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After 16

A site for teenagers and young people in the UK who have an impairment or disability and are wondering what opportunities and services there should be when they leave school.


ACE - Advisory Centre for Education



A website supporting staff to make their curriculum more accessible.


Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)


Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS)



Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)



Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI)


Digest of Health-related Research Funding and Training Opportunities

Provides information advice and support around disability issues to parents/carers of a disabled child and adults with a disability.

Draft Codes of Practice from the Disability Rights Commission (DRC)

This link goes to the DRC's downloadable Draft Codes of Practice for Post-16 Education.


Higher Education Funding Council for England



Higher Education and Research Opportunities.


ICS Learn

Helping to raise awareness of their range of courses available via home learning.


Learndirect Helpline which can offer careers advice and identify courses in your area.

Learning and Skills Council

The funding body for further education colleges in England.


National Disability Team

Provides information and support regarding the disability related special initiative projects funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England.

The National Postgraduate Committee

The National Postgraduate Committee is the representative body for postgraduates in the UK. It is made up of student representatives from educational institutions with postgraduate subjects. The NPC aims to promote the interests of postgraduates studying in the UK, while remaining politically non-aligned.


National Foundation for Educational Research


National Union of Students



The Association of National Specialist Colleges.

NIACE - National Organisation for Adult Learning


The Open University Distance Learning



PlaceNet is a Registered UK charity that actively promotes the benefits of work experience.


Rough Guide to FE


Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (SHEFC)


Shape is the UK's largest Arts organisation working with diabled, deaf and elderly people.


StudentTIES is an online community allowing you to build a network of friends regarding post-16 educational issues.






UKCISA (UK Council for International Student Affairs) 

[Updated February 2009]

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