Wide-ranging section on UK government site, etc.
Advisory Centre for Education (ACE)
Independent advice centre re state education for 5-16 year olds
Arts & Humanities Research Board
Organisation which provides funding and support in advanced research, postgraduate research/training and for libraries, museums and galleries
Association for Careers Education and Guidance
Subject association for all those who lead, manage and deliver Careers Education and Guidance (CEG) in schools and colleges in England and Wales
Association of Colleges
Exists to represent and promote the interests of Colleges and provide members with professional support services
Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services
Professional association for higher education (HE) careers practitioners and those involved in the provision of careers and employability education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) to current or prospective HE students and graduates
Association of Graduate Recruiters
Independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting employers in all aspects of graduate recruitment
BBC Schools page
Page providing information about sources of funding for international students; also try this one.
British Educational Suppliers Association
Access to over 230 educational suppliers
Buying for Schools
Government guidance on how to plan and run an efficient procurement process to buy goods, works or services for your school.. Archived BECTA website content can be found here.
Career Development Institute
The CDI is the single UK-wide professional body for everyone working in the fields of career education; career information, advice and guidance; career coaching, career consultancy and career management.
Career Development Loans
Information about CDLs, deferred repayment bank loans to help people pay for vocational learning or education
The Career Development Organisation
Independent, national organisation dedicated to supporting career development and active, career-related learning
Department for Business Innovation & Skills
"Almost everything that BIS does – from investing in skills to making markets more dynamic and reducing regulation, and from promoting trade to boosting innovation and helping people start and grow a business – helps drive growth"
Department for Education
Responsible for education and children’s services. Site contains information about the academies programme. Archived information about sponsoring a school to become an academy can be found here.
Department For International Development (DFID)
Information about funding for international students wishing to study in the UK
Department of Education, Northern Ireland
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
UK's largest organisation for funding research on economic and social issues - supports independent, high quality research which has an impact on business, the public sector and the third sector
Educational Grants Advisory Service (EGAS)
The Educational Grants Advisory Service (EGAS) offers guidance and advice on funding for those studying in post-16 education in the UK
Engaging with young people: PwC toolkit
PwC's toolkit is intended to provide the templates employers need, and the speaker's notes to support, the delivery of interactive and engaging presentations to students.
Futuretrack is a longitudinal survey exploring the relationship between higher education, employment and career planning.
Get In, Go Far (government website offering wide-ranging information about apprenticeships)
The site is aimed at young people, employers, teachers and parents
Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education - a recognised representative body for HE in the UK, GuildHE is an advocate for institutional diversity and a champion for the high quality and distinctive educational provision its members offer
The Higher Education Academy
Mission: "... to use our expertise and resources to support the higher education community in order to enhance the quality and impact of learning and teaching".
Higher Education Statistics Agency
Mission: "To support the advancement of UK higher education by collecting, analysing and disseminating accurate and comprehensive statistical information in response to the needs of all those with an interest in its characteristics and a stake in its future".