June 6th 2018 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh


The SCHOLAR Forum is a not-for-profit partnership between Heriot-Watt University and The Association of Directors of Education in Scotland (ADES).  The partnership was established in 2000 to provide high quality interactive online materials for Scottish schools, enhance classroom practice and manage a national CPD programme in e-learning and educational technology.

Currently 33 online highly interactive SQA courses are available at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher levels are available in a range of STEM, business and language subjects including Mathematics and English at all three levels.

Since its inception, SCHOLAR allows Scottish students a unique opportunity to study anytime and anywhere and supports learners and teachers to fulfil the aims of Curriculum for Excellence. 

All 32 Local Authorities, 33 independent schools and 5 Regional colleges in Scotland subscribe to SCHOLAR.  It currently has130,000 student registrations and 10,000 enrolled making it one of the world’s largest e-learning programmes for schools.

Professor Phillip John BSc PhD DSc
Professor of Chemistry
SCHOLAR Executive Chair

Lord Balerno Building, room 1.24                       Tel: +44 (0) 131 451 3247
Heriot Watt University                                       Email: p.john@hw.ac.uk
Edinburgh EH14 4AS, UK                                   Web:  www.hw.ac.uk