About Us

Established in January 1989, Gateway Shared Services (Gateway) is a public sector, not-for-profit consortium of eleven Scottish local authorities. We produce a range of web based products and services for our partners and other local authorities in Scotland.

We aim to:

  • help young people to make well-informed, realistic career and learning decisions
  • help young people to reach their full potential in education and their working life
  • support professional staff in delivering careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG)
  • support local education authorities and teaching staff in delivering work experience placements for pupils
  • support continuous professional development in the teaching profession
  • provide education-related web applications and software for local authorities.

For more information on Gateway please visit our website.


If you would like to know more about MerIT, or have any suggestions regarding its development please contact us.

Gateway Shared Services
c/o Castlemilk High School
223 Castlemilk Drive
G45 9JY

Tel: 0141 270 6110
Fax:0141 270 6122
Email: ceg@ceg.org.uk
Web: www.ceg.org.uk



Successful Learner

and able to:

Confident Individual

and able to:

Responsible Citizen

and able to:

Effective Contributor

and able to:

Curricular Areas


What you achieve and learn in the eight curriculum areas, or any subject in these areas. The curriculum areas are:

Usually, each area is made up of a group of related subjects. For example, Art, Dance, Drama and Music are all subjects in Expressive Arts.


Your achievement might be:

School Ethos


What you achieve and learn by making a contribution to the ethos and life of the school as a community.

This includes:

Across the curriculum


This is called 'interdisciplinary learning'. It’s about making connections between different areas of learning.

It includes what you achieve and learn by working on topics or projects that involve different areas of the curriculum.

This helps you to make connections between different areas of learning.


Personal achievement


What you achieve and learn as a result of the many other opportunities you have in school for 'personal achievement'. These are usually activities that develop your self-awareness, confidence, strengths and talents.