Updated June 2016 A second site complementing this site with a comprehensive series of articles on technical and vocational education and training. Centrelink is an excellent e-magazine of the Centre for Education and Industry (CEI)  based at Warwick University. Search under CEI.
Cambridge Assessment is a department of the University of Cambridge, and a not-for-profit organisation. We were established in 1858. We are experts in assessment and are Europe’s largest assessment agency incorporating three major exam boards and a suite of supporting services.
The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering. A very active and important professional boy committed to high quality education and training and CPD. The Institute have created an excellent portal for e-learning It offers modules for CPD to plumbers, students and the wider community and is well worth visiting.
City & Guilds of London Institute offers learners over 500 qualifications in 28 industry areas – so that they can learn skills that equip them to fulfil their career ambitions or enrich their leisure time. It has 8,500 accredited centres worldwide and awards over 1.8 million certificates annually.

The CGLI also has an excellent and informative site  including articles

This site focusses on skills from an international perspective.
Edexcel, a Pearson company, is the UK’s largest awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.
The Foundation’s purpose is to provide a neutral platform for debate of policy issues that have a science, engineering or technology element. The Foundation organises dinner/discussions and workshops on relevant issues when parliament is sitting.
The Royal Society, the national academy of science of the UK and the Commonwealth, is at the cutting edge of scientific progress. We support many top young scientists, engineers and technologists, influence science policy, debate scientific issues with the public and much more. We are an independent, charitable body which derives our authoritative status from over 1400 Fellows and Foreign Members.
For over 250 years the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) has been a cradle of enlightenment thinking and a force for social progress. Our approach is multi-disciplinary, politically independent and combines cutting edge research and policy development with practical action.
T Mag provides independent comment on the learning and skills sector in England and Wales. Sadly no longer published. However the earlier versions of the histories can still be found on the ‘t’ mag website.
Founded 2004 in commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the first meeting of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

Engineering Industries Association. Association aims to be at the centre of Information, Trade and Support for the Engineering Industry.

MEI is an independent body for mathematics that works alone and in partnership with a variety of organisations including government.

One of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London received its charter in1327. One of theLivery Companies that founded the CGLI. Very committed to education and training. Promotes excellence in the design and craftsmanship of gold, silver and jewellery.

The International Society for the History of Engineering and Technology

Working Class Movement Library