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This page of the OECD contains current studies and analyses on issues relating to the integration of people with a migration background and refugees in the OECD countries. The topics include language training, recognition of educational qualifications, digital and social participation.

Europe; Netherlands; Germany; Croatia; United Kingdom
The aim of the project is to co-create, implement and share innovative pedagogies and aligned assessment for relevant and inclusive digital education in order to deal with the COVID-19 induced and similar crises and to support meaningful digital transformation of Higher Education. The Faculty of Organization and Informatics at the University of Zagreb is coordinating this [...]

international; United Kingdom
"Digital technologies have transformed daily life. Yet capacity for producing accessible digital tools and services has not kept pace with demand, exacerbating digital exclusion for disabled people and older people.

United Kingdom
The Imperial College London\'s project is first of all meant to help making the College\'s own websites more accessible according to a UK regulation as of 2018 on accessibility within public sector bodies. Nonetheless, the tips and guides compiled by the College can also help others in making their websites more accessible and inclusive. You will find links to the regulation [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
The portal Science|Business tries to "bring together research, industry and policy" and does this by providing articles, reports, networks and more. The author of the Brexit article linked here, Richard L. Hudson, has been working for the "Wall Street Journal" for 25 years, six of which as an editor-in-chief of the European issue (according to perlentaucher.de). Now, he is [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
The website provides an overview of private boarding schools in Scotland and is aimed primarily at interested parents from abroad.

United Kingdom; Europe
Infos, FAQs and statements concerning Brexit and scientific / universitary issues - provided by Universities UK, a union of vice-chancellors or principals (executive heads) of universities in the UK. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
Information page of the Royal Society, which is the United Kingdom\'s National Academy of Sciences. You will find a lot of information and statements on Brexit and Science in the UK / EU - for example questions on access to research funding or working in the EU and UK as a scientist. You will also find factsheets, like for example "Factsheet: UK research and the EU – [...]

Europe; Germany; Italy; France; Spain; Sweden; Portugal; Netherlands; Finland; United Kingdom; Ireland; Denmark; Belgium
The network YERUN was founded in 2014 and has 18 member Universities in Europe. The criterion for membership was that the universities are not older than 50 years. They cooperate in the sector of education, EU policy, graduate employability and research. In 2018, seven member universities came together to form YUFE – Young Universities for the Future of Europe". YUFE wants [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
Overview provided by the UK Parliament on the results of the Education Committee\'s inquiry into the impact of exiting the European Union on higher education. The Committee’s inquiry was launched in September 2016, the results were published in December 2016. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
The portal Science|Business tries to "bring together research, industry and policy" and does this by providing articles, reports, networks and more. Under the categorie / tag "Brexit" you will find all news, reports etc. that refer to the Brexit and its effects on science and research in the EU. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
The portal Science|Business tries to "bring together research, industry and policy" and does this by providing articles, reports, networks and more. The author of the Brexit article linked here, Richard L. Hudson, has been working for the "Wall Street Journal" for 25 years, six of which as an editor-in-chief of the European issue (according to perlentaucher.de). Now, he is [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
Article from the British daily newspaper The Guardian as of 27 June 2016, author: Peter Scott, professor at the Institute of Education and former vice-chancellor of Kingston University. According to Scott, the "Brexit" (the UK leaving the EU) will have negative effects on science and research in the UK. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
Article from the British daily newspaper The Guardian as of 12 July 2016, author: Ian Sample, Science editor. Article about the negative effects the Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) already seems to have on science and research in the UK, even before an official request to leave the EU has been handed in by the UK. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom
The website which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview of research and education in Great Britain, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
Erasmus+ is a European Union (EU) student exchange programme. The British website for this programme posted a short notice to inform participants on the current situation after the socalled "Brexit". In a referendum on 23 June 2016, the British voted for the exit from the European Union. Many British but also European citizens now worry about whether they can still participate [...]

Germany; United Kingdom
[As the English version is offline, we provide a copy from the webarchive as of 04.10.13] Under the category "Bi- and Multilateral Cooperation", the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides information on the partnership between Germany and the United Kingdom in the educational and research sector. As this is an old version of the English website, [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
Several articles of the online magazine Times Higher Education (THE) on the EU Referendum in the UK about whether the UK should leave the EU or not ("Brexit"). THE is otherwise known for its THE World University Ranking. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
Article of the German radio Deutsche Welle, 25.06.2016, author: Fabian Schmidt. Available in German only. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
BBC article as of 26 February 2016, author: Pallab Ghosh. Article about the possible negative effects a Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) could have on science and research in the UK. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
BBC article as of 17 May 2016, author: Judith Burns "UK universities could find it harder to recruit international students if the UK leaves the EU, suggests a survey." [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe; Germany
Article by the online version of the German journal Der Spiegel, 24.06.16, authors: Armin Himmelrath and Silke Fokken. Available only in German. English abstract [courtesy translation]: "So far, for German pupils and students the UK has been the number one country for exchange. One of the reasons for that also was the easy crossing of EU bounderies. Will everything change [...]

United Kingdom; Europe; Germany
Radio broadcasts from the German radio Deutschlandradio on the issue of the Brexit and education. Available in German only. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe; Germany
On June, 2, 2016, British and German university leaders met in Berlin on the occasion of a jointly organised Rectors\' Conference. Among others, they pointed out "how the EU helps academics to carry out cutting-edge research and enables students to study in other parts of the EU". They also warned against the "devastating consequences for study and research" in case of a [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
Please find a list of article from the e-journal University World News on the discussion about the Brexit, its possible effects on student exchange with the UK, on international cooperation of UK universities and more. University World News comprises a network of some five dozen education journalists based in more than two dozen countries, with representation in all regions. [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
Science|Business Publishing informs about a call of members of the British Parliament for a "for contingency plan to protect UK life sciences in event of Brexit". The article compares the British situation after a possible Brexit to the situation in Switzerland after the "Swiss freedom of movement referendum". The result of the referendumg had led to cuts in EU funding for [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
The article describes the reaction of many British scientists to the votum for a Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) in the referendum of 23.06.16. The article was published in the journal "Nature", a journal for natural sciences, on 24.06.16 by Daniel Cressey and Alison Abbott. It was translated and re-printed in the German scientific journal "Spektrum". [Abstract: Editors of [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
On its blog, the British Educational Research Association (BERA) provides some thoughts and views on the Brexit and its possible effects on education. Published so far (as of 27.06.16): * BREXIT – initial thoughts on effects on our schools (27.06.16) * First thoughts on Brexit (24.06.16) * Yesterdays and tomorrows: what the referendum says about education [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
On the blog of the European Association for International Education (EAIE), author Laura Mesquita provides an overview over the debate and the arguments regarding the possible consequences of a Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) on education and research. She sees four main topics in the debate: Research funding, EU students, European scholars, Internationalisation vs. [...]

United Kingdom; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with the United Kingdom. Information only available in German. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe; Germany
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides a list of persons to contact for questions regarding studies abroad, student exchange with the UK, scientific cooperation etc. in case of a Brexit (the UK leaving the European Union). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
"Scientists for Britain" is a platform of British scientists who think that a Brexit would have more negative effects on British science and research. The plattform was created during the debate about the UK referendum (23.06.16) on whether the UK should leave the European Union ("Brexit") or not. The platform proposes arguments against a Brexit from the scientific point of [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
"Scientists for Britain" is a platform of British scientists who think that a Brexit would have more positive effects on British science and research. The plattform was created in opposition to the "Scientists for EU" and during the debate about the UK referendum (23.06.16) on whether the UK should leave the European Union ("Brexit") or not. The platform proposes arguments for [...]

Belgium; Denmark; Ireland; Italy; Portugal; Romania; United Kingdom
This report focuses on a comparison of findings from two EU-funded projects, EU Kids Online (2010) and Net Kids Go Mobile (2014), the latter of which concentrated on children\'s use of the internet via tablets and smartphones.

Belgium; Denmark; Italy; Romania; Ireland; Portugal; United Kingdom
The project was funded by the European Union to investigate children and their behaviour on the internet, particularly using mobile devices (smartphone, tablet). A final report was issued in 2014, which is available for download together with other material and reports.

United Kingdom; Switzerland; Lithuania; Italy; Hungary; Germany; Denmark; Austria; Europe
"PERINE was an informal network of organisations that provide information about educational research. Individual partners tend to address their national audiences through the services they provide. Through PERINE partners seek to support the wider visibility and use of information throughout Europe. The network results from a project supported between 2001 and 2004 by the [...]

United Kingdom
On 1 September a major change to the special educational needs (SEN) system in England came into effect. The Children and Families Act 2014 has been passed by the UK Parliament and this sets out a new framework for SEN provision along with a new SEN and Disability Code of Practice. The new legislation expands the age-range of the SEN system from 2–19 to 0–25 and so [...]

Europe; Austria; Belgium; Finland; Germany; Netherlands; Norway; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom
An overview of national and regional strategies in the given countries concerning the use of e-learning in prisons, published within the framework of the LICOS project (Learning Infrastructures for Correctional Services), funded by the EU.

Belgium; Denmark; Germany; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Canada; Luxemburg; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Portugal; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Turkey; United States; United Kingdom; Japan; Finland; Australia; New Zealand; Mexico; Czech Republic; Republic of Korea; Hungary; Poland; Slovak Republic; Chile; Slovenia; Israel; Estonia
This OECD-website lists international websites related to child well-being research. It differentiates between international organisations, european organisations, non-profit-organisations international research projects, ministries, governmental facilities, statistics agencies and universities.

Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Moldova; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; England; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Wales
This website is run by the "European Higher Education Area" and provides national reports on the status of the Bologna Process since 2003 from about 50 European countries. You can find the latest report at the top of the page of each member country. Older reports can be found at the bottom of the page in the menu bar on the right (under "related documents").[Abstract: Editors [...]

United Kingdom; England; Northern Ireland; Wales; England
Overview and details regarding the disability allowance for students in higher education with a disability or long-term health condition. Eligibility is subject to a needs assessment and grants are non-refundable.

