Who Is Using Glow?

Glow is used by a wide range of organisations who are actively involved in supporting learning and teaching in Scotland.  The organisations currently using Glow are outlined in the list below.

If you are an organisation that wishes to use Glow please get in touch, enquiries@glow.gov.uk

If you are an individual who is part of one of these organisations and you want a log in to Glow then go to the “How do I get a log in” page to find out what to do.

32 Local Authorities

Glow is used by every Local Authority in Scotland, by staff and learners in schools and early years establishments.  Each Local Authority has delegated authority for Glow account management.  All local authority staff involved in the education of 3 – 18 year olds and all learners in this age range are able to have access (subject to Local Authority account management permissoins).

  • Aberdeen City
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Angus
  • Argyll and Bute
  • Clackmannanshire
  • City of Edinburgh
  • Dumfries and Galloway
  • Dundee City
  • East Ayrshire
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • East Lothian
  • East Renfrewshire
  • Falkirk
  • Fife
  • Glasgow City
  • Highland
  • Inverclyde
  • Midlothian
  • Moray
  • North Ayrshire
  • North Lanarkshire
  • Orkney Islands
  • Perth and Kinross
  • Renfrewshire
  • Scottish Borders
  • Shetland Islands
  • South Ayrshire
  • South Lanarkshire
  • Stirling
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • West Lothian
  • Western Isles

9 Universities

This is all universities that have a Faculty of Education or similar, where they are preparing students to teach in Scotland’s schools. Access is open to all staff and students in these faculties or schools.

  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Dundee
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Highlands and Islands
  • Open University
  • University of Stirling
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of West of Scotland

18 Colleges

Access is available to all staff in the colleges below, plus all students who are preparing for teaching children from 3 – 18.

  • Argyll College UHI
  • Ayrshire College
  • Borders College
  • City of Glasgow College
  • Dumfries and Galloway College
  • Edinburgh College
  • Fife College
  • Forth Valley College
  • Glasgow Clyde College
  • Glasgow Kelvin College
  • Inverness College UHI
  • Lews Castle College UHI
  • Moray College UHI
  • New College Lanarkshire
  • North East College
  • Perth College UHI
  • Sabhal Mor Ostaig UHI
  • South Lanarkshire College
  • West College Scotland
  • West Highland College UHI
  • West Lothian College.

Schools outside of LA control

Glow is available to all staff and pupils in the following schools:

  • Corseford School
  • Craihalbert Centre
  • Donaldson’s School
  • East Park
  • Harmeny School
  • Royal Blind School
  • Stanmore House School
  • Jordanhill School.
  • ACAD Education
  • Ardfern Learning Centre
  • Bachlaw Learning Centre
  • Camphill School Aberdeen
  • Closeburn House
  • Daldorch House School
  • Dunedin School
  • Falkland House School
  • Good Shepherd Centre
  • Hillside School
  • Linn Moor Residential School
  • Maben House
  • Mirren Park School (formerly MPS Training)
  • New Struan School
  • Rathbone Choices
  • Seamab School
  • Snowdon School
  • Spark of Genius
  • St Philip’s School
  • St Mary’s Kenmure
  • Starley Hall School
  • Queen Victoria School
  • St Mary’s Music School
  • Albyn School
  • Basil Paterson School
  • Beaconhurst School
  • Belhaven Hill School
  • Cedars School of Excellence
  • Clifton Hall School
  • Craigholme School
  • Dollar Academy
  • Edinburgh Academy, The
  • Edinburgh Steiner School
  • Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools
  • Fernhill School
  • Focus School – Millden Campus
  • Focus School – Ochil Campus
  • George Heriot’s School
  • George Watson’s College
  • Glasgow Academy, The
  • Hamilton College
  • High School of Dundee, The
  • High School of Glasgow, The
  • Kelvinside Academy
  • Kilgraston School
  • Lathallan School
  • Lomond School
  • Merchiston Castle School
  • Morrison’s Academy
  • St Aloysius’ College
  • St Columba’s School
  • St George’s School for Girls
  • St Margaret’s School for Girls
  • Strathallan School
  • Wellington School
  • St Mary’s School (Melrose)


We also have partners providing content and resources in Glow, they are supported in this by the national team. There are over 100 such organisations such as the National Museums of Scotland and the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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