Publications

Education

Education Line
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol
A site where text on education may be read or submitted.

'Feeling at Home' published by the British Council
Tel: 0131 446 3000
Email: alison.kanbi@britishcouncil.org.uk
This guide to cultural issues for those working with international students contains some very useful information and hints. Available from the British Council at a cost of 1.99 each

'The Home of Innovation'
http://www.coshep.ac.uk
Examples of new scientific research in Scottish higher education. Found in publications link on:- http://www.universities-scotland.ac.uk

Kogan Page Publishers
http://www.kogan-page.co.uk/
A vast selection of education reference books available including 'British Qualifications-A Complete Guide to Educational, Technical, Professional and Academic Qualifications in Britain' as well as books on schools, further and higher education.

NMS Publications
'Going to School', Donald J Withrington ISBN 0-948636-89-0
'Leaving Scotland', Mona McLeod ISBN 0-948636-89-0
Two publications in the series from NMS spotlighting key activities in the shaping of Scotland

The Quality Assurance Agency
http://www.qaa.ac.uk
Numerous publications and reports available including their booklet entitled 'Guidelines on the Quality of Distance Learning' -http://www.qaa.ac.uk/public/dlg/contents.htm

Online Resource Bank-ORB
http://orb.britishcouncil.org
ORB provides a virtual gateway to electronic resources of interest to British Council staff and customers. It harnesses resources collected world-wide, which are held on a database.

Publications from Britain
http://www.informationfrombritain.com
The Foreign and Commonwealth office database of publications.

'A Scoping Study for an Internet Shop Window for UK Higher Education'
http://www.jisc.ac.uk/pub98/shopwind.html

Scottish Council for Research in Education - Publications
http://www.scre.ac.uk/pubs/index.html
also available on this site is a summary of the report 'Institutional Support for overseas Students in Scotland' - http://www.scre.ac.uk/summary/rr87.html

Scottish Enterprise Publications
http://www.scottish-enterprise.com/publications/

Scottish Executive - Publications
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/publications/recent.asp
A database of Scottish Executive publications, Parliamentary Bills, Acts of the Scottish parliament, Consultations, Green Papers and White Papers.

Scottish Executive - Student Support
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/studentsupport
Information on the Executive's proposals for student support.

Techknowlogia
http://www.techknowlogia.org
An international online journal for policy makers, strategists, practioners and technologists at local, national and international level.

Tuckwell Press
http://www.tuckwellpress.co.uk/
Most, though not all, books available on this website are academic and connected in some way to the history of Scotland.

UKCOSA
http://www.ukcosa.org.uk/pages/pub.htm
Publications available include - 'International Students in the UK - the recent literature guide' and International Students in FE: getting started.'

Universities Scotland
http://www.universities-scotland.ac.uk/
All Universities Scotland publications are available to download from their website.

World Bank Publications
http://publications.worldbank.org/
Also available is their recently published report 'Higher Education in Developing Countries:Perils and Promise'-http://www.worldbank.org/html/extpb/abshtml/14630.htm

 

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