This is a brief list of official and unofficial British websites that are useful for reference or further information on educational matters.

The National Grid for Learning
Government-compiled network of learning resources and links designed to raise standards in education and support lifelong learning.

National Curriculum Online
Online and downloadable lists of all the latest National Curriculum specifications.

QCA Schemes of Work
Online and downloadable compilation of QCA Scheme of Work for French.

Virtual Teacher Centre
Another collection of resources and links with separate sections for each curriculum subject. Head for the MFL page under the "Curriculum subjects" heading.

CILT Website
The homepage for the Centre of Information on Language Teaching and Research.

European Schoolnet
A compilation of more learning materials, news and information, and forums on teaching covering the whole curriculum.

European Year of Languages 2001
Information on the celebration of languages and language-learning across the 47 countries in the Council of Europe.

ALL Website
The homepage for the Association of Language Learning.

Examination board websites

AQA: the Assessment and Qualifications Alliance


OCR: Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations

WJEC: the Welsh Joint Education Committee

CCEA: Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

SQA: Scottish Qualifications Authority