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Department for Education
Comprehensive web site. It covers education reports, news and research and statistics including 'School and College Performance Tables'. A link to the Edubase Public Portal allows you to search for educational establishments at all levels.
FutureLearn offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop. FutureLearn are a private company wholly owned by The Open University.
National Centre for Circus Arts
Previously the The Circus Space. A registered charity based in London, offers workshops and courses (including a degree course) in the circus arts for adults and children, professional and aspiring performers. Find details of these plus information about shows and links to specific circus arts - juggling, acrobatics, mime....
Family Action: Educational Grants Programme
The Educational Grants Programme offers advice on funding for those studying in post - 14 education in the UK.
An introduction to student finance for full and part-time students giving information about student loans, applying for finance via Student Finance England etc.
Association of Commonwealth Universities
The ACU is committed to increasing staff and student mobility and building the capacity of universities worldwide. Grants and awards are available to staff and/or students at ACU member universities.
Browse by country, topic or indicator to find publications and detailed information about the education systems of Europe at all levels plus statistics.
NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre for the UK)
NARIC evaluates academic qualifications from other countries for a fee.
UKCISA: UK Council for International Student Affairs
Support and advice e.g. on immigration matters including visas, fees and recognition of qualifications, for students who wish to study in the UK or for UK students who wish to study abroad.
Open and Distance Learning Quality Council
The Open and Distance Learning Quality Council (ODLQC) is an independent accreditation body for open and distance learning providers. Search for more information under 'Accredited Providers'.
The home of free learning from The Open University. Free learning material taken from Open University (OU) courses. You do not have to be an OU student to use these materials.
Virtual Training Suite
The Virtual Training Suite provides free Internet tutorials to help you develop your Internet research skills. Subject areas include the sciences, arts and humanities, social sciences and health and life sciences.