Record number pass Scottish Higher exams
7 August 2012 Last updated at 15:25 BST
Almost 160,000 students across Scotland are receiving their exam results - with a record number passing Higher exams.
The pass rate for Highers increased from 75.2% in 2011 to 76.9% this year, which represents a rise of 7% over the past decade.
Lorna Gordon reports.