Very useful list of links about this topic
Independent Schools in the UK
Information from the Independent Schools Council information service (ISCis)
International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance
International Centre for Careers Guidance
iCeGS is an applied research centre based within the Faculty of Education, Health and Sciences at the University of Derby with particular interests in career development and employability
"We are the UK higher education, further education and skills sectorsí not-for-profit organisation for digital services and solutions"
Learn online - choose from over 750 courses - free and impartial advice on over 500,000 courses (!) nationwide
The Learning & Development Agency
Formerly the Further Education Development Agency and the Learning & Skills Development Agency, the LSDA is a non-for-profit learning and development agency dedicated to 'educating' the public about the importance of education and learning
Microsoft Anytime Anywhere Learning
"Putting laptops in the hands of learners"
National Association of Advisers for Computers in Education
The Educational Technology Association : professional association for those concerned with inspection, advice, support, training and development of the use of information and communications technology in education
National Association of Student Employment Services
Mission: "To represent and support the needs of our members who enhance the experience and employability of students in HE and FE institutions by providing employment services"
National Careers Service
Site dedicated to helping people get the advice they need for future skills, careers, work and life choices
National Centre for Guidance in Education
An agency of the Department of Education and Skills, with responsibility to support and develop guidance practice in all areas of education and to inform the policy of the Department in the field of guidance
National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education
National Centre for Universities and Business (was Council for Industry and Higher Education (CIHE))
CIHE was established in 1985 by business leaders and senior academics to help improve the dialogue and mutual understanding between business and academia. The National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) is an independent and not-for-profit membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports university-business collaboration across the UK.
National Curriculum online
London Grid for Learning
The London Grid for Learning is a community of schools and local authorities committed to enhance teaching and learning. (The National Grid for Learning was closed in 2006 - see National Guidance Research Forum
Facilitates knowledge sharing and professional development, together with labour market information for those interested in career guidance research and practice including practitioners, policy makers, researchers, guidance trainees, tutors and trainers
National Information & Learning Technologies Association
Membership organisation for those using new technologies to provide lifelong learning
National Learning Network
National Training Awards (website offline when we last checked)
"UK's premier accolade for organisations and individuals that have achieved lasting excellence through training"
Inspection reports on 24,000 schools in England, plus more information
The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world
"Discover what working in a particular role is like all while gaining essential experience highly sought after by employers"
Scholarship Search UK
A freely searchable database of undergraduate and postgraduate awards
Offers pupils hands-on experience of internet technology
Many useful links of interest to students