Teachernet has been developed by the Department for Education and Skills as a resource for teachers. It includes lesson plans, updates to the curriculum, professional development, management issues, links to useful sites and much more.
Curriculumonline is the focal point for the British Governments initiative to get the entire National Curriculum on the Internet. Links to free and commercial sites all of which have been evaluated and organized into Key Stage and subject area.
This site links every National Curriculum programme of study requirement and teaching resources.
National Curriculum in action contains an online database of assessed examples of pupils’ work, and guidance for teacher assessment in each subject.
The National Grid for Learning (NGfL) the national focal point for learning on the Internet. A government sponsored initiative.
Schemes of Work can be downloaded in Word format so that teachers can alter them to the requirements of their own classes. There are primary and secondary resources.
A brief step by step guide to help you in choosing the courses and institutions on your UCAS application (and some helpful hints for parents). Produced by the Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. UCAS is the UK central organisation through which applications are processed for entry to higher education. It is possible to access over 200 College and University sites,enabling prospective students to search for details on available courses, and institutions that still have places left during the ‘Clearing’ period.
Links to all UK higher education institutes with a section on information for international students, help with choosing a course, research grants and more.
Contains a free questionnaire that when completed will create a list of recommended courses for you. You can also search the database of over 50,000 courses directly. Also has advise on all aspects of choosing a course.
Get connected to over 130 libraries of UK universities, university colleges, and institutes and colleges of higher education. Besides being useful resources, they offer another insight into the facilities available at institutions of higher learning in the UK.
Going to University in the UK? Need to find somewhere to live? Bunk is a Directory of College and University owned accomodation, with advice on renting private accommodation.
Edexcel is one of the leading examining and awarding bodies in the UK and throughout the world.
Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), part of the University of Cambridge, is one of the world’s leading providers of qualifications and assessments. CIE provide a broad range of qualifications in over 150 different countries and to more than a million students every year.
PENSIONS In Spain information can be obtained from one´s local office of the INSS , also on the web www.seg-social.es
- click on to Internacional
- click on to Reglamentos comunitarios
One can request a forecast from the INSS called VIDA LABORAL and the application for JUBILACION is made through the local INSS office.
In U.K. information is available from The Pension Service and one can also apply for a Pension forecast www.thepensionservice.gov.uk Full details from :
The Pension Service Tyneview
Park, International Pension Centre,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE98 IBA England.
Tel: 44 191 21 87 777
e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Both countries work together and communicate decisions with each other.
The British Council promotes educational, cultural and technical co-operation between Britain and other countries. At this site you will find information about the educational system in the UK, and the range of services provided by the British Council around the world.
The Times Educational Supplement for weekly news up-date on educational issues in UK.
The Times Higher Educational Supplement.News and analysis on post-compulsory education and research in the UK. There are links to colleges and institutes of higher education, Scottish central institutions, Funding councils, Validating bodies, Research councils and other scholarly and scientific bodies, higher education organisations in Europe and the Commonwealth and more.
Parents wanting a British-style education for their children in Spain are spoilt for choice: the National Association of British Schools in Spain lists 52 member institutions in locations from the country’s Atlantic north coast to the Canary Islands.
The company was founded in 2002 and is one of the most read websites in Spain. In the last twelve months we had over 7 million unique visitors, most whom are UK nationals. We offer a wealth of independent and impartial travel advice for people visiting Spain.