United Kingdom; England
The website by the British government informs students with disabilities or special needs about their eligibility and funding that is available on top of grants/loans for students, to cover expenses owing to their individual special needs.

Europe; France; Germany; Hungary; Italy; Netherlands; Poland; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom
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Norway; United Kingdom; Czech Republic; Malaysia; international; Europe; South Africa, Republic
In cooperation with a university in Norway and one in the Czech Republic, the University of Roehampton (London, UK) offers an Erasmus Mundus Master in Special and Inclusive Education from a European and international perspective. During the 16 months period of the programme, students will study a few months at each of the three universities. In the remaining 6 months, and [...]

Europe; Belgium; Denmark; Estonia; Italy; Portugal; Turkey; United Kingdom
SENnet is a network for Special Educational Needs. It is funded by the European Union and co-ordinated by European Schoolnet. Under the category "resources", the website provides reports and case studies (partly as a video and from different countries), a list of digital learning resources for use in sepcial needs education, and materials and online courses (webinars) for [...]

United Kingdom
The Green Paper consultation was publlished by the Department of Education in 2011. One of the rationales was to make provisions for children and young people with special educational needs more effective, beyond giving parents control and establishing a system harmonises educational needs, health and care provisions. Future measures (see the Children and Families Act 2014) [...]

United Kingdom
A guide for parents of children with disabilities, information regarding available support and assistance (financial and otherwise) for children with special (educational) needs).

United Kingdom
The Children and Families Act 2014 brings together legislation concerning children in care, looked after, adoption, and (chapter 3) children with special needs and disabilities (SEND). In the case of SEND, health plans are outlined targeting health, care and education. The targeted age group is 0 to 25.

United Kingdom; England; Scotland; international
The Virtual Issue, published online as volume 35 of th eBritish Journal of Special Education, hosts four articles on the topic of "special needs education" and "learning support". P First published in 2008, the articles focus on the topic of "inclusive" versus mainstream education and highlight some challenges to the debate.

United Kingdom
The article focuses on the legal background and provisions for children with special educational needs in England, alternative regulations may apply to other parts of the UK. Published for EURYPEDIA, the European network on educational information in Europe. Reference year: 2013/2014.

United Kingdom
The 2010 Equality Act marks a reform in the legislation against discrimination in public life in the UK, itcovers race, disability, religious orientation, sex and sexual orientation.

United Kingdom; England
This website by the British government provides access to documents concerning special educational needs of children and young people with disabilities, e.g. statutes and guidelines, government policy, consultations. The thematic scope covers SEND, inclusive schooling, children with learning difficulties, etc.

Bermuda; United Kingdom
The Community Education and Development Programme remains committed to the empowerment of the people of Bermuda of all ages; youth, adults and seniors. It presents a variety of course offerings to assist in the growth and development of a culture of life-long learning. The Programme provides community based solutions to community based problems through a diverse range of [...]

Europe; Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Ireland; Italy; Lithuania; Malta; Norway; Poland; Romania; Slovenia; Spain; United Kingdom
The main aims of the Network are: to promote Intergenerational Learning (IGL) by bringing together practitioners throughout Europe; to facilitate the exchange of ideas, expertise and effective practice by establishing channels of communication; to create support structures for influencing policy through research, dissemination and advocacy.

United Kingdom
"This infokit includes information about the three year UK Open Educational Resources Programme (UKOER) (2009 - 2012) and offers links to a wide range of resources which describe the outcomes (lessons learned) and outputs (reports, guidance materials and toolkits) that emerged." [Source: Site editor’s information]

international; Argentina; Australia; Brazil; Canada; Chile; Colombia; Czech Republic; Finland; India; Italy; Italy; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; South Africa, Republic; Republic of Korea; Africa South of the Sahara; United Kingdom; United States
The Creative Commons Website provides a long list of websites where you can search for OER. For each platform, you will find an explanation where and how to search for OER. The platforms are sorted by resource types, for example search for photos, images, audio, video, search for educational content, for tutorials, webinars and much more. [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

international; Poland; Brazil; United Kingdom; China; Africa South of the Sahara; Netherlands; Slovenia; Japan; Latin America; Russian Federation; Mauritius
While the World OER Congress invites government officials, the "Open Seminar and Exhibition" , that takes place at the same time, invites NGOs and individual experts and researchers worldwide to discuss the topic. The website offers their presentations as fulltext documents, as well as background information on the presnters. [Source: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Moldova; China; Russian Federation; United Kingdom; Turkey; Latvia; Ukraine
The workshop, which took place in Moscow from 31 May to 01 June 2011, mainly assembled participants from East European countries. The website offers access totheir presentations. One important topic is the situation of OER in their respective countries. [Source: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international; Latin America; Chile; Europe; Spain; United Kingdom; Brazil; United Kingdom; Netherlands
temoa was a project run by the Center for Innovation in Technology and Education (Innov@TE) at the University Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico. In July 2015, an article was published about the project. The website offers OER-Resources from institutions worldwide, with a focus on resources from Spain, but also other European countries, not so much Latin American countries. You [...]

international; Africa; Africa South of the Sahara; Asia; Pacific Rim; Europe; France; United States; United Kingdom
The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) unites researchers on Giftedness around the world. The website offers information on the biannual WCGTC World Conference, on national associations for gifted and talented children, on gifted support and events and news around the topic. Furthermore, WCGTC publishes a newsletter and a journal, the Gifted and Talented [...]

United Kingdom; United States; international
Share My Lesson is a place where educators can come together to create and share their very best teaching resources. Developed by teachers for teachers, this free platform gives access to high-quality teaching resources and provides an online community where teachers can collaborate with, encourage and inspire each other. Share My Lesson has a significant resource bank for [...]

Ireland; international; New Zealand; Scotland; Australia; Africa; Asia; United Kingdom
Founded in 1969, AONTAS\' aim is to do research on and promote adult education in Irland. AONTAS is affiliated to the European Association for the Education of Adults. Since its beginnings, a focus of AONTAS work is on adult literacy. Based on a woking group on this topic, AONTAS decided to found the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) in 1976. Since the 1980s, women [...]

United States; United Kingdom
Education News is a US-American, freely accessible e-journal on Education Policy Technology, Higher Education, Online Schools, Parenting and K-12 issues. The articles\' focus is on the USA, but you will also find some articles on the UK and international topics.

United Kingdom
The book and blog of a Times Educational Supplement journalist deal critically with standards, tests and accountability of schools as well as their gains and effects on today´s British education system. The website contains a small collection of research papers, inquiries, literature and documentaries on the topic.

United Kingdom
On 11 March 2011, the Secretary of State for Education announced the details of a Review of Teachers’ Standards. The first report of the Review was published on 14 July 2011 and ministers have accepted the Review´s recommendations for a new set of standards, which will set the minimum requirements for teachers´ practice and conduct. This section contains information about [...]

United Kingdom
Education in England aims to provide students, teachers, lecturers and researchers with information and original source material relating to the development of England´s school system. It contains the full texts of more than 200 important documents, including Reports, Official Papers and Acts of Parliament. The site is divided into three main sections: 1) History: tells the [...]

Falkland Islands; United Kingdom
The Falkland Islands Community School was opened in 1992, and caters for pupils of all abilities between the ages of 11 and 16. It also has a role of providing recreational and further education for the entire community.

Falkland Islands; United Kingdom
The Stanley Infant & Junior School is one of two schools in Stanley, the capital and only substantial settlement of the Falkland Islands. It teaches children of ages 4 to 11.

United Kingdom
Compilation of statistical releases on children, education and skills.

United Kingdom
The aim of the Royal Society (RS) is to expand the frontiers of knowledge by promoting the development and use of science, mathematics, engineering and medicine. Its priorities address the future of science in the UK and beyond. RS aims to invest in future scientific leaders and in innovation, influence policymaking with the best scientific advice, invigorate science and [...]

Europe; Germany; Finland; France; Italy; Netherlands; Poland; Slovenia; United Kingdom
The GOETE project is concerned with understanding how education systems deal with the changing relation between education and social integration in the knowledge society. It analyses young people’s educational trajectories in Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia and the UK. Applying a life course perspective it asks how young people’s access to [...]

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
The Education and Training Inspectorate provides inspection services for a number of organisations. These include the Department of Education, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Department of Employment and Learning, the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure and Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland. All Inspection Reports published by the [...]

United Kingdom
While the School Library Association is located in the UK, many of its members reside all over Europe and in other parts of the world. Anyone who is committed to developing school libraries can join the SLA. Materials provided by the SLA are published in English. SLA members are offered counselling, training, publications and the magazine “The School Librarian“. The SLA is [...]

Caribbean; Bahamas; Jamaica; Saint Lucia; Barbados; Guyana; Trinidad and Tobago; Suriname; Antigua and Barbuda; Belize; Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Dominica; Grenada; Montserrat; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Turks and Caicos Islands; Virgin Islands of the United States; United States; United Kingdom
The Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions (ACTI) is an Association of Tertiary Educational Institutions in the Caribbean region. The member institutions are Universities, Colleges, Community Colleges, Teacher Training Colleges, National Colleges, State Colleges, Technical Colleges etc. The specific objectives, as stated in the constitution of ACTI are to facilitate [...]

United Kingdom
Within the British Society of Biology which represents those who are committed to biology in academia, industry, education and research and is the leading professional body, the websites offers a section on educational resources on biology matters. The material support teachers working to enthuse the biologists of tomorrow by providing a number of leading resources. The [...]

United Kingdom
Booktrust is an independent national charity that encourages people of all ages and cultures to discover and enjoy reading. Booktrust conducts campaigns and reading and writing contests, it organises national reading programmes throughout the United Kingdom. It is associated with related institutions, foundations and campaigns both at a national and an international level. For [...]

United Kingdom
The BDA´s mission is to campaign and lobby for long lasting and sustainable change for the benefit of dyslexic people, to provide impartial and objective advice and support to dyslexic people and those with whom they come into contact, to set the standards for and accredit dyslexia knowledge and professional expertise, to deliver innovative solutions which break new ground in [...]

