Regional: Europe: United_Kingdom: Government: Education_and_Training
Adult Learning Inspectorate
Responsible for inspecting all publicly funded work-based training for people over 16 and learning for post-19s. Site provides information on inspections and copies of reports and publications.
British Educational Communications and Technology Agency
BECTA is a Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) with a remit to ensure that technology supports the DfES's drive to raise educational standards. Includes an on-line bookstore.
Central Government National Training Organisation
National Training Organisation for UK Central Government, established to develop and maintain a corporate training and development strategy for the UK Home Civil Service.
Defence Animal Centre
The DAC is the military’s leading specialist canine and equine training centre in the UK. Courses are available to anyone considering utilising operational working dogs in the following areas. Search, drugs, explosives, currency, protection and patrol.
The Department for Education and Skills' Analytical Services produce a range of statistics covering education, training and life-long learning.
Early Years NTO
The Early Years National Training Organisation is a strategic body that represents everyone, including paid staff and volunteers, who works in the UK with children between the ages of 0 - 8. Responsible for training strategy for the UK Early Years Sector and, while it does not itself provide training, it advises on all issues of training and qualifications.
Lifelong Learning Network
Government-supported website for the encouragement, promotion and development of lifelong learning, supported by the Individual Learning Division of the Department for Education and Skills.
The National Grid for Learning site brings together a collection of resources to help raise standards in education and to support lifelong learning.
Government site giving information about education in the UK. Covers curriculum, admissions, bullying, homework, choosing a school (including a school website search), performance tables, and Ofsted reports.
Designed to stimulate the imagination about science and technology. Provides science resources for primary and secondary school students and their teachers.
Special Education Needs & Disability Tribunal
Parents whose children have special educational needs can appeal to the tribunal against decisions made by LEAs in England and Wales about their children's education. Site provides information on the work of the tribunal.
Student Loans Company Ltd
Provides details of the Student Loans system which is part of the Government's financial support package for students.
The UK government gateway for educational professionals. Offers teaching and learning resources, management tools, career advice, research and an education overview.
Training and Development Agency for Schools
Provides details on becoming a teacher as well as advice for those who are newly qualified. It also has pages devoted to a number of teaching subjects including IT and Special Needs.
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