Online courses for schools across Scotland


Staff CPD and Pupil Induction

Each Local Authority has a SCHOLAR Area Coordinator who works closely with the authority representative to identify the needs and priorities of their schools. The Area Coordinator delivers training for staff and students in the effective use of SCHOLAR. The format of each event is agreed in advance and varies to suit individual requirements. All events are delivered free of charge and are part of the contract between Heriot-Watt University and the Local Authority.

Training options:

  • Face to face sessions in school (includes hands-on training for staff and students)
  • Remote sessions (staff)
  • Presenting at Head Teacher/Local Authority meetings
  • Attending Parent Meetings
Key features are:
  • How to navigate through the materials
  • Assessment and reporting system
  • Revision and formative assessment
  • Online tutor resource (students)
  • Online CPD materials (staff)

To request a staff CPD or pupil induction please fill in the following form:

Local Authority*
Your Name*
School Name
Your Phone Number
Your Email*

 All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.