Education in the Best of the Web UK Directory


The 5% Club

Focused on creating momentum behind the recruitment of apprentices and graduates into the workforce.

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Education

A group of parliamentarians, from all parties and from both Houses, formed to discuss education.

The Attingham Trust

An educational charitable trust that offers specialised study courses, primarily for people professionally engaged in the field, on country houses, their collections and settings, and on the history and contents of English royal palaces.

BBC Bitesize

BBC's free online study support resource for school-age students. Videos, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes by level and subject.

An online chat and discussion resource for current and past pupils and teachers of BFES and SCEA schools.

British Institute for Learning and Development

Membership organisation which aims to raise the status of all those involved in learning and development, both as individuals and organisations.

Classes A2Z

Portal to a multitude of different private classes, courses and group lessons. Choose from academic tutoring, learning a language, taking driving lessons, dance classes, martial arts classes, Yoga classes or from a multitude of fitness classes and personal trainers.

Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA)

A digital archive of all documents published electronically by government and related bodies in the area of education, maintained by the Institute of Education, London.

Directgov: Education and Learning

Information and advice on colleges, universities, courses and training in England.

Education Development Trust

Not-for-profit organisation which provides education services in the United Kingdom.

Education Eye

Provides a visual map of education news, resources and innovations, mapped daily.

Education Policy Institute

An independent, impartial, and evidence-based research institute that promotes high quality education.


Collection of education and government web links and resources. Includes links to teaching curricula, books, and school sites.

Family Learning Festival

Inspires a love of learning in family life. It takes place every October and is the biggest festival celebrating and valuing learning as a family.

Free Exam Papers

Provides a database of past exam papers for download.

Future Foundations

An independent training organisation which deliveres pioneering training programmes for individuals between the ages of 8 and 24.

The Good Schools Guide

Provides an independent guide to education and schools with articles and resources. GoodSchoolsUK

Governors for Schools

Exists to improve educational standards so that children and young people have the chance to realise their full potential.

History Of Reading Society

Presents their constitution, programme, newsletters and report of meetings.

Host UK

Offers international students the chance to visit a British home and thereby promote international understanding and friendship.

Nisai Virtual Academy

Provides a unique approach to teaching by delivering live and interactive lessons through an online platform.

Open University Podcasts

Features hundreds of series of podcasts from the Open University, on a very wide range of topics. openuniversity

OU Open Learn

Features extensive free educational resources from the Open University, including articles and study units across a wide range of topics. openuniversity

Red Balloon

Supports young people who self-exclude from school and are missing education because of bullying or other trauma. They provide an academic and therapeutic programme to enable students to get back on track and reconnect with society.

RISE Online Information Centre

Provides easy access to the many sources of on-line data about education in England, including Parliament, Department for Education, and other relevant sources.

School Cuts

Puts figures on the reality of the education cuts; enter a postcode to see how local schools are affected.

The Schools Co-operative Society

National representative body of publicly funded schools with a co-operative ethos.

Schools in UK

Presents a directory of nurseries, primary schools and colleges in the UK.

Schools Web

An online database of schools, colleges, and universities in England, Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland, searchable by county and LEA.

Skills for OU Study

Open University site offering advice and information on study skills.

The Student Room

Active discussion forums for students of all ages, with sections for revision, university life, and postgraduate concerns.

Teaching Times

An online schools and teaching resource providing news, publications and book reviews.


Provides a variety of education resources including homework and exam helps, study notes, revision guides, and more.

UK Schools Directory

Find public and private UK schools, independent, boarding, colleges and universities located across the UK. UKSchoolDir

United Kingdom Education

A guide for international students to studying in the UK.

Young People's Education Company Ltd

Specialises in developing bespoke Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) training and delivery programmes for professionals, children and young people.

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