The BBC website contains over half a million
pages of news, entertainment, educational and factual material. There is a growing
range of online courses available on the site. There's also a wealth of educational
programmes available across the BBC's TV and radio channels.
Our bus is supported by:
The principal aim of the Education
Directorate is to raise education standards and promote a culture of lifelong
learning in Cumbria.
and Skills Council.
The Learning and Skills Council
is responsible for funding and planning education and training for over 16-year-olds
Other Organisations we have links
libraries in Cumbria now offer internet access, and for many people this is free.
provides a range of education and training opportunities for individuals and communities
through a unique county-wide network of award winning Community Development Centres.
An online youth
support service for all young people aged 13-19.
BBC Bus weighs 9 tonnes, is 3m wide, 4m high and 11m long. It has a 17 m swing.
are 5 PCs and an Apple Mac on board the BBC Bus, as well as a digital camera,
a scanner, 2 printers, a digital camcorder and a fantastic 42 " plasma screen.
front of the bus is a fully kitted out broadcasting studio.
is ramp access onto the bus, a special keyboard available for people with visual
impairments and screen reading equipment.