NEC (National Extension College)

Established in 1963 as a not-for-profit educational charity and with a strong, proud heritage in enabling students to ‘learn at a distance’, the National Extension College (NEC) is recognised as a specialist in online learning. NEC has forged a reputation for quality and innovation.

NEC aims to transform lives and open up new possibilities for people of all ages by offering access to essential school qualifications like GCSEs and A levels, as well as vocational qualifications in management, business, childcare and teaching. These courses can be studied flexibly, any time and anywhere, and offer each student an exceptional level of support to achieve their future ambitions.

Oak National Academy

Oak National Academy has been formed to support teaching during the current crisis. They provide free lessons covering a whole array of curriculum subjects across both mainstream and specialist curriculums to both children and teachers to use to support learning.