow School of Art hits back at MSPs’ criticism over fires | Education

The chair of the Glasgow School of Art has accused MSPs of a “jaw-dropping” failure to interrogate the building contractor that was responsible for the Mackintosh building when it was gutted by a second fire in June 2018. The GSA released a detailed rebuttal on Friday to a critical report published by the Scottish parliament’s culture committee in March, which called for a judicial inquiry into the two fires and accused the school of failing to protect the 110-year-old listed…

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