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SCHOLAR What's New

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CfE Higher Biology Update

The complete SCHOLAR course for CfE Higher Biology is now live!

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Technical Requirements update

New support strategy for browsers and plug-ins, and support for the Puffin Academy browser app.

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National 5 Mandarin (Simplified) Update

The complete SCHOLAR course for National 5 Mandarin (Simplified) is now live!

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Experience some of the material provided by SCHOLAR covering a range of subjects such as Mandarin, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Delve into learning materials and activities provided for teachers and students across Scotland.

To familiarise yourself with our learning environment and the facilities provided simply follow our Try SCHOLAR link. For the  full list of courses available please see our Courses and Materials page.

Live Online Sessions

Online Homework SessionsStudents studying at Higher or Advanced Higher level are welcome to take part in regular, subject-specific Homework and Revision sessions.

Teachers can participate in occasional Training sessions.

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SCHOLAR Study Guides

The SCHOLAR study guides can be downloaded as PDFs by registered teachers/tutors.


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Access SCHOLAR courses and assessments via Glow.