Online learning for staff

There's a huge variety of learning resources on the web - this is just a selection for you to try. (To search this page, press Ctrl+F and use the search box that opens in your web browser.)

Administration

School business manager: Developing the role
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/school-business-manager-developing-the-role/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Assessment and differentiation

Planning for Learning:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/planning-for-learning

Introducing Assessment for Learning:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/introducing-assessment-for-learning

Differentiating for Learning:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/differentiating-for-learning-stem

What children's perspectives tell us about inclusion:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/educational-technology-and-practice/educational-practice/what-childrens-perspectives-tell-us-about-inclusion/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Child development

Exploring children's learning:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/educational-technology-and-practice/educational-practice/exploring-childrens-learning/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Parents and toddlers teaching and learning home:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/educational-technology-and-practice/educational-practice/parents-and-toddlers-teaching-and-learning-home/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Infants understanding their social world:
www.open.edu/openlearn/health-sports-psychology/childhood-youth/early-years/infants-understanding-their-social-world/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Role play childrens learning:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/professional-development-education/the-role-play-childrens-learning/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Early years

Attachment in the Early Years:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/early-years/attachment-the-early-years/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Understanding Early Years Environments:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/professional-development-education/understanding-early-years-environments-and-childrens-spaces/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

The role of play in children’s learning:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/professional-development-education/the-role-play-childrens-learning/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Children’s perspective on play:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/childrens-perspectives-on-play/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Early years: Teamwork and leadership:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/childhood-youth/early-years-team-work-and-leadership/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Play, learning and the brain:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/educational-technology-and-practice/educational-practice/play-learning-and-the-brain/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Parents and toddlers: Teaching and learning at home:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/educational-technology-and-practice/educational-practice/parents-and-toddlers-teaching-and-learning-home/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Parents as partners:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/educational-technology-and-practice/educational-practice/parents-partners/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Languages

Beginners’ French:
www.open.edu/openlearn/languages/french/beginners-french-food-and-drink/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Intermediate French: www.open.edu/openlearn/languages/intermediate-french-understanding-spoken-french/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Literacy

Encouraging book talk in the school library:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/encouraging-book-talk-the-school-library/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Exploring books for children:
www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/exploring-books-children-words-and-pictures/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Evaluating school classroom discussion:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/educational-technology-and-practice/educational-practice/evaluating-school-classroom-discussion/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

English in Early Childhood:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/transforming-education

Maths

Maths Subject Knowledge:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/maths-subject-knowledge-fractions-decimals-and-percentages

Maths Subject Knowledge:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/maths-subject-knowledge-proportion-ratio-scaling

Parents

Parents as partners:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/educational-technology-and-practice/educational-practice/parents-partners/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Phonics

Teaching Phonics in Early Childhood:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/teaching-phonics

Reflective practice

Learning to teach:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/learning-teach-becoming-reflective-practitioner/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Safeguarding

Keeping them safe: Sexual exploitation:
www.virtual-college.co.uk/resources/free-courses/keep-them-safe

Introduction into safeguarding:
prosperoteaching.com/free-accredited-online-safeguarding/

Keeping them safe:
paceuk.info/training/keep-them-safe/

Female Genital mutilation:
- www.virtual-college.co.uk/resources/free-courses/recognising-and-preventing-fgm
- fgmelearning.vc-enable.co.uk/Register/

Prevent training:
www.elearning.prevent.homeoffice.gov.uk/edu/screen1.html

Caring for vulnerable children:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/vulnerable-children

Online safety:
www.onlinesafetyalliance.org/cpd/

Forced marriage:
www.virtual-college.co.uk/resources/free-courses/awareness-of-forced-marriage

Social and emotional: pastoral care

Teaching Students Who Have Suffered Complex Trauma:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/education-for-all

Attachment in the early years:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/early-years/attachment-the-early-years/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Transforming Education in Challenging Environments:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/transforming-education

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs):

Trauma:
www.acesonlinelearning.com/

Behaviour:
www.classcentral.com/course/managing-behaviour-for-learning-6272

Counselling:
courses.independent.co.uk/training/the-skills-network/level-2-certificate-in-counselling-skills-free-online-course-483205

Special education needs and disabilities (SEND)

Understanding Dyslexia:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education/understanding-dyslexia/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Making Sense of Dyslexia: Education for Children and Young People:
addressingdyslexia.org/free-online-learning-modules

Webcasts about dyslexia:
www.helenarkell.org.uk/courses/free-training-for-teachers.php

Understanding Autism:
www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/understanding-autism/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

An Introduction Into Speech, Language and Communication:
www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk/projects/professional-development/online-short-course/

Managing Behaviour For Learning:
www.classcentral.com/course/managing-behaviour-for-learning-6272

Understanding ADHD:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/understanding-adhd

Top tips for understanding ADHD and supporting children in the classroom:
www.sendgateway.org.uk/r/top-tips-for-understanding-adhd-and-supporting-children-in-the-classroom.html

Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing (videos for teachers):
www.dyslexia-and-literacy.international/our-projects/on-line-teacher-training-course/?doing_wp_cron=1583620797.8390800952911376953125

Supporting the SEND learner (free courses):
nasen.org.uk/training-and-cpd/online-learning/online-learner-registration.html

Understanding autism and ADHD:
www.derby.ac.uk/short-courses-cpd/online/free-courses/understanding-autism-aspergers-and-adhd/

ADHD online courses:
www.adhdcontinuum.com/free-adhd-online-courses/#.XmQkQKj7TIU

Inclusive Education:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/inclusive-education

Education for All: Disability, Diversity and Inclusion:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/education-for-all

Teachers

Engaging with education research:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education/engaging-educational-research/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Introduction to child psychology:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/childhood-youth/introduction-child-psychology/content-section-0

Teaching for good behaviour:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education-careers/teaching-good-behaviour/content-section-0

Teachers' assistants

Listening to young children: Transition:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/listening-young-children-supporting-transition/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Exploring Children’s learning:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/educational-technology-and-practice/educational-practice/exploring-childrens-learning/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Encouraging book talk in the school library:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/encouraging-book-talk-the-school-library/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Evaluating classroom discussions:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education/educational-technology-and-practice/educational-practice/evaluating-school-classroom-discussion/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Exploring books for children: words and pictures:
www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/exploring-books-children-words-and-pictures/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Exploring equality and equity in education:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/exploring-equality-and-equity-education/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Learning how to learn:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/learning-how-learn/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

What children and young people say:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education/what-children-and-young-people-say/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Childhood in crisis:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/childhood-youth/childhood-crisis/content-section-0?intro=1

Childhood in the digital age:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/childhood-the-digital-age/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

Children and young people’s participation:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/childhood-youth/children-and-young-peoples-participation/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Understanding Young Minds:
www.virtual-college.co.uk/courses/safeguarding/understanding-young-minds

The world of primary school:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/the-world-the-primary-school/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Working with young people: Roles and responsibilities:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education-careers/working-young-people-roles-and-responsibilities/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Primary education: Listening and Observing:
www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/primary-education-listening-and-observing/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

Supporting Successful Learning in Primary School:
www.futurelearn.com/courses/supporting-learning-primary

Wellbeing

Coaching others to coach:
www.open.edu/openlearn/health-sports-psychology/coaching-others-coach/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

Young people’s wellbeing:
www.open.edu/openlearn/health-sports-psychology/young-peoples-health/young-peoples-wellbeing/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Working with young people in sport and exercise:
www.open.edu/openlearn/health-sports-psychology/sport-fitness/working-young-people-sport-and-exercise/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

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Last updated: 09 Apr 2020

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