Select Committee on Science and Technology Third Report


A levelAdvanced level
ABPIAssociation of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
AHAdvanced Higher
ALISAdvanced Level Information System
AQAAssessment and Qualifications Alliance
AS levelAdvanced Subsidiary Level
ASEAssociation for Science Education
AVCEAdvanced Vocational Certificate of Education
BABritish Association for the Advancement of Science
BEd Bachelor of Education
BSEBovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
BTECBritish Technology and Education Council
CBIConfederation of British Industry
CEMCurriculum Evaluation and Management
CIAChemical Industries Association
CITBConstruction Industry Training Board
CLEAPSS . Consortium of Local Education Authorities for the Provision of Science Services
CLRCCentral Laboratory of the Research Councils
CPDContinuous and Professional Development
CRESTCreativity In Science and Technology
CST Council for Science and Technology
CSYSCertificate of Sixth Year Studies
D&TDesign and Technology
DfEEDepartment for Education and Employment
DfESDepartment for Education and Skills
DTIDepartment of Trade and Industry
ECIAEngineering Construction Industry Association
EEFEngineering Employers' Federation
EMTANational Training Organisation for Engineering Manufacture
EOCEqual Opportunities Commission
EPSRCEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
ETANEuropean Technology Assessment Network
FEFurther Education
FEFCFurther Education Funding Council
FEIFederation of the Electronics Industry
GCSEGeneral Certificate of Secondary Education
GNVQGeneral National Vocational Qualification
HEFCWHigher Education Funding Council for Wales
HNCHigher National Certificate
HNDHigher National Diploma
ICTInformation and Communications Technology
IEEInstitution of Electrical Engineers
INSETIn Service Training
ITInformation Technology
ITTInitial Teacher Training
JCQAJoint Council for General Qualifications
LEALocal Education Authority
LLSCLocal Learning and Skills Council
LMS London Mathematical Society
MAMathematical Association
MERManaging Environmental Resources
MMRMeasles, Mumps and Rubella [vaccine]
NCSNational Course Specification
NGFLNational Grid for Learning
NIACENational Institute of Adult Continuing Education
NICECNational Institute for Careers Education and Counselling
NQNational Qualifications
NQTNewly Qualified Teacher
NUTNational Union of Teachers
OCROxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations
OECDOrganisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OFSTEDOffice for Standards in Education
OSTOffice of Science and Technology
PATPolicy Action Team
PGCEPost Graduate Certificate of Education
PISAProgramme for International Students' Assessment
PPARCParticle Physics and Astronomy Research Council
PSHEPersonal Social and Health Education
QCAQualifications and Curriculum Authority
RSRoyal Society
SAPSScience and Plants for School
SATsStandard Assessment Tasks
SBSSiemens Business Service
SDASex Discrimination Act
SEASScience and Engineering Ambassadors Scheme
SETNETScience and Technology Network
SEUSocial Exclusion Unit
SFRStatistical First Release
SGStandard Grade
SHEFCScottish Higher Education Funding Council
SQAScottish Qualifications Authority
TESTimes Educational Supplement
TIMSSThird International Maths and Science Study
UCASUniversities and Colleges Admissions Service
UMISTUniversity of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
VCE[Advanced] Vocational Certificate of Education

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