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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.
www.after16.org.uk

 

ACE - Advisory Centre for Education

www.ace-ed.org.uk

 

Dart

A website supporting staff to make their curriculum more accessible.
http://dart.lboro.ac.uk/tool/

 

Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

www.dcsf.gov.uk

 

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.
www.specialabilities.co.uk
 


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. www.drc-gb.org/drc/Campaigns/Page431.asp

  

Higher Education Funding Council for England

 
 

Hero

Higher Education and Research Opportunities.
www.hero.ac.uk

 

ICS Learn

Helping to raise awareness of their range of courses available via home learning.
www.icslearn.co.uk
 
 

Learndirect

Learndirect Helpline which can offer careers advice and identify courses in your area.
www.learndirect.org.uk
 
 

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.
www.natdisteam.ac.uk
 
 

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.
www.npc.org.uk

 

National Foundation for Educational Research

 
 

National Union of Students

 

NatSpec

The Association of National Specialist Colleges.
www.natspec.org.uk
 
 

NIACE - National Organisation for Adult Learning

 

The Open University Distance Learning

 
 

PlaceNet

PlaceNet is a Registered UK charity that actively promotes the benefits of work experience.
www.placenet.org.uk

 

Rough Guide to FE

 
 

Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (SHEFC)



Shape

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

StudentTIES

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

 

Support4Learning

www.support4learning.org.uk

 

UCAS

 

UKCISA (UK Council for International Student Affairs)

www.ukcisa.org.uk 

 
 
[Updated February 2009]
 

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