Links to online free resources available for children, young people, teachers, parents, youth workers and more. A variety of resources under different headings which will inspire and support children and young people in the classroom and out. Information about the world of work, different industries, competitions and project work that can be built into lesson plans or provide extra-curricular activities to develop children and young people’s skills, knowledge and ambitions.
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Support resources for doing everyday tasks on-line, including link to Code Playground, to help young people learn basics of coding.
Support for young people, teachers, parents & businesses on a variety of life skills, i.e. interviews, CV’s, inspiration, work experience and curriculum planning, etc.
Up-to-date information about the digital industry, including careers and studying.
Events, activities & challenges pupils can take part in.
Challenge students to build an app. Compliments curriculum. Resources & support available for teachers.
STEM ambassadors can be built into your curriculum. Support for teachers.
Opportunities for students to live chat with scientists and professionals in the STEM industries. Resources to support the event and teachers.
Visits/interactions with professionals from the gaming industry. Can be built into the curriculum.
Education community. Digital resources available, sharing of resources, best practice and ideas.
Education community. Digital resources available, training, sharing resources, best practice and ideas.
Training on using Apple products in an educational environment.
A variety of taster sessions and challenges to encourage secondary school students into STEM.
Information about training available to Scottish businesses i.e. digital marketing, app development.
Inspiration, games, resources & more. Focus on girls coding.
Some of the oddest things scientists are researching around the world. Making STEM more interesting. Link to the IgNoble Prize.
Learn to code.
Huge selection of engaging games for younger learners. Independent learning courses for older learners. Large selection of teaching materials.
Teaching activities and support for teachers to become digitally literate. Aimed at primary school.
Filled with articles, infographics and videos to inspire.
Filled with articles to inspire. Search by topic.
Resources created by Glasgow Clyde College, Scottish Textiles Skills Partnership & EDT that explore the science and process behind creating fabric and in what ways those fabrics can be used.
Free platform to create your own games. Learn to code and more.
Get creative with technology and learn about coding.
Digital lesson plans for BGE, emphasis on girls into digital. Scope to adapt to suit level 4.
Build games for free.
Introducing engineering to primary school children, can follow onto Secondary Engineering in secondary school. CPD for staff
Resources for all levels of education. Some free classroom resources. Competitions. Lesson plans for Lego products.
Information about using Raspberry Pi’s as well as lots of resources and support.
Competition using Raspberry Pi. Open to any young people.
Apple app, allows you to build apps for Apple products for free.
Free Apple app to teach young children coding.
Free Apple app to teach young children coding and problem solving.
Resources on industries, careers, pathways, studying methods, how to build CV’s, interview techniques, job searches and more.
Resources on industries, careers, pathways and more. Good information about Labour Market Stats and what this means for young people.
Charity to help bring professionals in to inspire students, often entrepreneurs.
Talks on every topic imaginable from experts and individuals from all over the world. Great way to introduce a topic and start discussion. Some talks specifically for or by young people.
Campaign to improve young people’s self-esteem. Resources for teachers, parents & youth workers. Discussion topics and info.
Information and resources for young people, teachers and parents/carers on gender stereotyping in jobs and how to avoid this.
Workbook from Northern Ireland on employability including tasks for students.
Support resources suitable for young people on things like applying for jobs, professionalism, money management, etc.
Information about the apprenticeship models available in Scotland. Advertised apprenticeship positions from across Scotland.
Placements for graduates across Scotland. Information for students about careers and applications. Information for employers. Includes case studies.
Information about a variety of soft skills including emotional intelligence.
Linking students with employers to deliver internships, mentoring, masterclasses, etc.
Reports about young people and employment.
Information & resources for young people & teachers on developing key skills for life & work.
Lots of advice, articles, inspiration about alternatives to university across Britain. Also includes the ability to ask direct questions.
A useful document that explains what the third sector is as well as the huge range of careers that it contains. Information and stats about why volunteering is good. Links to other organisations & information about volunteering.
Campaign to offer alternative role models. Information cards and films online. Book available.
Large selection of resources encouraging interaction with the outdoors. Includes literacy, history, environment and more.
Scottish charity helping people to learn about the countryside. Provides a programme of education; classroom speakers, resources on countryside topics and school visits into the countryside.
Online resource to practice literacy, creativity, planning and more.
4 modules on making factual TV programmes, find out if a career in media is right for you?
Resources, information, career pathways & case studies about careers in the hospitality industry. Challenges & courses as well. Information for young people, teachers & employers.
Lots of information. Resources, games, competitions, career pathways, videos, case studies, curriculum areas and more about the food and drink industry; manufacturing, healthy eating, marketing and more.
Huge selection of resources, events, competitions, CPD and more for all age groups.
Large selection of resources on numerous topics. HES have a travel subsidy for school trips.
Events & information about archaeology in Scotland. Numerous resources on using Minecraft in the classroom.
Large selection of resources on numerous topics. Including information about careers as well as curriculum linked recommendations. Information about travel subsidies.
Free award available for groups undertaking heritage work. Resources and support available for every step.
Numerous resources and activities which you can download or have sent to you. Suitable for a variety of ages. Hands on and research. Links to additional resources.
Resources for teachers & parents on a variety of subjects
Resources for teachers, parents/carers & communities on engaging children and young people in conversations about alcohol & drugs.
Information on a variety of topics, aimed at young people.
A range of challenges that are designed to structure learning and demonstrate achievement in a range of curriculum areas.
Products, Training, Resource & Challenges. Online community for educators.
Large selection of free online games that students can play. Variety of search filters.
Answers to weird and wonderful questions.