North Isles learning centres

The North Isles Learning centre is based at Baltasound Junior High School two days a week, Tuesdays and Fridays, and at Mid Yell Junior High School one day a week on Wednesdays.

For information about courses available see the part-time evening and day classes page.

Aims and objectives

Aims and objectives

  • To increase the accessibility of learning to all areas in the North Isles
  • To promote the use of Information Technology
  • To increase the opportunities for learners to improve their core skill areas of literacy, numeracy and computing
  • To offer greater opportunities for on-lin, open and distance learning
  • To assist the community in developing a sustainable future

Learning resources

Learning resources

  • 4 computers
  • Mobile classroom, consisting of 6 laptops and a colour printer
  • Video Conferencing equipment
  • 2 Digital cameras
  • Scanner
  • Colour printer
  • Wireless Broadband internet connection
  • LCD Projector
  • Digital video recorder

Progression routes

Students attending Computing for Beginners classes can progress onto the Intermediate Computing class and the ECDL qualification.

Other opportunities exist for students who have gained communication and numeracy core skills to progress onto Further and Higher education.

Locations and contact

Locations and contact

North Isles Learning Centre
Baltasound Junior High School
Baltasound
Unst
Shetland
ZE2 9DY

North Isles Learning Centre
Mid Yell Junior High School
Yell
Shetland
ZE2 9BN

Contact

Josie Macmillan

t:  01595 771341