United Kingdom
CEM is a not-for-profit organisation and part of Durham University, based in North East England. It provides educational monitoring systems computer-adaptive assessments which are used in schools. Also it is has an educational research unit including a data base and many publications on the area of educational research.

England; Europe; United Kingdom
DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) was established in 1993 in Cambridge, UK. It is a limited liability company and a “Not for Profit” organisation. DANTE\'s purpose is to plan, build and operate pan-European research networks. It was set up, and is owned, by a group of National Research and Education Networks (NRENs).

Scotland; United Kingdom
Universities Scotland exists to represent and promote Scotland\'s higher education sector and campaign on its behalf. Through this work, it seeks to assist the sector to deliver its essential contribution to the economic, social and cultural needs of Scotland, and to enhance Scotland\'s international reputation. Under the rubric "briefing", the educational system of Scotland [...]

international; Australia; Austria; Belgium; China; Chile; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Republic of Korea; Mexico; Norway; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; United States
The review aims to bridge the gap between learning and jobs, by exploring how to make initial vocational education and training for young people respond better to labour market requirements. It therefore looks at initial VET in schools, colleges, workplaces and other institutions, offering policy messages for all OECD countries, alongside concrete advice on policy reform in [...]

United Kingdom
The national education report "The Annual Report of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills" is published by the Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED). OFSTED provides regular reports on early years and childcare, children\'s social care, schools, learning and skills. The quality of providers is recorded by various indicators. The [...]

Yemen; Sudan; Suriname; Zambia; Swaziland; Eswatini; Zimbabwe; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Taiwan; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Tunisia; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; Senegal; Turkmenistan; Turks and Caicos Islands; Tuvalu; Serbia; Seychelles; Uganda; Sierre Leone; Ukraine; Singapore; United Arab Emirates; Slovak Republic; United Kingdom; Slovenia; Solomon Islands; United States; Somalia; Uruguay; Virgin Islands of the United States; South Africa, Republic; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Vatican City; Republic of Korea; Venezuela; Spain; Vietnam; Western Sahara; Sri Lanka; Caribbean
The site of the US American Directory of State Universities offers an online encyclopedia on education. The chapter "Global Education References" delivers statistical data and texts on education systems in different countries.

United Kingdom
Educators need research evidence to underpin practice and policy making. The Educational Evidence Portal (EEP) is a site run by the CfBT Education Trust. It is designed for both professional and lay people who are interested in education and children\'s services. It offers a central point of access to documents from a range of reputable UK sources which are all quality [...]

United Kingdom
The website provides information about the activities of TTNet in the UK.

England; Ireland; United Kingdom
The web page of the Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship (SWSF) provides a directory of member schools in the United Kingdom and Ireland with contact details and links to their web sites.

United Kingdom
The web page of the European School Culham informs about the organisation and management of the school. You find detailed information about the activities, projects and regulations of the Kindergarten, primary and secondary school sections.

United Kingdom
The web page informs about the ASPnet in the UK. It provides information about the objectives of the network, about membership, a list of all member schools and teaching materials.

United Kingdom; England
Beginning with the academic year of 2005,the British government has launched an ambitious programme to rebuild, modernise and equip secondary schools in England so that they may be able to meet educational reform requirements. One key issue concerns information and communications technology and services. The website TeacherNet provides details and contacts.

United Kingdom
As part of the Insight web base on school and information and communication technology (ICT), this comprehensive country report illustrates present day educational policy and strategies in the United Kingdom. Apart from outlining the structure of authorities concerned with education and monitoring educational quality, the document provides a detailed description of projects [...]

United Kingdom
This archived service provided information regarding recruitment of teaching and supporting staff at schools and other educational institutions, i.e. teachers, teaching assistants, special needs education specialists, receptionists etc.

United Kingdom
The website by the Montessory Society UK (AMI-UK) providing information on Montessori pedagogy, and targeting parents and teachers. Information regarding training, teaching and learning resources, schools and membership.

United Kingdom; England; Wales
In 2016, the ‘National Institute of Adult Continuing Education’ (NIACE) and the ‘Centre for Economic & Social Inclusion’ (CESI) formed the new \'Learning and Work Institute\'. This policy and research organisation is dedicated to lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion. Thematical areas include \'Life and Society\', \'Work and Careers\', \'Improving the [...]

United Kingdom
The General Social Care Council is responsible for setting standards of conduct and practice for social care workers and their employers, for regulating the workforce, and for regulating social work education and training. The GSCC is a Non Departmental Public Body established in October 2001 under the Care Standards Act 2000. It is sponsored by the Department of Health but [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is responsible for registering people who work in social services and regulating their education and training. The SSSC was set up to raise standards in social services. Our role is to increase the protection of people who use social services, to raise standards of practice and to strengthen and support the professionalism of the [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS) is an independent, educational charity, representing over 70 member schools in Scotland, which educate more than 32,000 children of mixed abilities from diverse backgrounds. SCIS promotes choice, diversity and excellence in Scottish education. The website offers a school database, advice for parents as well as information on [...]

United Kingdom
The Russell Group is an association of 20 major research-intensive universities of the United Kingdom. Formed in 1994 at a meeting convened in Russell Square, the Group is composed of the Vice- Chancellors/Principals of the Universities. The website lists the member universities and contains statements on current issues in education policy.

United Kingdom
The British Council has been creating ties between people in the UK and those in other countries for almost 75 years. It runs programmes in education, English language, the arts, science and technology, sport and governance.

United Kingdom
Discover Uni offers search facilities for courses at British universities and colleges including statistical data and reviews to compare institutions.

Scotland; United Kingdom
The SFC is in charge of distributing funds to colleges and universities in Scotland, it publishes and disseminates relevant information and statistics.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
The government of Northern Ireland's department for employment and learning seeks to qualify young people for emplyoyment and to secure their participation in the labour force, it provides funding opportunities for further and higher education and training, statistics and research.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
NISCC is the regulatory body for the Northern Ireland social care workforce. We are an independent public body, established to increase public protection by improving and regulating standards of training and practice for social care workers.

United Kingdom
The Higher Education Empirical Research (HEER) database comprises summaries of evidence-based published research on a range of topics related to higher education. It is intended for use by policy-makers, academics and researchers in higher education. The HEER database has been developed by the Centre for Higher Education Research and Information (CHERI) of The Open University.

United Kingdom
An index of 134 heads of universities and higher education colleges in the UK, which can be browsed by an alphabetical index or regions (London, England, Scotland, Wales).

United Kingdom
Teach First combines excellent initial teacher training with volunteer coaching, networking opportunities and a bespoke leadership development programme. By giving exceptional graduates the opportunity to teach and make a difference in the most challenged schools, we are equipping tomorrow's leaders in all fields with the motivation, skills and understanding to address [...]

United Kingdom
As a programme that is designed to facilitate access to higher education and make HE accessible for a large number of students, Aimhigher conducts events and projects in schools and universities, local communities throughout Britain, e.g. visits to university campuses, residential summer schools .

Europe; Austria; Belgium; Cyprus; Czech Republic; France; Greece; Hungary; Italy; Netherlands; Lithuania; Norway; Spain; Portugal; Slovenia; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; United Kingdom
Insight, the web knowledge base for using information and communication technology at schools, offers this search option for country reports, accessible as full texts or summaries of varying dates. These country reports focus on the implementation of ICT at schools, the role of ICT in the curriculum, assessment of ICT competencies, provision of ICT resources and evaluation of [...]

Isle of Man; United Kingdom
On this site you can find information about primary and secondary schools, along with further education institutions. There is also departmental information, a support section including information on grants, and school holiday dates.

Falkland Islands; United Kingdom
This website of the government of the Falkland Islands offers a short text about the school system.

Europe; Germany; France; Netherlands; Belgium; Austria; Finland; Greece; Denmark; Ireland; Iceland; Israel; Italy; Lithuania; Malta; Czech Republic; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Hungary; United Kingdom; Cyprus; Estonia; Georgia; Latvia; Luxemburg; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovenia; Spain; Turkey
Founded in 1997, European Schoolnet is the network of 31 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. Its main goal is to support the use of and training in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) at school and in education. It therefore provides various country intersectional projects and initiatives of ICT-based learning and teaching methods and promotes [...]

international; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; United Kingdom; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Russian Federation; Sweden; Serbia; Turkey; Ukraine; Argentina; Brazil; Chile; Canada; Mexico; United States; Egypt; South Africa, Republic; Jordan; China; India; Indonesia; Japan; Vietnam; Australia; New Zealand; Republic of Korea; Ukraine; Serbia; Colombia; Algeria; Tunisia; Kenya; Senegal; Israel; Singapore; Malaysia; Vietnam; Thailand
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany (BMBF) links information on countries and multilateral organisations on this site, with a focus on education and research from an international perspective. Available only in German.

United Kingdom
The Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards represents, promotes and supports the 21 Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) across the UK. SSCs are the employer-led skills organisations covering in total approximately 90% of the UK workforce. They work with over 550,000 employers to define skills needs and skills standards in their industry. The Federation is the [...]

United Kingdom; England; Wales; Northern Ireland
The National Database of Accredited Qualifications (NDAQ) contains details of qualifications that are accredited by the regulators of external qualifications in England (Ofqual), Wales (DCELLS) and Northern Ireland (CCEA). Users can search for details on current and expired accredited qualifications.

Anguilla; United Kingdom
The website informs about policy guidelines of the department, the structure of education management and lists the primary and secondary schools of the island.

United Kingdom
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) was created by the merger of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR). Education-related policy areas of the department are further education and skills and higher education.

United Kingdom
The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) is the agency responsible for the inspection of schools in membership of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) Associations. On this website you can access reports on inspections ISI has undertaken since 2000. You can also find the latest information, news and documents relating to the inspections.

United Kingdom
The Office for Fair Access (OFFA) is an independent, non departmental public body which aims to promote and safeguard fair access to higher education for under-represented groups in light of the introduction of variable tuition fees in 2006-07.

United Kingdom; England; Wales
EduBase is a register of all educational establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Education. It allows both the general public and government officials to access up to date information.

international; Australia; Canada; England; France; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Republic of Korea; Netherlands; New Zealand; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Singapore; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; South Africa, Republic; United States; Wales; United Kingdom
INCA (1996-2013) provided descriptions of government policy on education in Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA and Wales. It focuses on curriculum, assessment and initial teacher training frameworks for pre-school, primary, [...]

