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Thursday, 26 January 2017

Changes to the Special Educational Needs Addition to the MOD Continuity of Education Allowance

Important Information for Parents and Schools

Changes to the Special Educational Needs Addition to the MOD Continuity of Education Allowance
(JSP 752 Part 2(V29.0 Jan 17) Chapter 9, Sections 2 and 4)
Details can be seen at this linkEducation Information

Big White Wall January 2017 Newsletter

AFF survey

Scottish Veterans Housing vacancies

SVR are in a position to offer temp supported accommodation to Veterans at the following locations:
Bellrock Close – Glasgow – 5 Vacancies
Whitefoord House – Edinburgh – 3
Rosendael – Dundee – 1 vacancy


Frank Clark

Allocations & Void Officer
Scottish Veterans Housing Association
Tel No: 0131 556 0091 ext 230
Mob No: 07469660019

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

ECDL Leuchars e Learning Centre

Eden Estuary January 2017

Transition Workshops - Kinloss

Hi all,

We are now running 3 ESP courses in Kinloss. The dates are:

·         80995             6th Feb
·         80996             30th March
·         80998             23rd May

Can these dates please be publicised as much as possible?



Lea-Anne Breeze
Client Services Administrator

Career Transition Partnership
Right Management
Regional Resettlement Centre
Building 3016, MOD Caledonia
Rosyth, KY11 2XH

Phone +44 (0)203 1624410
Direct Line +44 (0)1383 858230
Fax +44 (0)1383 858231

Scottish Veterans Residences

Scottish Veterans Residences are in a position to offer Temp Supported Accommodation to Veterans at the following locations:

Glasgow – Bellrock Close – 4 Vacancies
Edinburgh – Whitefoord House – 2 Vacancies
Dundee – Rosendael – 1 Vacancy

Thank you

Frank Clark

Allocations & Void Officer
Scottish Veterans Housing Association
Tel No: 0131 556 0091 ext 230
Mob No: 07469660019

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Entry requirements for the police force

Police applicants may all need university degrees.
A plan that requires all police applicants to have university degrees is likely to be trialed in 2017. Government policy recognises that policing is a complex job which needs university graduates and this is expected to be made a minimum requirement, in line with the majority of other professions. Servicemen and Servicewomen aiming for a professional second career in Civvy Street might make gaining a university degree their new year's resolution. gives military personnel, ex-Forces and their families the opportunity to study for a university management degree online.
Now, BA (Honours) in Business Management and a MBA (master’s degree) are being offered to all those who want to keep their job but still gain a university degree, at a cost that they can afford.
These degrees are from the award winning Anglia Ruskin University, which is in the top ten UK universities for distance learning (see
By using military experience and a 2-part qualification, our distinct system allows Servicemen and women to gain eligibility points, even when they do not have sufficient academic qualifications for a direct university application. The procedure has recently been adapted to reward military families, by crediting their unique experiences and extra responsibilities.
The better UK universities are well regarded by multi-national employers due to a combination of prestige, history, English language and world-leading research. We have a number of reports from studies on pay and employment success that support this fact and will gladly respond to any enquiry on ‘what can a management BA or MBA degree do for me?’
You can research both the university ( and its online provider LSM (, who will run your study programme.
Alternatively, you could just contact us by email ( or go to our website. Our brief is to manage your application at no cost to yourself but you will also benefit from our funding advice and support right through to your graduation.