Youth Zone - Education & Learning
At school? Just about to leave school? Thinking of what to do next? Stressed out by exams?
Take a look at the useful links and information below to help you through your education and beyond.
School Life (new window) - Search for information on your local school
Exam stress (new window) - Advice on how to beat exam stress
Leaving school (new window) - Training, careers and further education advice.
Studying - local colleges and university clearing:
West Lothian College: (new window) Almondvale Crescent, Livingston, tel: 01506 418181
Oatridge College: (new window) Ecclesmachan, Broxburn, tel: 01506 864800
Stevenson College: (new window) Bankhead Avenue, Edinburgh, tel: 0131 535 4600
My World of Work: My World of Work is a web service for people to plan, build and direct their career throughout their lives. Customers can see jobs in action; build their CVs; search for vacancies and explore training opportunities in a way that's personal to them. There are video clips of people explaining their job roles and a newsy magazine cover with some great up-to-the-minute tips on how to get a job or train for one. Delivered by Skills Development Scotland it provides information on the jobs market as well as offering help with things like tackling tough interview questions. My World of Work complements SDS's current face-to-face and telephone services, as well as those provided by partners, so customers have access to a range of channels depending on the level of support they need. To explore My World of Work and the range of tools on offer, visit www.myworldofwork.co.uk (new window)
UCAS: (new window) this is the organisation responsible for managing applications to higher education courses in the UK.
Bullying - Are you or someone you know being bullied, click here for advice.
You'll find more useful links on other education & learning topics on the right hand side of this page.