Free Training Opportunities for Staff, Parents and Carers

Free CPD opportunities

Pastoral /wellbeing

 

Course title

Links

Teaching students who have suffered complex trauma

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/teaching-students-trauma

We all have mental health: an introduction for teachers

https://www.samh.org.uk/about-mental-health/elearning-for-teachers

Child protection for teachers

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/child-protection-teachers

Making sense of mental health problems

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/health-sports-psychology/making-sense-mental-health-problems/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Keeping them safe

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

Young people and their mental health

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/young-people-mental-health

ACEs: Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences & Early Trauma

https://www.acesonlinelearning.com/

Professional relationships with young people

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/health-sports-psychology/professional-relationships-young-people/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Recognising and preventing FGM

https://www.virtual-college.co.uk/resources/free-courses/recognising-and-preventing-fgm

Emotional intelligence at work

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/emotional-intelligence-at-work

Understanding young minds

https://www.virtual-college.co.uk/courses/safeguarding/understanding-young-minds

Safeguarding – child sexual abuse and exploitation

https://learning.seenandheard.org.uk/

Introduction to child psychology

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/childhood-youth/introduction-child-psychology/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Get moving, get healthy

https://www.virtual-college.co.uk/courses/health-and-safety/get-moving-get-healthy

Bullying in schools

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/peer-bullying

Understanding depression and low mood in young people

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/depression-young-people

 

 

SEN

 

Introducing British Sign Language

https://www.british-sign.co.uk/learn-online-british-sign-language-course/

Disability matters learning packages

https://www.disabilitymatters.org.uk/Catalogue/TileView

Understanding dyslexia

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

Understanding Autism

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

Dyslexia awareness part 1

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/30a7b5e8/overview

Dyslexia awareness part 2

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/4acb190d/overview

Focus on SEN CPD

https://nasen.org.uk/training-and-cpd/online-learning/learning.html

 

 

Ed Tech

 

Education technology leadership in schools

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/education-technology-leadership-in-schools

Take your teaching online

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education/take-your-teaching-online/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

Impact of technology

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/impact-of-technology

Accessibility of e-learning

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education-careers/accessibility-elearning/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

The online educator: people and pedagogy

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/the-online-educator

Understanding technology in evidence-based teaching and learning

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/technology-teaching-learning

 

 

The Arts

 

Becoming a better music teacher

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/becoming-a-better-music-teacher

Teaching secondary music

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/teaching-secondary-music/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Why teach art?

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/why-teach-art/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

 

 

Literacy across the curriculum

 

Introduction to teaching vocabulary

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/developing-vocabulary

Introduction to speech, language and communication

https://www.topsypage.com/blog/2019/8/2/communication-trust-course?rq=Communication

English grammar in context

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education/english-grammar-context/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Building literacy with PowerPoint

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/bc04fe50/overview

Understanding language: learning and teaching

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/understanding-language

Understanding language and learning

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/languages/understanding-language-and-learning/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Involving the family in supporting pupils’ literacy

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education/involving-the-family-supporting-pupils-literacy-learning/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Understanding English dictionaries

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/understanding-dictionaries

Language development for teachers

https://app.senecalearning.com/classroom/course/2a5d304c-e8fd-47f6-abaa-16690c90f4d2

Literacy in science

https://app.senecalearning.com/classroom/course/28e73a94-15be-44ba-b967-d3fb671c12fc

 

 

MFL

 

Teaching secondary MFL

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/teaching-secondary-modern-foreign-languages/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Assessment in secondary MFL

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/assessment-secondary-modern-foreign-languages/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

 

 

STEM

 

Managing the practical classroom in secondary science

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/managing-the-practical-classroom-secondary-science

Girls in STEM: closing the STEM gap

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/c3c376f8/overview

Teaching Biology: inspiring students with plant science

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/teaching-biology-inspiring-students-with-plants-in-science

Curriculum design for secondary science

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/introduction-to-curriculum-design-secondary-science

Linking curriculum learning to STEM careers

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/linking-stem-curriculum-learning-to-careers

Teaching practical science - Chemistry

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/teaching-practical-science-chemistry