United Kingdom
AUA is the professional body for higher education managers and administrators in the UK and worldwide. AUA is committed to promoting excellence in higher education management, advancing a code of professional standards, providing information networks, developing international links, and enhancing the profile of the profession nationally and internationally.

Scotland; United Kingdom
The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (The Framework) promotes lifelong learning in Scotland. The Framework: Describes the courses and programmes that lead to qualifications; Helps you develop ´progression routes´ for individual to follow; Allows individuals to make the most of the opportunities to transfer credit points between qualifications. The website is [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
SQA is an executive non-departmental public body (NDPB) sponsored by the Scottish Government Schools Directorate. It is the national body in Scotland responsible for the development, accreditation, assessment and certification of qualifications other than degrees.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
On 1st August 2007, Northern Ireland\'s 16 further education colleges merged to create six new area-based FE colleges. The Association of Northern Ireland Colleges (ANIC) was established in 1998 to represent the newly independent 16 Colleges of Further and Higher Education and to be the voice of Further Education in Northern Ireland.

Scotland; United Kingdom
The GASHE project, which began in November 1999 and ended in October 2002, was based at the University of Glasgow and funded by the Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP). It was designed to open up the outstanding collections of records produced by Higher Education Institutions in Scotland and to make them fully accessible on the web via an integrated gateway.

international; United Kingdom
COBIS is a Membership Association of British Schools of quality and is a member of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) of the United Kingdom. By virtue of this and its agreement with the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), it is able to accredit British Schools abroad, anywhere in the world.

United Kingdom
NPH is not a Union, and does not seek to take on the roles and responsibilities of the established Unions and Associations. It speaks out on current issues, especially the funding of primary school education.

United Kingdom; England; Wales
State Boarding Schools Association (SBSA) is the national association for state boarding schools within the UK (England & Wales), formerly known as Stabis. UK and other European Union nationals and others with the right of residence in the UK pay only for the cost of boarding, while the education is free. The website offers a school database and parents guide.

United Kingdom
The Workers' Educational Association (WEA) is the UK's largest voluntary provider of adult education. Ever since it was founded in 1903, in order to support the educational needs of working men and women, the WEA has maintained its commitment to provide access to education and learning for adults from all backgrounds, and in particular those who have previously missed out on [...]

United Kingdom
The Learning and Skills Council informs prospective employers and apprentices about the apprenticeship system and gives an overview of the industry sectors that offer apprenticeships.

United Kingdom; England; Wales
The Association of Colleges was created in 1996 as the single voice to promote the interests of further education colleges in England and Wales. The Association provides a broad range of services to its subscribers. It represents their interests locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

United Kingdom
The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) was established in November 2002, with the aim to ensure as far as possible that higher education policy development in the UK is informed by research and by knowledge of the experience of others. HEPI's key function is to raise issues, stimulate discussion and disseminate research findings. It aims to build a bridge between policy [...]

United Kingdom; England
The NGA was formed in January 2006 via the merger of two predecessor organisations: the National Governors´ Council (NGC) and the National Association of School Governors (NASG). The National Governors´ Association represents school governors in England and offers advice and support on matters of school management.

Europe; Austria; Canada; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Iceland; Ireland; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Sweden; United Kingdom
NORFACE - New Opportunities for Research Funding Co-operation in Europe - is a partnership between 18 research councils to increase co-operation in research and research policy in Europe. The fifteen partners involved are the research councils for the social sciences from Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, [...]

Turks and Caicos Islands; Caribbean; United Kingdom
This site offers a list of links to the educational institutions on the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Bermuda; United Kingdom
This text provides an overview of the public and private education system, early childhood education in Bermuda and the possibilities to study abroad.

United Kingdom
GetTheRightSchool was formed to offer a unique reference point on getting your child into the school of your choice. The website offers features and articles on various aspects of the British school system written by professional journalists and experts. Its objective is to provide parents with help and advice on how to obtain a place at the school of their choice.

United Kingdom; Wales
The Care Council for Wales was established in October 2001 to promote high standards of conduct and practice among social care workers and high standards in their training. The aim is to ensure that children and adults who are receiving social care services (e.g. child day care) in Wales can rely on a workforce that is properly trained, appropriately qualified and effectively [...]

United Kingdom
CWDC exists to improve the lives of children, young people, their families and carers by ensuring that all people working with them have the best possible training, qualifications, support and advice. IT contributes to the reform of, and support for the early years workforce. CWDC and its partners are developing this role supported by a set of national standards set at [...]

United Kingdom
The EPPI-Centre is dedicated to making reliable research findings about health, education and welfare accessible to the people who need them, whether they are making policy, practice, or personal decisions. The Evidence Library contains summaries and full reports of all of the EPPI- Centre's systematic reviews. EPPI also offers courses on systematic research synthesis.

United Kingdom
Evidence-Based Education is part of the research carried out by The Curriculum, Evaluation and Management Centre (CEM), based in Durham University. \'Evidence-Based Education\' signifies the idea that educational policy and practice should be guided by the best evidence about what works. Besides an introduction to the topic the website provides a network for those who want to [...]

England; United Kingdom
The website offers a range of education and skills statistics for all local areas in England.

United Kingdom
The website offers an overview of recognised awards and recognised bodies awarding degrees in the UK. Additional information is given about legislation and bogus degrees.

Belgium; Bulgaria; Denmark; Germany; England; Estonia; Finland; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Northern Ireland; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Scotland; Sweden; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Hungary; United Kingdom; Wales; Cyprus; Europe
The information network on education in Europe, Eurydice has since 1980 been one of the strategic mechanisms established by the European Commission and Member States to boost cooperation, by improving understanding of systems and policies. Eurydice is an institutional network for gathering, monitoring, processing and circulating reliable and readily comparable information on [...]

Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Kosovo; Croatia; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Sweden; Switzerland; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; Hungary; Vatican City; United Kingdom; Cyprus
Currently country informations for applicants to study abroad in a European country are only available in German. In order to get this service you have to choose a specific country. At the country page you will find the address of the regional bureau of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), cultural and educational information, a link list as well as information about [...]

Caribbean; international; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Grenada; Haiti; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; Jamaica; United Kingdom; France; United States
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in the Caribbean. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association [...]

Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Austria; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Greenland; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; San Marino; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Russian Federation; Ukraine; United Kingdom; Vatican City; Turkey; Malta
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Europe. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association of [...]

United Kingdom
The Department for Education publishes official documents (white papers, green papers, strategy papers) on this site. Documents can be downloaded or ordered online. The publications can be filtered by keyword, topic, publication type, etc.

United Kingdom
BBC News on education and family in the UK.

United Kingdom
"The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) is a national body, representing the interests of the Continuing Education/ Lifelong Learning community within Higher Education."

United Kingdom; England
These resources were developed over the period 2001 to 2010, to support the national Skills for Life Strategy and other Skills for Life developments. The documents and other resources were held on the Readwriteplus website which has now been closed. The Skills for Life initiative aims to improve the literacy, language and numeracy skills of adults.

United Kingdom
The web of the British Council in Germany is addressed to anyone interested in British culture and British studies and offers links to ressources and teaching material as well as institutions on the net that are concerned with German-British cooperation.

United Kingdom
"The Council for International Education provides advice and information to international students studying in the UK and to staff who work with them." Additional information is available for UK students who wish to study abroad.

United Kingdom
"JCQ is the single voice of the Awarding Bodies offering the majority of the UK's qualifications." The council helps the represented bodies to create standards, regulations and guidance.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
"The Regional Training Unit is the education service's Leadership and Staff College in Northern Ireland. Leadership College supports the professional development of leaders and senior managers in all schools in Northern Ireland."

United Kingdom
TCRU is a multidisciplinary research unit within the Institute of Education at the University of London. The Unit was founded in 1973 by Professor Jack Tizard and focusses on four streams of research: 1) Health and well-being of children, young people, and families; 2) Research on parenting and family support; 3.) Studies of children\'s services and environments; 4.) Studies [...]

Egypt; Bahrain; Jordan; Kuwait; Yemen; Oman; Sudan; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Cyprus; Arab States
The BSME is one of the largest associations of British Curriculum schools, which associates more than 50 schools in the Middle East teaching by a British curriculum. It offers annual conferences on current Britsh education policy and school management affairs. The homepages provides a list of member schools and the opportunity to exchange information in the forum.

United Kingdom
"The Society seeks to advance the practice, teaching and study of educational management, administration and leadership in the United Kingdom, and to contribute to international developments in these areas. " The society publishes two journals and offers a collection of links.

United Kingdom
The Association for Physical Education (afPE) came into existence through the merging of baalpe (The British Association of Advisers and Lecturers in Physical Education) and PEA UK (Physical Education Association of the United Kingdom). The association is committed to being the UK representative organisation of choice for people and agencies delivering or supporting the [...]

United Kingdom
"BESA has over 260 members which include manufacturers and distributors of equipment, materials, books, consumables, furniture, technology, ICT hardware and digital content - all to the education market."

United Kingdom
This page provides information on the beginning of the eco-school movement and its programme in Great Britain. Currently more than 40,000 schools in 51 countries are participating in the International Eco-Schools Programme founded by the Foundation for Environmental Education (F.E.E.). Members (Eco-Schools) have to complete seven steps of the programme and can get some awards [...]

