The e-Passport is a fantastic way to keep a note of your activities online. You can also discover exciting new things to do, and see how close you are to your next award!
If you need help using the e-Passport, check out our handy questions and answers here...
Don't panic! It’s really easy to fix.
First, have a quick look at the login information you got from your school when you joined. Are there any capital letters or full stops that you haven’t entered?
Still no luck?
Click on the 'Have you forgotten your password' button on the login page. Fill out the form with as much information as you can, and someone from our team will help.
Don’t worry if you find yourself in a pickle with the e-Passport. You can always ask your teacher for help, or ask your parent or guardian to get in touch with your local centre.
There are three ways to search for activities:
Finding activities on the e-Passport site:
Just head to the 'app-store' on your phone (or a grown-up's phone), and search for 'Children's University e-Passport'.
The app is free, and it allows you to use a map to search for activities across the UK. You can even log your credits through the app without having to log on to the e-Passport. Give it a go!
We try to include as many activities on the list as possible, but this is a big task - especially if you think about how many activities take place in one small part of Scotland!
If you take part in a fun educational activity outside school, but it doesn’t appear in our list, we’d love to add it so you can collect credits for taking part.
In order to set this up, please send the activity provider some information about Children’s University Scotland and ask them to sign up as a learning destination.
There are two ways to do this:
You can add completed activities as credits on the e-Passport app, or on the e-Passport site itself, here.
To add an activity on the e-Passport site:
It can sometimes be a bit tricky to find the right activity in the drop-down boxes. If you're stuck, go back to the 'Activities' page, find the activity there, and see if you can work out which part of Scotland it's listed in.
Want to add lots of the same activity at once? Try the 'My regular activities' button to save time.
Usually, the credits for an activity are the same as the number of hours the activity lasts for. So, an activity that lasts two hours might be worth two credits, and one that lasts 30 minutes might be worth half a credit.
But for some activities, the number of credits might be less than the number of hours you spend on the activity. For example, an activity that lasts one hour and 20 minutes might only be worth half a credit.
There are two reasons for this: