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JISC RSC Scotland North & East

The JISC Regional Support Centre Scotland North & East provides advice and guidance on the use of ICT in education and acts as a gateway to JISC  and its many services and initiatives. ETNA 2010 On the Right Track,Volume IV of the ETNA Report is now available. This report, the latest in a series which Continue Reading


An e-Portfolio for every student’. This is what the Dept. for Education & Skills (DfES) proposes should be the goal for English & Welsh academic institutions in 2008. Most Scottish institutions, if they haven’t already adopted an e-Portfolio system, are now considering the available options for their own students. Key questions are already forming in Continue Reading

Learning Resources

This page is designed to support librarians, learning resources staff and lecturers in the identification and effective use of electronic resources. It also contains information specific to ICT-related developments within libraries and learning resource centres. For learning resources news visit the Online Resources Blog (ORB). If you would like further information about the resources and Continue Reading

JISC Services for Managers

Plagiarism Advisory Service The JISC Plagiarism Advisory Service provides generic advice and guidance on all aspects of plagiarism prevention and detection to institutions, academics and students. JISC infoNet: JISC infoNet provide expertise in planning and implementing information systems. They are also a source of legal information relevant to providers such as data protection, freedom of Continue Reading

RSC Initiatives

The e-Olympics is an integrated online-learning training program developed by the JISC Regional Support Centre for Scotland North and East. Aimed at front-line lecturing staff of further or higher education subjects, the programme is designed to guide participants through the stages involved in planning, constructing, resourcing and delivering a learning sequence in their own teaching Continue Reading


The Scottish Regional Support Centres have produced a series of online interactive presentations on a range of subjects. These short 20-minute sessions are free to attend and allow you to communicate directly with the presenters, tailoring the experience directly to your needs. It’s an excellent opportunity to pick up information on the latest developments in Continue Reading

Higher Education

Extensive evaluation of RSC activity by JISC demonstrated the success of the RSC support model in developing the e-learning capacity of institutions supported. JISC now funds the RSCs to offer extra support to Higher Education within colleges and universities Supported HEIs: Queen Margaret University College Scottish Agricultural College Edinburgh College of Art UHI Millennium Institute Continue Reading

Scottish Transformation Projects

The JISC e-Learning Programme team are managing six new projects based in Scotland, which will put to the test conclusions made about e-learning in Further and Higher education. Through £6 million funding from the Scottish Funding Council, the activities will include: Materials development to enable innovative course delivery, particularly in Higher National, modern and apprentice degree courses Examine the Continue Reading

About the RSC

The Regional Support Centre is the first point of contact for all the institutions we support, providing information about JISC services, ICT-related awareness-raising, support and training. A detailed description of the RSC’s Services is available in this website’s services description section. History of the RSC Following the integration of Further Education (FE) as a full-funding Continue Reading

External publications and resources

Below are a selection of other resources and publications related to learning space design: SFC: Spaces for Learning – this report, commissioned by the Scottish Funding Council, is a review of current learning spaces in further and higher education. The report also highlights research and best practice which informs the design of effective learning spaces. Continue Reading

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