United Kingdom
This web site is part of the National Foundation for Education Research surveys and summarises the results of the 2004 annual survey of primary education. Head teachers were questioned on trends in education, focussing on aspects of school administration and budgeting. For the first time, curriculum issues were addressed in the survey. The head teachers expressed their wish [...]

international; Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Andorra; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Australia; Azerbaijan; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil; Brunei Darussalam; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Chile; China; Colombia; Comoros; Congo; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Costa Rica; Ivory Coast; Croatia; Cuba; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Estonia; Ethiopia; Fiji; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Georgia; Germany; Ghana; Greece; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Hong Kong; Hungary; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kiribati; Korea, Democratic Peoples Republic; Republic of Korea; Kuwait; Kyrgyzstan; Laos; Latvia; Lebanon; Lesotho; Liberia; Libya; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives; Mali; Malta; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Mexico; Micronesia; Moldova; Monaco; Mongolia; Morocco; Mozambique; Montenegro; Myanmar; Namibia; Nauru; Nepal; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Oman; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Qatar; Romania; Russian Federation; Rwanda; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Serbia; Seychelles; Sierre Leone; Singapore; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Solomon Islands; Somalia; South Africa, Republic; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Suriname; Swaziland; Eswatini; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Uganda; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Uruguay; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe
This page provides a country list with fact sheets on the Human Development Index (HDI). The index focuses on three measurable dimensions of human development: health, education and standard of living. The fact sheets are enriched by statistical comparable data on life expectancy, school enrolment, literacy, illiteracy rate, income and promotion of women and thereby allows a [...]

Caribbean; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; British Virgin Islands; Anguilla; Montserrat; Cayman Islands; Turks and Caicos Islands; Dominica; Grenada; Jamaica; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Trinidad and Tobago; United Kingdom
The website offers short introductory texts on the education systems of the Caribbean Islands.

Commonwealth; British Virgin Islands; United Kingdom
"COU provides adult continuing education. It was developed to meet the needs of adults by offering non-resident degree and other programs on an international basis. Commonwealth Open University is an international institution registered and established in the British Virgin Islands (U.K.) and a member of the Council for Education in the Commonwealth".

United Kingdom
The RNIB is the national state organisation for the blind. The web site "Education and Learning" states its objectives concerning the support of vision impaired people in education at home, school, and in the community and increasing the number of students in higher education. It provides information for special interest groups (teachers, students, pupils and parents). [...]

Jamaica; Grenada; Anguilla; Caribbean; United Kingdom
The paper presented at the 4th Caribbean Early Childhood Conference, Georgetown, Guyana, July 2002 compares models of qualification in the childcare and pre-school sector in Jamaica, Grendada and Anguilla. The link offered here leads you to the webarchive and is a copy of the website as of 2005.

Commonwealth; United Kingdom
The CYEC is dedicated to the development of youth work and exchange links between the UK and Commonwealth nations. The site provides a guide to developing a Commonwealth youth exchange.

Commonwealth; United Kingdom
"LECT's mission is to support teachers and promote excellence in education through developing, supporting and promoting a wide range of international professional development programmes for teachers and educators." Activities include study visits and exchange, information sharing and international collaboration.

international; Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Canada; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Lithuania; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Luxemburg; Malta; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Moldova; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States; Europe
The European gateway to recognition of academic and professional qualifications offers national profiles according to the following structure: National Information Centres, National education bodies, System of education, University education, Quality assurance, Post-secondary non-university education, Recognized higher education institutions, Policies and procedures for the [...]

Wales; United Kingdom
"The General Teaching Council for Wales is the statutory, self- regulating professional body for teachers in Wales. It seeks to raise the status of teaching by maintaining and promoting the highest standards of professional practice and conduct in the interests of teachers, pupils and the general public."

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
"The General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland is the statutory, independent body for the teaching profession and is dedicated to enhancing the status of teaching and promoting the highest standards of professional conduct and practice."

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
"The Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment ( CCEA) was established on 1 April 1994 and is a non-departmental public body reporting to the Department of Education in Northern Ireland." Its tasks comprise: advising government on what should be taught in Northern Ireland's schools and colleges, monitoring standards and awarding qualifications.

Scotland; United Kingdom
Eudcation programmes on BBC Scotland plus online education materials for pree-school, primary and secondary education, teachers and parents.

Wales; United Kingdom
Education programmes on BBC Wales plus online materials for pre- school, primary, secondary and lifelong learning as well as resources for teachers and parents.

United Kingdom
Education programmes on Channel 4 plus online resources for learners of all ages.

United Kingdom
The NPC was constituted to represent and support the growing number of post-graduate students in Britain. Besides facts and issues concerning postgraduates the site offers the Journal of Graduate Education as well as a discussion and mailing list.

United Kingdom
"The UKCGE serves to promote graduate education in all academic disciplines, by bringing experts together for specialist working groups, as well as organising regular conferences and workshops, conducting surveys and publishing policy documents."

Bermuda; United Kingdom
The web site provides directories of the Ministry\'s personnel and of other educational persons, a school directory, a school calendar für the current year and announcements of the Ministry.

Caribbean; international; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Costa Rica; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Martinique; Mexico; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; United Kingdom; France; Netherlands; United States
The list contains links to universities, colleges and schools in the Caribbean area. The navigation point "courses" offers links to alphabetically ordered study programs world wide.

United Kingdom
ELSE is an interdisciplinary research centre based at University College London. Its research is concerned with the modelling of human behaviour in the social sciences. Research efforts are devoted to the area in which anthropology, economics and psychology come together. Most of the research effort at ELSE is formulated and pursued within the conceptual framework provided by [...]

United Kingdom
"ITTE aims to promote the education and professional development of teachers in order to improve the quality of teaching and learning with ICT in all phases of education." The association supports the initial teacher training departments of universities and colleges of education, organises conferences and publishes the journal "Technology, Pedagogy and Education". Technology, [...]

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
The British Council Northern Ireland promotes education, the arts, governance and society of Northern Ireland internationally and provides advice and help for international students.

Wales; United Kingdom
"The work of the British Council in Wales concentrates on the arts from Wales, the promotion of education in Wales, the international promotion of Wales, its language and culture and on providing support to international students who live and study in Wales through British government and other scholarship and training awards."

Scotland; United Kingdom
"Founded in 1847 The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) is the oldest teaching union in the world. EIS priorities in trade union work are a commitment to high standards of education and to a society which offers young people the best opportunities in education, training as well as social and cultural development. In addition to its professional role, the Institute has [...]

United Kingdom
"Schoolzone was set up by a group of enthusiastic teachers and parents in Oxford in 1997. We could see the need for safe, differentiated Internet material which teachers, students and parents can access easily. So we devised Schoolzone and, with the help of over 400 UK teachers created the site as you now see it." Schoolzone lists a vast number of educational materials [...]

United Kingdom
"TLRP (Teaching and Learning Research Programme) is a coordinated research initiative. Its overarching purpose is to support and develop educational research leading to improvements in outcomes for learners of all ages, in all sectors and contexts of education, training and lifelong learning throughout the UK. The first projects began work in 2000 and the Programme is [...]

United Kingdom
"Teacher Support Network is a national charity that provides practical and emotional support to teachers and lecturers (both serving and retired) and their families, regardless of age, length of service or union affiliations." Financial problems and retirement are the main issues.

United Kingdom
"CERUK is a database, sponsored by NFER, DfES and the EPPI Centre (The Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co- ordinating Centre), that seeks to include all recently completed and ongoing research in the United Kingdom, from large sponsored programmes to individual projects. Information is gathered annually from all institutions where research is undertaken. This [...]

United Kingdom
The Global Dimension website provides teachers with resources, practical guidance and support to enable them to include the topic in the curriculum.

United Kingdom; England; Wales
CES is promoting and supporting Catholic education in England and Wales. It represents the interests of Catholic schools and colleges of further and higher education and cooperates with church institutions.

United Kingdom; international
"Windows on the World is a free, easy to use database for schools and colleges that wish to develop links with other institutions worldwide". The site is provided by the British Council and contains also information about funding opportunities for UK schools and colleges to support international partnerships.

Wales; United Kingdom
Estyn's aim is "to raise standards and quality of education and training in Wales through inspection and advice, in support of the vision and strategic direction set out by the Welsh Assembly Government." Inspection reports are available as pdf-files.

Wales; United Kingdom
!The Welsh Assembly Government wants Wales to be a learning country, where high quality lifelong learning helps people to reach their goals. Lifelong learning creates better opportunities, empowers communities and helps to provi de the jobs and skills that people need. Lifelong learning will help to bring a bright and sustainable future to the people of Wales. The Welsh [...]

England; Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
"England\'s primary school pupils are the third most able readers in the world behind Sweden and the Netherlands. This study, which examined the reading habits and achievements of 10 year olds in 35 countries, showed that England was one of the highest-performing countries in the world, and the most successful English-speaking country." Via the summary of findings the online [...]

United Kingdom
This site of the Audit Commission offers comparative and self- evaluation tools for schools and Local Education Authorities (LEA) on school finances, conrolling school finances and managing school resources.

United Kingdom
A list of the local authorities´ websites in the UK.

United Kingdom
"The purposes of the UK NARIC are: To give information and advice on the comparability of overseas qualifications with those from the UK; to promote British qualifications overseas. We inform and advise: UK higher and further education institutions; individuals seeking comparability information on international and UK qualifications; organisations receiving or advising [...]

United Kingdom
"BAICE promotes teaching, research, policy and development in all aspects of international and comparative education. It is the British affiliate of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies. BAICE produces the journal Compare and organises a series of one- day research conferences annually. BAICE also has a major annual conference".

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
BELB is charged under the Northern Ireland Education and Libraries Order to secure the provision of facilities for youth services. On the website there are a database of schools, a course database for schools and databases with information on primary, secondary, special education, nursery, curriculum, youth clubs and events available. Search for libraries in Northern Ireland [...]

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
This website of CAIN provides some brief background information on education in Northern Ireland with special emphasis on religion and values. The CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) Web site contains information and source material on \'the Troubles\' and politics in Northern Ireland from 1968 to the present. [Abstract: Site editor’s information supplemented by editors [...]

United Kingdom
A web site for the encouragement, promotion and development of lifelong learning. Lifelong Learning is supported by the Access to Learning for Adults Division of the Department for Education and Skills. It contains links to projects, initiatives as well as information on more than 10 key learning themes. There is also information on financing lifelong learning.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
The Youth Council' s primary focus is provision for and interests of children and young people aged 5-25 years. Main areas of activities are youth research, training and curriculum, youth projects and initiatives, European and international activities.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
Founded in 1919, the Ulster Teachers' Union is one of the largest organisations of teachers in Northern Ireland. The page informs about protection, benefits and services for teachers and about comments on educational issues.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
NASUWT is one of the largest teachers\' unions and the only one to organise in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. NASUWT has members in all sectors of education and represents teachers in all roles including heads and deputies. The website provides news and information for teachers and informs about legal services and training courses. Addresses of local councils [...]

