General learning links
A gateway website created in Aberdeen, with free educational resources for adult learners of all abilities. The site has a focus on Scotland, and covers EAL/ESOL, Family Learning, ASL/Special Needs, Numeracy, Literacy, Scottish Writers & Scottish Politics. There are also links to BBC Skillswise programmes and TUC unionlearn links.Link: http://www.alresources.com/
These sites provide online learning, support and advice. They are easy to use, the learning is fun and there are some great quizzes! All content is in the process of being migrated from BBC Learning to BBC iWonder.Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iwonder
City & Guilds is the UK's leading vocational awarding body. If you are looking for information about vocational qualifications, this site is well worth a visit.Link: http://www.cityandguilds.com/
They 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.Link: https://www.futurelearn.com/
Future Learn have developed a helpful How it Works guide for learners that are new to this resource.Link: https://www.futurelearn.com/about/how-it-works
SDS Individual Learning Accounts (ILAs) are for people who are 16 or over and living in Scotland and are for the individuals who will benefit most from this support.Link: http://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/our-services/individual-learning-accounts/)
Lead Scotland (Specialists in Linking Education and Disability) is a voluntary organisation set up to widen access to learning for disabled young people and adults and carers across Scotland.Link: http://www.lead.org.uk/
Provided by Tinder Foundation, Learn My Way is a website of free online courses for beginners, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world.Link: http://www.learnmyway.com/
The OpenLearn website gives free access to course materials from The Open University. The LearningSpace is open to learners anywhere in the world.Link: http://www.open.edu/openlearn/
With information about careers and lifelong learning, this gateway site also provides some useful links to other websites.Link: https://www.planitplus.net/
For information on childcare entitlement and availability in your area.Link: https://www.scottishfamilies.gov.uk/
Information about the Scottish Government's policies and strategies on Lifelong Learning.Link: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Life-Long-Learning
Cyber Resilience: PFA Scotland PFA Scotland handles sensitive information about its union membership of 1,300 football players across Scotland, many of whom are regularly exposed to media scrutiny and at risk of unwanted intrusion into their personal lives.
Cyber Resilience: POA Scotland, ASLEF and Usdaw Three unions in three different sectors undertook personal cyber security training with Scottish Union Learning.
Personal Cyber Security: Community Union and Whistl Eleven members of Community Union at the Whistl Depot in Tannochside participated in a Personal Cyber Security workshop in September 2017, delivered by Digital Skills Education Ltd.