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Blast Blast is a BBC initiative encouraging 13-19 year olds throughout the UK to get into dance, film, art, writing and music
British Youth Council The national youth council for young people aged under 26 in the UK
Youth Information An information toolkit for young people
Young Scot Young Scot offers incentives, information and opportunities to people aged 12 to 26 to help them make informal choices, play a part in their community, and make the most of their free time and learning
Dialogue Youth A partnership between Young Scot, COSLA, local authorities, the Scottish Government and young people
YouthLink Scotland Scotland's national youth work organisation
Children In Scotland The national agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland
Imaginate An organisation committed to promoting and developing the performing arts for children and young people in Scotland
Promote YT

National agency providing an advocacy, networking and development role for Youth Theatres in Scotland and hosts of the annual National Festival of Youth Theatre.

The Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust Helping young people in Scotland to start up and continue in business (aimed at 18 - 25 year olds)
Dewar Arts Awards The Dewar Arts Awards exceptionally talented young Scots realise their potential in any artform


BBC Education Scotland BBC Education Scotland provides websites and teachers' resources relevant to the Scottish curriculum
LT Scotland LT Scotland provides support, resources and staff development for early years, primary and secondary education sectors and promotes learning through life
The Education Institute of Scotland Scotland's largest teaching union
Health Education Board for Scotland The Board aims to promote good health through the empowerment of individuals, groups and communities, by providing programmes of health education at the national level
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education in Scotland An Executive Agency of the Scottish Ministers, committed to improving the quality of education and raising attainment through inspection and review
SCRE An educational research centre within the University of Glasgow's Faculty of Education
LEAD Linking Education And Disability is a voluntary organisation set up to widen access to learning for disabled adults and carers in many areas of Scotland
Scottish Funding Council The Council provides financial support for teaching, research and associated activities in Scottish higher education institutions
British Council Education and Training Information about the UK's approach to education and training in the arts
SLP The Scottish Adult Learning Partnership (SLP) is a voluntary organisation established to support and encourage people who do not traditionally participate within the education system
Engage The leading international association for gallery educators, artist educators and other arts and education professionals.
Hi-arts Promoting and developing the arts in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
CREATE CREATE Curriculum for Excellence, Schools Services, Dumfries and Galloway Council
West Dunbartonshire Council Information for West Dunbartonshire's Arts and Education links programme
Aberdeenshire Arts The dedicated arts website for Aberdeenshire
Imaginate Imaginate promotes and develops performing arts for young people and children in Scotland.
Edinburgh Book Festival The Edinburgh Book Festival is the world's largest literary festival and has a strong focus on developing new audiences through various outreach events.
Glow Glow is the world's first intranet for education.

Publications and Documents

A Stage Further A guide for teachers and cultural co-ordinators on getting the best from the performing arts in education
Educating for Excellence The Scottish Government's response to the National Debate
The National Priorities in Education The national priorities in education, as approved by the Scottish Parliment
Curriculum for Excellence The Scottish Government's Curriculum Review Group's publication

Fife Cultural Co-ordinators in Schools Initiative project
New Dynamics project in Kinlochleven; Photo: Fin Macrae
JeugdOrkest Nederland 2003; Photo: Sarah Simmons
Space Invaders; Photo: West Dunbartonshire Council
Age of Creativity:  An Tuireann; Photo: Graham McIver
Edinburgh International Book Festival; Photo: Pascal Saez
Space Invaders; Photo: West Dunbartonshire Council
Queen Frog's Wedding performance: Photo: Mike Bolam
Queen Frog's Wedding performance; Photo: Mike Bolam
Queen Frog's Wedding rehearsal: Photo: Mike Bolam
NOF Summer Schools 2004, Aberdeen; Photo: Press & Journal
Citymoves dance space; Photo: Graham McIver
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