March 20th 2019 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh


The SCHOLAR Forum 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 online materials for Scottish schools, enhance classroom practice and manage a national CPD programme in e-learning and educational technology for teachers.

More than 30 online highly interactive SQA courses at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher levels are available in a range of STEM, business and language subjects including Mathematics and English

Since its inception, SCHOLAR allows Scottish students a unique opportunity to study anytime and anywhere and supports learners and teachers to fulfil the aims of Curriculum for Excellence. 

All 32 Local Authorities, 32 independent schools and 5 Regional colleges in Scotland subscribe to SCHOLAR.  It currently registers over 130,000 students and 10,000 teachers making it one of the world’s largest e-learning programmes for schools.

Professor Phillip John, SCHOLAR Executive Chair

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