Pilots of two different testing models one in-school and another at-home will begin in a small number of schools from next week.
Some posts in Aberdeenshire secondary schools have been vacant since January 2019, impacting young people's education.
Plans include converting a former hydrogen fuel cell bus into a video theatre.
Judy Murray, Sanjeev Kohli and magician Kevin Quantum are amongst those helping to bring educational content to pupils in Scotland.
The Community Learning and Development Team are to offer online training across a range of topics.
Aberdeen University Student Association says students are being forced to pay for accommodation that they cannot occupy.
THE vast majority of university and college students will learn online throughout January and February.
With schools now open to the children of key workers as well as vulnerable families Laurence Findlay has addressed the current situation.
Starting on Monday CBBC will see a three-hour block of primary school programming from 9am to ensure those with no internet can access school lessons.
MSP Gillian Martin and MP Richard Thomson have written calling for employers to grant furlough as pressure mounts.
Schools will also now be closed to pupils till at least February 1 with online learning starting from next week.