Primary and Secondary Schools:
Highland Primary Schools
Inverness College - www.inverness.uhi.ac.uk/
(External Link) - As a large organisation with one of the widest ranging curricula in Scotland, Inverness College caters for over 8,500 students, from a variety of countries, who study either full-time or part-time.
University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Lifelong Learning
(External Link) - The Centre offers a wide range of opportunities through its Access, Part-time and Distance Learning courses which are available at learning centres across the Highlands and Islands and the North-East.
Merkinch Technology Centre - (Merkinch Enterprise)
(External Link) - Merkinch Technology Centre is a company with charitable status, founded in 1995, MTC has been set up to provide comprehensive services in research, training and IT sectors.
Skills Development Scotland -
(External Link) - Skills Development Scotland is a non-departmental public body which brought together the careers, skills, training and funding services of Careers Scotland, Scottish University for Industry (learndirect scotland) and the skills functions of Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.
The North Highland College
(External Link) - The North Highland College offers education and training in a wide range of subjects designed to help people develop skills and experience for work. The main learning centre of the College is in Thurso Caithness, on the North coast of Scotland, with a series of Learning Centres across the North Highlands.
The People’s Network
(External Link) - Information resource and reports for The People’s Network
UK Lifelong Learning
(External Link) - Promotion and development of lifelong learning. UK Lifelong Learning
HM Inspectorate of Education
(External Link) HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE), inspect and publish reports on a wide range of educational establishments, including pre-school centres, nursery, primary, secondary and special schools, further education colleges, teacher education and community education.
Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum - (SCCC).
(External Link) - In collaboration with teachers, schools, education authorities and others, the Scottish CCC will work to improve the quality of the learning experience of all our young people.
Scottish Council for Educational Technology (SCET)
(External Link) - SCET's mission is to transform learning throughout life by harnessing the power of technology.
Scottish Government's Schools
(External Link) - sets out the Government’s work in relation to Scottish schools, including latest news and access to publications.
Scottish Further Education Unit
(External Link) - A range of activities and services provided for the Further Education (FE) sector
Scottish Funding Council
(External Link) - Governing body that allocates funding to Scottish Universities
Scottish Qualifications Authority
(External Link) - SQA administers the standards in Scottish FE Qualifications
Student Awards Agency for Scotland
(External Link) - Information for those considering Higher Education
Student Loans Company
(External Link) - Information for those considering taking out a student loan
The Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE)
(External Link) - Conduct and communicate research to support policy-making and practice in education
Universities and Colleges Admissions for the UK
(External Link) - Information for people considering Higher Education
University of the Highlands and Islands Project:
UHI Millennium Institute - www.uhi.ac.uk/
(External Link) - Project to establish a multi-campused university in Highlands and Islands of Scotland
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