Ireland; Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
This site has been developed as a result of two cross-border projects: The Citizenship Development Programme and the Human Rights, Conflict and Dialogue, involving partnerships of the Irish and Northern Irish Education Boards, funded by the European Programme for Peace and Reconciliation. Teachers visiting the site for the first time might find it useful to visit the [...]

Ireland; Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
Co-operation Ireland is the leading charity working to bring a lasting peace to the island of Ireland. It draws its support from people from all backgrounds in Ireland, Britain and the USA. This site informs in schools projects and encourages schools from both sides of the border to build links and relationships with each other. Successful programmes are now becoming part of [...]

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
CLASS is a collaborative project between the NI Department of Education and the five Northern Ireland Education and Library Boards with the primary aim to equip schools with an appropriate information management system. Access to project details, links to cooperation partners.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
NICIE was established in 1987 with the aim to co-ordinate efforts to develop integrated education and to assist parent groups in opening new integrated schools. On the site there is information on integrated education in Northern Ireland and a directory of related schools.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
Education Programmes on BBC Northern Ireland plus online ressources for primary education (resources for the 3-11 age group as well as other BBC websites suitable for pre-school), secondary education ( resources for the 11-16 age group) and adult education. An archive is kept. Link list to educational sites and library boards.

United Kingdom; Scotland
The Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) is responsible for processing support applications from eligible Scottish domiciled students undertaking full time, higher education courses up to degree level throughout the UK. The web site offers information about student awards, student support and application forms (Online Application Service).

United Kingdom
The homepage provides link lists and addresses of all educational institutions in the school, higher education, professional training ( colleges for specific professions) and adult education sector which accept international students. Especially, language schools are listed. Furthermore, there is a link "country resources" with general information about the country.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
The Board comprising bishops, clergy, lay representatives and co- opted members with educational expertise is presenting its members and their educational work. Focus is laid on four areas: 1) schools, colleges and universities; 2) children's ministry; 3) parish development; 4) publications. Multimedia educational materials can be obtained against a fee.

United Kingdom
New Opportunities Fund is a Lottery Distributor created to award grants to health, education and environment projects throughout the UK. The site informs about the grant programmes for education.

United Kingdom
"The National College for School Leadership (NCSL) provides career- long learning and development opportunities, professional and practical support for England's existing and aspiring school leaders". The web service includes information on the latest documents on school policy, documents and tools for school management, a knowledge pool, research and development resources and [...]

United Kingdom
"Education UK is the British Council’s official website for international students who are interested in a UK education. In 2012, the website received two million unique visitors worldwide. The British Council’s Education UK team connects international students with UK education". [Abstract: Site editor’s information]

Scotland; United Kingdom
"HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) began operating as an Executive Agency of the Scottish Executive on 1 April 2001. HM Inspectors undertake first-hand, independent evaluations of the quality of educational provision. Each year we also investigate and publish reports on key aspects of education. Our collation, analysis and publication of the evidence and conclusions from [...]

United Kingdom
"ERA is a comprehensive database comprising specially selected high-quality abstracts which cover the current international research in education. A versatile research tool, ERA is supported by a fully-flexible search engine, and comprises links to the full-text online versions of articles where possible. Library's Articles Direct TM document supply service provides access to [...]

Europe; Austria; Belgium; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; England; Scotland; Wales
The European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education provides national overviews of special needs education in numerous European countries. The information includes the following topics: legal system, financing, identification of special educational needs, special needs education within the education system, teacher training, - basic and specialist teacher training, [...]

United Kingdom
ALT is an educational organisation which seeks to bring together all those with an interest in the use of learning technology in higher and further education.- This website provides information on ALT-activities, in particular on conferences and workshops, and the respective results.

Scotland; United Kingdom
The site provided by the British Council offers information on all possibilities of education in Scotland and includes a database for course search.

United Kingdom
"Teaching Times is Questions Publishing's daily online news service dedicated to bringing you the latest stories from the educational sector. We gather stories on everything from nursery education to adult learning". In addition there are various materials for teachers and a job search database.

Scotland; United Kingdom
SCRAN is the history and culture site which lets you learn directly by accessing images, movies, sounds and virtual reality. There are one million heritage records from museums, galleries, archives and media. Searches can be made in 1 million records. The point "education" in the navigation bar provides ready a huge variety of copyright-cleared resources for educational use. [...]

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
This brief presentation of the education system in Northern Ireland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, [...]

Wales; United Kingdom
"Since its establishment as a consortium of local education authorities in 1948, the Welsh Joint Education Committee (WJEC) has proven its value to the educational community in Wales. WJEC is now established as a company limited by guarantee, owned and controlled by the 22 unitary councils in Wales. It exists to provide a range of educational services", e. g. examination [...]

United Kingdom
The website contains information on the curriculum by key stages, programmes of study by subject, other curriculum subjects, curriculum assessment, and curriculum interviews.

United Kingdom
This section pulls together new and current research and evaluation projects, research centres, publications and data from a range of sites, making it easier to compare a selection of individual schools and to see all the information in one place.

Scotland; United Kingdom
"The principal aim of the journal, which is published annually, is to provide information, comment and research findings on all aspects of Scottish educational life in a way that will have a broad appeal to a readership drawn predominantly from teachers in primary and secondary schools in Scotland."

Egypt; Ethiopia; Algeria; Angola; Argentina; Australia; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Botswana; Brazil; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Chile; China; Costa Rica; Denmark; Germany; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Eritrea; Estonia; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guatemala; Grenada; Greece; Guinea; Guyana; Haiti; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Iran; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Yemen; Jordan; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Kazakhstan; Qatar; Kenya; Colombia; Congo; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Republic of Korea; Croatia; Cuba; Kuwait; Laos; Lesotho; Latvia; Lebanon; Libya; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Madagascar; Maldives; Malawi; Malaysia; Mali; Malta; Morocco; Mauritania; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Mexico; Mongolia; Montenegro; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nepal; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Netherlands; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Oman; Austria; Pakistan; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Rwanda; Romania; Russian Federation; Zambia; Saudi Arabia; Sweden; Switzerland; Senegal; Serbia; Zimbabwe; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sri Lanka; Saint Lucia; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sudan; South Africa, Republic; Suriname; Syria; Swaziland; Eswatini; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Trinidad and Tobago; Chad; Czech Republic; Turkey; Tunisia; Ukraine; Hungary; Uruguay; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Vietnam; Central African Republic; Cyprus; international
The International Bureau of Education der UNESCO (IBE) provides country dossiers focussed on education. They provide information on statistics (from the World Data on Education – WDE), national education reports, documents from educational policy, planning and administration, bibliographies (partly with fulltext documents) as well as links to futther resources. [Abstract: [...]

England; Wales; United Kingdom
This brief presentation of the education system in England and Wales was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
This brief presentation of the education system in Scotland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

international; Asia; North America; South America; Central America; Africa; Europe; Japan; Indonesia; India; Hong Kong; Morocco; Tunisia; Sudan; South Africa, Republic; Mozambique; Kenya; Egypt; Algeria; Puerto Rico; Panama; Mexico; Guatemala; El Salvador; Canada; Venezuela; Peru; Ecuador; Colombia; Chile; Brazil; Bolivia; Argentina; Ukraine; Serbia; Switzerland; Sweden; Spain; Russian Federation; Romania; Portugal; Poland; Netherlands; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Lithuania; Kyrgyzstan; Italy; Hungary; Greece; Germany; France; Finland; Denmark; Czech Republic; Bulgaria; Belgium; Austria; Yemen; Vietnam; United Arab Emirates; Turkey; Thailand; Republic of Korea; Singapore; Philippines; Pakistan; Oman; Nepal; Mongolia; Malaysia; Laos; Jordan; Israel; Iran; China; Taiwan; Channel Islands; Caribbean; United States; United Kingdom
TEFL stands for "Teaching English as a Foreign Language". This website offers information on the situation of teaching English in various countries.

United Kingdom; England; Wales; Northern Ireland
"Ufi is taking forward the Government's vision of a 'University for Industry', by stimulating and meeting demand for lifelong learning among businesses and individuals. Working as a public-private partnership in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Ufi aims to put individuals in a better position to get jobs, improve their career prospects and boost business competitiveness. [...]

United Kingdom
"Education Otherwise is a UK-based membership organisation which provides support and information for families whose children are being educated outside school, and for those who wish to uphold the freedom of families to take proper responsibility for the education of their children". Besides general resources there is also legal information.

United Kingdom
"HEAS is a UK-based national home education charity dedicated to the provision of advice and practical support for families who wish to educate their children at home in preference to sending them to school. HEAS offers information for home educators including advice about educational materials, resources, GCSE examiniations, special educational needs, information technology, [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
Learning and Teaching Scotland was formed on 1st July 2000 from the merger of SCET (Scottish Council for Educational Technology) and Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum ( Scottish CCC). LT Scotland will work in partnership with others to develop the curriculum from 3 to 18, to enhance learning and teaching and to promote creative and effective use of information [...]

United Kingdom
A site devoted to the field of informal education. Informal education can be understood "as the lifelong process in which people learn from everyday experience" and which takes place outside institutions, organisations or community groups. The site contains numerous materials and texts on the subject.

Wales; United Kingdom
The main function of the Welsh Language Board is to promote and facilitate the use of the Welsh language. The site includes background information about the language and the role of Welsh in schools and adult education.

Scotland; United Kingdom
The aim of the SPTC "is to advance education by encouraging the fullest co-operation between home and school, education authorities, central government and all those concerned with education in Scotland".

United Kingdom
"The Professional Association of Teachers (PAT) is an independent trade union and professional association for teachers, head teachers, lecturers; education support staff (PAtT) and, in our Professional Association of Nursery Nurses (PANN) section, nursery nurses, nannies and other childcarers". The site informs about the organisations activities and sub-sections.

