Bright Red Digital Zone Keeps Expanding


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The collaboration between Edinburgh Napier and Bright Red Publishing continues to make a massive impact on the educational infastructure in Scotland with the release of a new on-line zone for Higher Admin and IT.

The Digital Zone now consists of 12 Higher subjects, two Advanced Highers subjects, and 19 N5 subjects.

It now has almost 40,000 registered users on the site, including pupils, and teachers, with over 1 million test questions taken.

The Digital Zone is free to use, and can be accessed from:


The Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) was developed on the back of a consultation exercise in 2002: 'National Debate on Education'. It is a fully defined framework which advances the educational infrastructure in Scotland, from 3 to 18 years old. The final document was published in Nov 2003 and it had four key principles for children's education:

  • become successful learners;
  • be confident individuals;
  • be responsible citizens; and
  • be effective contributors.
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William Buchanan
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Computing Education
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