Inspiring young people in STEM

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/stem-volunteering-feedback

Teaching mathematics

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/teaching-mathematics/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

Using visualisation in maths teaching

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/using-visualisation-maths-teaching/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Maths subject knowledge: understanding numbers

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/maths-subject-knowledge-number

Maths subject knowledge: fractions, decimals and percentages

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/maths-subject-knowledge-fractions-decimals-and-percentages

Maths subject knowledge: proportion, ratio and scaling

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/maths-subject-knowledge-proportion-ratio-scaling

 

 

RE

 

Muslims and Islam

https://mailchi.mp/pewresearch.org/muslims-and-islam-course

Politics and society

https://www.futurelearn.com/subjects/politics-and-society-courses/religion

 

 

Research

 

Engaging with educational research

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

Education research that matters

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/ways-of-researching

Cognitive science for teachers level 1

https://app.senecalearning.com/classroom/course/9f6bf15c-23fe-401c-810a-3bc66d761885

Cognitive science for teachers level 2

https://app.senecalearning.com/classroom/course/aebdbb79-c863-4eca-ab3f-31e5120f5fb0

Metacognition for teachers

https://app.senecalearning.com/classroom/course/d1277cd6-7205-4511-8d95-1f1ed341ae69

Dual coding for teachers

https://app.senecalearning.com/classroom/course/9375f141-2704-49d8-a754-e142c7aad967/section/3ed336fc-89f0-4dba-b853-4c9f61a0d3ed/section-overview

Rosenshine masterclass with Tom Sherrington

https://teacherhead.com/2020/03/16/rosenshine-masterclass-captured-free-cpd/

Chartered College of Teaching and free access to EBSCO

https://chartered.college/ - free membership through United Learning

Resource library full of free research materials

https://evidence-based-education.thinkific.com/courses/resource-library

 

 

 

Teaching and learning

 

Teaching for good behaviour

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education-careers/teaching-good-behaviour/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Planning for learning: formative assessment

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/planning-for-learning

Inclusive education

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/inclusive-education

Mentoring student teachers

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/learning-teach-mentoring-and-tutoring-student-teachers/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Introduction to GDPR

https://www.virtual-college.co.uk/courses/compliance/introduction-to-gdpr

Facilitating learning in practice

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/health-sports-psychology/facilitating-learning-practice/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

Teaching sustainable development goals

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/72e17f8d/overview

Supporting successful learning in secondary school

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/supporting-learning-secondary

Evaluating school classroom discussion

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

Making Best Use of Teaching Assistants

https://www.tes.com/mycourses/courses/making-best-use-of-teaching-assistants-copy-872

Embedding employability skills in the curriculum

https://www.tes.com/institute/embedding-employability-skills-CPD

Transforming education in challenging environments

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/transforming-education

Teaching and learning tricky topics

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/learning/teaching-and-learning-tricky-topics/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

Education for all: disability, diversity and inclusion

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/education-for-all

Differentiation for learning

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

The science of learning

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/science-of-learning

Meeting the needs of diverse learners

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/a41ac17d/overview

Assessment for teachers

https://app.senecalearning.com/classroom/course/04e36b88-c9c6-47ac-8a4b-54b9ceeea532

Leading blended professional learning

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/38ba2124/overview

Looking globally: the future of education

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/looking-globally-the-future-education/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

Climate Change teacher free courses

https://unccelearn.org/educcate/

 

 

Leadership

 

The what and why of educational leadership and management

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education-careers/the-why-and-what-educational-leadership-and-management/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Leadership and context

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/leadership-and-context/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Introduction to Cloud for leaders

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/46b3faaa/overview

Exploring educational leadership

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/exploring-educational-leadership/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Inspiring social change leaders

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/d96ad722/overview

Free trial membership to Leadership Matters

https://access.leadershipmatters.org.uk/

Virtual leadership workshops

Email office@enhancinglearning.co.uk to join

 

 

Early career teachers

 

Becoming a reflective practitioner

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

Learning to teach: an introduction to classroom research

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/learning-teach-introduction-classroom-research/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Learning to teach: making sense of learning to teach

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/learning-teach-making-sense-learning-teach/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Professional development for early career teachers

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/early-career-teachers