Useful Links

The ABPI represents innovative research-based bio-pharmaceutical companies, large, medium and small, leading an exciting new era of biosciences in the UK.
The Association for Careers Education and Guidance (ACEG) is the subject association for all those who lead, manage and deliver Careers Education and Guidance (CEG) in schools and colleges in England and Wales.

Anglia Ruskin University with campuses in Cambridge and Chelmsford. University Centres in King's Lynn, Peterborough and Harlow.
The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) supports, funds and co-ordinates the delivery of apprenticeships throughout England.


Apprenticeships Norfolk is a Norfolk County Council initiative to raise the profile of apprenticeships and create hundreds of new apprenticeship opportunities for young people in Norfolk.


The Babraham Institute undertakes innovative, life sciences research to generate new knowledge of biological mechanisms underpinning lifelong health and wellbeing.


Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council: investing in world-class bioscience research & training on behalf of UK public.


British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is a component of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). Based in Cambridge; it has, for over 60 years, undertaken the majority of Britain's scientific research on and around the Antarctic continent.


UK's nationwide, open membership organisation, which provides opportunities for people of all ages to learn about, discuss and challenge the sciences and their implications.


Cambridge Science Park is the oldest science park in the UK. It is a concentration of science and technology related businesses, and has strong links with the nearby University of Cambridge.


Preferred digital media partner of the Institute of Careers Guidance; Careersbox is a free online library of careers related film.


UK's leading skills & careers media and communications organisation.

Cegnet is the website for professionals working in careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) and their supporters.


ConstructionSkills work with schools, colleges, employers and other partners to help develop and deliver resources and practical support on all areas of the construction industry.


Ministry department responsible for education & children services.


The Economics, Business and Enterprise Association (EBEA) is the professional subject association for everyone interested in the teaching and study of Economics, Business and Enterprise.


The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) is the statutory organisation, national training provider and awarding body with responsibility for the training and development of the UK’s engineering construction workforce.


The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) is the industry association for energy in the East of England, representing over 350 members across the supply chain.


ENTHUSE Charitable Trust provide the ENTHUSE Awards to help schools send teaching staff on world class Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses at the National Science Learning Centre.


The Gatsby Charitable Foundation is an endowed grant-making trust, based in London. The organisation is one of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts, set up to provide funding for charitable causes supporting the sciences.


Careers information and advice website for young people in Norfolk.


The John Innes Centre is an independent, international centre of excellence in plant science and microbiology.


icould gives you the inside story of how careers work. The icould storytellers relate, in their own words, their real life career journeys.


The Institute for Education Business Excellence (IEBE) is a professional body dedicated to improving the employability and life chances of young people.


Largest professional association for career guidance practitioners in the UK.


The Institute of Food Research (IFR) is the world leading contributor to harnessing food for health and controlling food related diseases.


IOP is the leading scientific society promoting physics and bringing physicists together for the benefit of all.


The Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) was formed to accelerate quality improvement, increase participation and raise standards and achievement in the learning and skills sector in England.


Mentoring and guiding learning experience in motivational speaking for business people.


The one stop shop for information on careers in the Oil & Gas Industry.


The National Careers Service (formerly Next Step) provides information, advice and guidance to help young people make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.


The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) aims to ensure all teachers of mathematics access to high quality continuing professional development (CPD).


The National Skills Academy for Creative & Cultural Skills is a network of committed partners from industry and education who work together to improve the provision of skills and training for the creative and cultural industries.


Open to all 11-18 year olds living in the UK and in full-time education, this competition rewards students who have achieved excellence in a STEM project.


Based in Great Yarmouth; Nexus provides training and learning opportunities for learners of all ages with a focus on the skills and knowledge required for the growing sectors of Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing.


The Norwich Research Park is a community of research organisations with world-leading science credentials and over thirty science and technology based businesses.


The Nuffield Foundation works to improve social well-being by funding research and innovation in education and social policy. It also aims to increase the proliferation and quality of research and professional skills – both in science and social sciences – through its capacity building programmes.
Oil & Gas industry’s focal point for skills, learning and work force development.


HE institution based in Norwich.


The academy’s activities in education and training tackle the strategic challenge of creating a system of engineering education and training that satisfies the aspirations of young people while delivering the high calibre engineers and technicians that businesses need.


Royal Society of Chemistry and 'Learn Chemistry' - an innovative new platform with stimulating and interactive resources accessed via a custom built search engine. Teachers and students can explore core topics and relate content to real life.


Based near Cambridge; the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is a non-profit, British genomics and genetics research institute, primarily funded by the Wellcome Trust.
Based in Harlow; Science Alive provides a unique approach to science education providing hands-on workshops, master classes and special interest events through a variety of media, including arts and new media communication.
The national network of Science Learning Centres provides exciting and effective science CPD for those working with pupils aged 5 to 19.


Science Made Simple is a social enterprise with a passion for science and all things associated with it! SMS aims to share their enthusiasm by offering a selection of inspirational educational experiences that are tailor-made for schools and colleges.


SEMTA is the Sector Skills Council for the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering sectors.


STEMNET creates opportunities to inspire young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). This enables young people to develop their creativity, problem-solving and employability skills, widens their choices and supports the UK's future competitiveness.


A beacon of best practice linking the scientific community of the Norwich Research Park with teachers of science from the (Norfolk) Education Community. TSN’s core activity is a network of one-to-one teacher-scientist partnerships with a wide portfolio of teacher-led supporting activities.

The Welding Institute (TWI) provides industry with engineering solutions in welding, joining and associated technologies. TWI delivers information, advice, technology transfer, consultancy, project support, contract R&D, training and qualifications in the joining sector.