Brae and North Mainland learning centres

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Learning provision for Brae and North Mainland is currently located in the Childrens’ Resource Base at Brae High School and Mossbank Primary School. Provision in other areas of the North Mainland is possible.

Community learning is important to Shetland UHI to ensure that flexible learning opportunities and support are accessible to as many people as possible. 

The courses delivered include introductory courses, which serve as a natural starting point for students to progress onto higher level qualifications. Areas covered include iPads/Tablets; Computing; Essential Skills; ECDL; Sage; Accounting; Business; Digital Media and General Interest

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Aims and objectives

Aims and objectives

  • To increase the accessibility of learning to all areas in the North Mainland
  • To increase the number of learners from areas that has been traditionally harder to reach
  • 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 encourage learners to progress onto Further and Higher Education utilising open and distance learning if possible
  • To assist the community in developing a sustainable future
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Learning resources

Learning resources

  • 8 laptop computers
  • Mobile classroom
  • Video Conferencing
  • 2 Digital cameras
  • Scanner
  • Colour printer
  • Photocopier
  • Classroom for 8 persons
  • Wireless broadband internet connection
  • LCD Projector
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Course accessibility

Course accessibility

A variety of computing classes are available at North Roe, Ollaberry and Urafirth Schools.

The Learning Centres in Brae and Mossbank are all on one floor and have wheelchair access. There are laptops available at each centre and you can take ECDL tests at both. Students attending courses can receive financial support with childcare arrangements and travel.

Laptops are available for loaning to students undertaking open / distance learning.

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Opening times

Opening times

Brae Learning Centre

  • Monday: 9.00am to 1.00pm
  • Tuesday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Wednesday: 10.30am to 12.00noon
  • Thursday: 1.00pm to 9.00pm

Mossbank Learning Centre

  • Tuesday: 1.30pm to 4.00pm
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Locations and contact

Locations and contact

Children’s Services Resource Base
Brae High School
Brae
Shetland
ZE2 9QG

Mossbank Primary School
Music Room
Mossbank
Shetland

Contact

Sarah Kerr
tel: 07584 337836

Also provision in Urafirth, Ollaberry and North Roe Primary Schools.