United Kingdom
The National Literacy Trust is an independent charity founded in 1993, which intends to improve literacy skills and reading competence in the United Kingdom. Its campaigns (e.g. Reading is Fundamental, Talk to Your Baby) intend to empower people from all age groups and social backgrounds as regards reading and information competencies. To this purpose, the NLT connects [...]

United Kingdom
ASCL, is the professional association for leaders of secondary schools and colleges. Heads, principals, deputy heads, vice-principals, assistant heads, assistant principals, bursars and other senior post holders are eligible for ASCL membership. Members of ASCL are entitled to professional advice and guidance from experienced national and local officials, legal and hotline [...]

United Kingdom
"As a professional association of teachers of students with specific learning difficulties, it is for all those concerned with the teaching and support of pupils with SpLD: dyslexic, dyspraxic, ADD, and Aspergers syndrome". The website offers events and publications.

Scotland; United Kingdom
A wide range of statistical data and information on important aspects of the Scottish education system.

Wales; United Kingdom
The Welsh Government offers basic data on the Welsh education system.

United Kingdom
Information about finding employment as a teacher in the UK.

United Kingdom
"Skill promotes opportunities for young people and adults with any kind of disability in post-16 education, training and employment across the UK".

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
"The Agency provides statistics, social research and registration services, and is responsible for the census of population". There are key statistics on education and training.

United Kingdom
The National Primary Trust sees itself as "a national, independent voice for primary education". The activities of the organisation comprise projects, publications, events and conferences and a discussion group.

United Kingdom
NAHT provides support to head teachers and speaks on educational issues covering primary, secondary and special school sectors.

United Kingdom
NASUWT is an independent teachers' union. The site informs about the union's influence on educational policy and services for members. There is also information about employment conditions and a collection of ressources.

United Kingdom
"ATL\'s 150,000-strong membership spans every sector of education, from early years through to further education. It includes special needs teachers, peripatetic tutors and teacher trainers, deputy heads and FE management spine staff - but not serving headteachers and principals". Besides information on current political and professional issues there are sections about [...]

United Kingdom
This Association is a voluntary organisation with charitable status. It is concerned with all aspects of children's learning from birth through the early stages of primary education". The service includes information pages for parents (downloadable in rtf-format) and conferences.

United Kingdom
The site offers a wide range of information on all aspects of the profession. The key issues are work conditions, teacher-pupil- relationship and school administration.

United Kingdom
The NLA aims "to raise standards of literacy, particularly amongst those children who habitually underachieve". The site informs about NLA\'s work in schools, other activities, articles and publications.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
"NUS-USI represents the interests of over 195,000 students in Northern Ireland and campaigns on their behalf in many different fields such as student hardship, health, prejudice and accommodation. We also provide an infrastructure which helps individual Students' Unions in the North of Ireland to develop their own work through our research, training and development functions".

United Kingdom
"With over seventy branches across the country The National Association for Special Educational Needs (NASEN) is the leading organisation in the UK which aims to promote the education, training, advancement and development of all those with special educational needs". The site offers a book list with order service, papers of the organisation as full texts and a database on [...]

United Kingdom
A compact overview of the British education system with emphasis on higher education.

Wales; United Kingdom
"The National Grid for Learning Cymru website provides schools in Wales with a range of bilingual services that include: VTC Cymru - The Virtual Teachers' Centre Cymru (teaching and learning materials), Good Practice, Learning Communities for educational organisations, associations, teacher groups and other educational professions, The Learning Country ( primary resources), [...]

England; United Kingdom
"The Council will aim to: Raise the status and public standing of teachers by representing their professional interests; influence education policy by advising the Secretary of State on professional matters; guarantee high professional standards through the Register of Teachers and Code of Practice".

United Kingdom
School governors have a wide range of responsibilities. They are in charge of planning the school´s future direction and can thereby help raise the standards of pupil achievement. Governors are also accountable to parents and their wider community for the performance of the school. In this section you can find information and guidance on finding, appointing, training and [...]

United Kingdom
"Journals published by the Taylor & Francis Group include titles from the imprints of Taylor & Francis, Carfax, Routledge, and E&FN Spon". The section on education lists numerous journals that are available online. The titles cover a wide range of topics.

United Kingdom
"CASE campaigns for the right of all children to the best in state education,regardless of their race, gender, home circumstances, ability or disablilty". Various texts on the topic, events and a newsletter are available.

United Kingdom
IPSEA advises and supports parents in case of problems with authorities concerning questions of special educational needs.

United Kingdom
"This website provides online access to a selection of news stories and features from The TES and each of its magazines, as they are published. There is also a complete editorial archive, a fully searchable jobs database (from Summer 1998), a daily 'Hot News' service and the TES Staffroom, an open forum for anyone interested in education".

United Kingdom
"ALLFIE is an organisation of disabled people, parents and disabled children and their allies, campaigning for an to compulsary segregation in the education system". The site offers addresses, literature and an electronic journal.

United Kingdom
The "NCPTA promotes partnerships between home and school; pupils, parents, carers and teachers; parents and local education authorities and other interested organisations". The website informs about the organisation and membership.

United Kingdom
"A partnership to promote the education of children from birth to thirteen". Its activities include the publication of the journal "New Childhood" and an annual conference.

United Kingdom
"CSIE is an independent organisation working towards the inclusion of all children with disabilities or learning difficulties in mainstream schools , as well as lobbying and networking. The website on inclusive education contains links, publications, legal information

Wales; United Kingdom
The site of the department for education of the Welsh Government contains information on education policy concerning all areas of education.

United Kingdom
The website offers information about the BBC's educational programme, interactive language courses and a large number of online resources for schools and further education.

United Kingdom; Ireland
"eduserv CHEST negotiates for the supply of software, data, information, training materials and other IT related products to the Higher and Further Education community in the UK and Republic of Ireland".

United Kingdom
A directory of more than 2000 independent schools which also offers a school placement service and information on financing and scholarships.

United Kingdom
The Marketplace offers information on educational events, shows and conferences.

United Kingdom
"BIDS is the best known and most widely used bibliographic service for the academic community in the UK". It offers free access to bibliographic databases for various subjects, full text delivery of journal articles is possible. A password is necessary.

United Kingdom
An independent charity which works with the whole family to support the child who is gifted and talented. A relaunch of the site is planned for 2013.

United Kingdom
A directory of more than 5800 schools with addresses and key data. You can subscribe to a newsletter for parents, pupils or teachers and there are two parents' guide to independent and state schools. Coming soon is a virtual school library.

Scotland; United Kingdom
"ASE Scotland is the Scottish Region of the Association for Science Education (see separate entry), the largest subject professional association in the UK". The website informs about the activities ( events) of the organisation.

United Kingdom
ASE is a forum for all concerned with science education from primary school to tertiary levels. There are zones for teachers and technicians, a section on safety and health in science, databases on literature and events, publications and an online shop.

United Kingdom
"Lingu@NET, a virtual language centre on the World Wide Web, provides quality-assured information and resources on-line for language teachers, learners and researchers". The main sections are: learning materials, professional development, research, websites, discussion forum.

United Kingdom
The international activities of the National Foundation for Educational Research in the fields of information services, research and partnership and collaborations are being introduced.

Ireland; Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
"Since 1959 USI has represented student\'s concerns on educational issues in the Republic and Northern Ireland. USI represents 150,000 students defending and promoting the social, cultural and welfare rights of all its members". The website contains information about the history of USI, its services for students and activities. The student newspaper is available in full text.

United Kingdom; Ireland; Northern Ireland
"The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship is an association representing 26 schools, 45 kindergartens, and eight teacher education seminars in the UK and Ireland. It is also the home of the European Council of Rudolf Steiner Waldorf Schools bringing together some 400 schools in 14 countries". The website informs about the pedagogical concept, kindergartens, teacher training, [...]

United Kingdom; England
"NACE is the Association that helps teachers help able and talented children through provision of In-Service training, conferences and consultancy to teachers, schools and LEAs; offering a wide range of publications for sale; advising educational agencies, e.g. DfEE, SCAA and Ofsted, on provision for able children". The website informs about the research centre and gives [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
"The Scottish Learning Network is a gateway to information, guidance, assessment and on-line education and training opportunities in Scotland". It is a project managed by Scottish Enterprise and offers a database of courses edited by the learning providers. There is also a link list to which anyone can add a resource and news about events. For those resident in Scotland a [...]

United Kingdom
"The Agency's main business is to review the performance of universities and colleges of higher education. It does this by visiting institutions to audit their overall academic management, including arrangements for collaboration with overseas partners; and to assess the quality and standards of teaching and learning at subject level". The reports of the agency are available [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
"Careers Europe is the UK Resource Centre for International Careers...we have been recognised by the European Commission as the UK centre in the European Commission's LEONARDO Da Vinci programme's EU wide network of National Resource Centres for Guidance...As a resource centre we produce careers information about the possibilities to live, study, train and work in the [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
"UKRO is a subscriber based organisation providing information & advice primarily to UK organisations on European Union funded opportunities for research & higher education". Access to detailed information is only available for subscribers.

United Kingdom; Scotland
Universities Scotland, formerly The Committee of Scottish Higher Education Principals (COSHEP), unites the Scottish higher education institutions and "exists to promote their good work, to argue for the public support needed to maintain and build on their achievements, and to develop policy on Scottish higher education issues".

United Kingdom; Scotland
"The General Teaching Council for Scotland is a statutory body, formally established by the Teaching Council (Scotland) Act 1965. Its overarching role is the maintenance and wherever possible the enhancement of professional standards. All its activities are directed towards improving the quality of teaching in Scotland. The work of most of the Council's committees can be [...]

United Kingdom; international
"ingenta is a newly formed company hosting online services for researchers and publishers. ingenta operates the renowned BIDS Academic services for the UK higher education community. ingenta also operates a number of bibliographic databases on a commercial basis....BIDS is the best known and most used bibliographic service for the academic community in the UK, providing access [...]

