Advisory Centre for Education (ACE)
Independent advice centre re state education for 5-16 year olds
Arts & Humanities Research Board
Organisation which provides funding and support in advanced research, postgraduate research/training and for libraries, museums and galleries
BBC Schools page
Page providing information about sources of funding for international students
British Educational Suppliers Association
Access to over 230 educational suppliers
Career Development Loans
Information about CDLs, deferred repayment bank loans to help people pay for vocational learning or education
Citizens Advice - Immigration
Detailed impartial advice about immigration into the UK, visas, post-Brexit, citizenship applications, asylum, etc.
Department for Education: Academy Sponsor
Contains information about the role of academy sponsors in turning around underperforming schools; also includes information on how to get involved in the academies programme as a sponsor, or in other ways.
Department for Education and Skills - Student Support
Information about the help that is available to students in England and Wales who want to go into Higher Education. Of interest to students, parents/advisors and administrators
Department For International Development (DFID)
Information about funding for international students wishing to study in the UK
Department of Education, Northern Ireland
Educational Grants Advisory Service (EGAS)
The Educational Grants Advisory Service (EGAS) offers guidance and advice on funding for those studying in post-16 education in the UK
HEFCW: Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
Mission: to promote internationally excellent higher education in Wales, for the benefit of individuals, society and the economy, in Wales and more widely; uses resources from the Welsh Government and others to secure higher education (HE) learning and research of the highest quality, make the most of the contribution of HE to Wales's culture, society and economy and ensure high quality, accredited teacher training.
Independent Schools Council
Information from the Independent Schools Council information service (ISCis)
Guidance about opportunities to study in the United Kingdom, including details of funding and visa issues for international students. Please note that this is now an archived page - check for accuracy.
Learn online - choose from over 750 courses - free and impartial advice on over 500,000 courses (!) nationwide
Microsoft in Education
Education resources from Microsoft
The National Curriculum
Overview, key stages, levels of attainment, etc.
The National Education Network
NEN is the UK collaborative network for education, providing schools with a safe, secure and reliable learning environment and direct access to a growing range of online services and content.
National Information & Learning Technologies Association
Membership organisation for those using new technologies to provide lifelong learning
Inspection reports on 24,000 schools in England, plus more information
Allows prospective students to search for any postgraduate course in the UK. Students can find up to date information on a range of topics, including what to expect from the postgraduate course they're interested in, how to apply for it, the funding options available, and how studying at this level could benefit them in the future.
SSAT: The Schools, Students and Teachers network
SSAT works with leaders, teachers and students to drive school improvement and innovation, and celebrate their successes. "We believe in a truly school-led system, with schools working in partnership across and beyond the education sector".
Schoolnet combines assessments, reporting and instructional management tools in an online platform — eliminating the need for costly paper test booklets and answer documents. It serves millions of students through standards-based assessments that meet benchmarking and formative assessment goals. It also equips teachers with quality resources and detailed reports that support classroom instruction.
Scottish Funding Council
The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (SFC) is the national, strategic body that is responsible for funding teaching and learning provision, research and other activities in Scotland's thirty-seven colleges and nineteen universities and higher education institutions; more commonly known as 'the Scottish Funding Council' or 'SFC'
United Kingdom Education Advisory Service
Helps overseas students get a UK education
UK government website: student finance, loans and universities
Wide-ranging UK government site covering finding and applying for a course, financial support, training for the workplace, etc.