SCHOLAR is a not-for-profit partnership between Heriot-Watt University and The Association of Directors of Education in Scotland (ADES). The partnership was established in 2000 to provide high quality interactive e-courseware for Scottish schools, enhance classroom practice and manage a national CPD programme in e-learning and educational technology for teachers
More than 30 on-line SQA courses at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher levels are available in a range of STEM, business and language subjects to all the state, and virtually all the independent, secondary schools in Scotland.

Since its inception, the e-courseware allows Scottish students a unique opportunity to study anytime and anywhere and supports learners and teachers to fulfil the aims of Curriculum for Excellence.
SCHOLAR currently registers over 130,000 students and 10,000 teachers making it one of the world’s largest e-learning programmes for schools.

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