United Kingdom
The ESFA brings together the former responsibilities of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) to create a single agency accountable for funding education and skills for children, young people and adults. The ESFA is accountable for £65 billion of funding for the education and training sector, ensuring timely and accurate allocations and payment of [...]

United Kingdom
The Teaching Agency is responsible for initial teacher training (ITT) in England. It provides a comprehensive programme of support to help you become a teacher, providing guidance all the way through the application process. Through ITT you’ll receive rigorous training, with new teachers rating their training as a very good preparation for the classroom. In this section you [...]

United Kingdom
"The University and College Union has been formed by the amalgamation of the Association of University Teachers and NATFHE - The University & College Lecturers' Union. UCU is the largest trade union and professional association for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers and academic-related staff working in further and higher education throughout the UK."

United Kingdom
This interactive journal serves a a discussion forum for researchers and practitioners in the field of interactive media and education. "JIME is not simply making the conventional media of paper-based articles available on the Net, but addressing the interactive dimensions which are the essence of the new media; JIME is not simply adding an e- mail listserver to allow [...]

United Kingdom
"UCET acts as a national forum for the discussion of matters relating to the education of teachers and to the study of education in the university sector and contributes to the formulation of policy in these fields. Its members are the universities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland involved in teacher education, and a number of colleges of higher education in the [...]

United Kingdom; international
The site informs about Blackwell's currently available books and journals in education. The bibliographical data and contents of the publications are given and the journals are available online. There are search facilities, a document delivery service and a list of societies for whom Blackwell provides publication services.

United Kingdom
"This site contains the latest comprehensive range of official UK statistics and information about statistics as well providing free access to a selection of recently released publications in downloadable pdf format". The statistics offered comprise all areas of general education and vocational education and training.

United Kingdom
"COPAC is a new national Online Public Access Catalogue, providing unified access to the online catalogues of some of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland".

United Kingdom
JISCmail provides electronic discussion lists for the UK higher education community. You can search for a list by category or alphabetically and open your own list. There are plenty of lists for education.

United Kingdom
THE replaced the famous THES magazine in 2008. It provides information about the British and international higher education system and academical job market. The website contains also an archive of back issues from October 1994 onwards. For full access registration is necessary, a free issue is available.

United Kingdom
"The NFER is Britain´s leading educational research body. Its mission is to gather, analyse and disseminate research-based information in order to improve education and training. The Foundation maintains a large research programme, comprising over 100 projects at any given time. The major part of this programme is concerned with the public education system - early years, [...]

United Kingdom
"The School has strong research profile - it is currently rated as one of the leading research schools in the country. All of our lecturing staff are active in one of our seven research centres which are linked around the common theme of Culture and Learning in Organisations. In addition we have a long and distinguished tradition of carrying out international consultancy and [...]

United Kingdom
"The mission of the JISC is to stimulate and enable the cost effective exploitation of information systems and to provide a high quality national network infrastructure for the UK higher education and research councils communities". JISC services and programmes are being introduced with links to institutions and projects. There are also publications, conferences and a [...]

United Kingdom
"CILT was established in 1966 as an independent charitable trust, supported by central government grants with the aim of collecting and disseminating information on all aspects of modern languages and the teaching of modern languages. CILT´s prime objectives are: to promote a greater national capability in languages; to support the work of all those concerned with language [...]

United Kingdom
Ofsted regulates and inspects childcare and children’s social care and inspects: schools, colleges, initial teacher education, work-based learning and skills training, adult and community learning, education and training in prisons and other secure establishments, the Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service (Cafcass). The reports are accessible via a database.

United Kingdom
This site contains detailed information about the student loan scheme for higher education. It is explained who is eligible, how to apply for a loan, repayment etc.

United Kingdom
The British Library receives a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland. The collection includes well over 150 million items, in most known languages - 3 million new items are added every year. The BL has manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. Its Sound Archive keeps sound recordings from 19th-century cylinders [...]

Europe; United Kingdom
The Centre conducts research, offers teaching, consultancy and policy advice primarily in the areas of child welfare, children's rights, child protection and young people and crime. An academic centre operating at Scottish, UK and European levels, it focuses on internationally recognised priorities for children and young people. The website provides information mainly about [...]

United Kingdom
"A centre of international excellence, for the teaching research and development of technology in the service of student learning. We work in collaboration with Open University Faculty and Regional Colleagues. For Practitioners worldwide we offer: Professional development in educational technology, Postgraduate qualifications in open & distance education, International centre [...]

United Kingdom
"SEDA is the professional association for staff and educational developers in the UK, promoting innovation and good practice in higher education, and was formed in 1993 by the merger of the Standing Conference on Educational Development (SCED) and the Staff Development Group of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE). The Association for Education and Training [...]

United Kingdom
"The Society for Research into Higher Education, established in 1965, exists to stimulate and co-ordinate research into all aspects of higher education. It aims to improve the quality of higher education through the encouragement of debate and publication on issues of policy, on the organisation and management of higher education institutions, and on the curriculum, teaching [...]

United Kingdom
The Standards and Testing Agency (STA), an executive agency of the Department for Education, is now responsible for the development and delivery of all statutory assessments from early years to the end of key stage 3. This work was previously carried out by the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency, which ceased its final remaining functions in March 2012.

United Kingdom; England
"The Council's main function is to distribute funds provided by the Secretary of State for Education and Employment. The Council funds education and research at 136 universities and higher education colleges in England. It also funds courses at 74 further education colleges, who receive their main funding from the Further Education Funding Council". There are full texts on the [...]

United Kingdom
"CVCP (The Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom) is now to be known as Universities UK, a new name that reflects its direction as the representative organisation of heads of universities in the UK and higher education colleges in Scotland and Wales". The site informs about higher education and higher education policy.

Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Switzerland; Greece; Hungary; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Norway; Croatia; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom; Scotland; Northern Ireland; Wales; England; Europe; Austria
Eurydice (formerly Eurypedia and Eurybase) is "a network of 42 national units based in all 38 countries of the Erasmus+ programme. [Its] task is to explain how education systems are organised in Europe and how they work. Eurydice publishes descriptions of national education systems, comparative reports devoted to specific topics, indicators and statistics, as well as news [...]

United Kingdom
The Independent Schools Council offers general information about the UK independent sector and advice on how to go about choosing an appropriate school for your child. The site includes a database of nearly 1300 independent schools.

United Kingdom
The site offers a database of current TV programmes of Channel 4 for pupils, online resources to the programmes for teachers to download, an interactive science section, a forum for discussion, educational CD- ROMs and materials for the deaf and hearing impaired.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
The Department of Education is responsible for the central administration of all aspects of education and related services in Northern Ireland - excepting the higher and further education sector, responsibility for which is within the remit of the Department for Employment and Learning. The Departments main areas of responsibility are in pre-school, primary, post-primary and [...]

United Kingdom; Wales; Scotland; Northern Ireland; England
The website gives a detailed overview of study opportunities in the UK for foreign students, including English language courses, choice of courses

United Kingdom; Scotland
Eurydice is the "Network on education systems and policies in Europe". Amongst others, it provides very comprehensive country profiles on on education systems in Europe (formerly know as "Eurypedia"). All areas of education are covered from early childhood to adult education, as well as overarching issues. Each country participating in Eurydice hosts a national unit [...]

United Kingdom
"BERA - the British Educational Research Association was founded in 1974 and now has about 890 members...The aim of the Association is to sustain and promote a vital research culture in education...It publishes (in association with Carfax) the British Educational Research Journal five times a year...BERA is trying to enhance the impact of research on both policy-making and [...]

United Kingdom
"The Institute is the largest institution in the United Kingdom devoted to the study of education and related areas...The Institute of Education' s mission is to pursue excellence in education by engaging in: research and scholarship of national and international significance, which builds on the Institute's strong research base; high quality, innovative postgraduate and [...]

United Kingdom
"We provide a rapid and comprehensive document delivery and interlibrary loan service to researchers and scholars in all kinds of libraries and organisations".

United Kingdom
CAUTION: As of 1 August 2013 the British Education Index (BEI) was sold to EBSCO Information Services. Therefor, services that were previously free of charge might become subject to a fee. The British Education Index (BEI) began life in the early 1960s as a simple author and subject index to the contents of educational journals published in the UK. The service now also [...]

United Kingdom
"The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) is a central body responsible for collecting and compiling statistical data on Higher Education establishments in the UK". The focus is on data on students, staff and finances. There are a linklist to higher education institutions and press releases as full texts.

United Kingdom
Statistics of the Department for Education on performance at schools and colleges.

Wales; United Kingdom
"The Higher Education Funding Council for Wales is a non- departmental public body established in May 1992 under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. The Council is concerned with the funding of colleges and institutions of higher education and universities in Wales. It also has the power to fund higher education in further education colleges". There are links to Welsh [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
"The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (SFC) is the body that distributes funding for teaching and learning, research and other activities in Scotland's colleges and universities. There are 43 colleges and 20 higher education institutions in Scotland funded by SFC. The SFC also provides colleges with bursary, hardship and childcare funding for their [...]

United Kingdom; Scotland
Statistical information on higher and further education in Scotland provided by the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council.

Scotland; United Kingdom
The SCRE\'s "aims are to conduct and communicate research to support policy-making and practice in education and to assist others ( including teachers and policymakers) to make the most effective use of research methods and research-based information". Annual reports, press releases, newsletters and briefing papers as full texts. Special pages on bullying at school, a research [...]

United Kingdom
The Department for Education is responsible for education and children´s services. The website offers information on schools, transition from school to training or higher education, early learning, family eduation and social work as well as information on research and statistics and publications.

Scotland; United Kingdom
Responsibilities include: Further and higher education, science and lifelong learning, school education, training and skills, HM Inspectorate of Education and the Scottish Qualifications Authority, nurseries and childcare, children\'s services, children\'s hearings, social work and HM Social Work Inspectorate.

United Kingdom; Scotland
"This web site hosts the reports we submitted to the Secretaries of State for Education and Employment, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in July 1997. Our Committee was appointed with bipartisan support on 10 May 1996 to make recommendations on how the purposes, shape, structure, size and funding of higher education, including support for students, should develop to meet [...]

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