Online CPD & Training

Online training formats for service technicians

This page provides colleagues with an opportunity to access a range of free, high quality online CPD. The training programmes below have all been designed by external providers and cover a range of themes linked to education from wellbeing through to improving maths in the classroom. The training also ranges from beginners level through to advanced research-based programmes. Click on the links below for further details and instructions on how to begin your chosen CPD.

 

Special Educational Needs Training Courses

The courses below will support colleagues in developing their understanding within the field of special educational needs and disability (SEND).

Introducing British Sign Language - Click here for more details

Open University - Understanding Autism -Click here for more details

Open University - Understanding Dyslexia - Click here for more details

Microsoft - Dyslexia Awareness Part 1 - Click here for more details

Microsoft - Dyslexia Awareness Part 2 - Click here for more details

NHS - Disability Matters Online Training - Click here for more details

 

Wellbeing and Pastoral Support Training Courses

The courses below will be of benefit to colleagues looking to develop their understanding in regard to wellbeing and supporting mental health within our schools and their communities.

Open University - Making Sense of Mental Health Problems - Click here for more details

Open University - Introduction to Child Psychology - Click here for more details

ACEs - An Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma - Click here for more details

 

Technology within Education training Courses

These courses provide colleagues with a range of options from introductory training through to research-based options.

Make it Click - An Introduction to ICT - Click here for more details

Open University - Take your Teaching Online - Click here for more details

Open University - Accessibility of E-Learning - Click here for more details

Using technology in Evidence-based T&L - Click here for more details

 

Mathematics Training Courses

The courses below range from training options that will provide a basis to understanding a range of maths concepts within the school setting through to specific areas of mathematics. Ideal if you are looking to enhance subject knowledge.

Open Learn Everyday Maths (introduction) - Click here for more details

Open University - Teaching Mathematics -Click here for more details

Open University - Using Visualisation in Maths Teaching - Click here for more details

STEM Maths Subject knowledge - Understanding Numbers - Click here for more details

STEM Maths Subject Knowledge - Fractions, decimals and % - Click here for more details

STEM Maths Subject Knowledge - Ratio and Proportion - Click here for more details

 

English/Literacy Training Courses

The courses below provide colleagues with a range of themes that will support the use of language and literacy across the curriculum.

Open University - English Grammar in Context - Click here for more details

Babcock - Introduction to Teaching Vocabulary - Click here for more details

The Communication Trust - Introduction to speech, Language and Communication - Click here for more details

Microsoft - Building Literacy with Powerpoint - Click here for more details

Open University - Involving the Family in supporting pupils Literacy - Click here for more details

 

Foundation Subject Courses

The courses below will provide colleagues with an opportunity to develop their practice across a range of curriculum areas within education.

British Council - understanding Language and Learning (MFL) - Click here for more details

Open University - Teaching Secondary MFL - Click here for more details

ABSRM - Becoming a Better Music Teacher - Click here for more details

Open University - Why Teach Art? - Click here for more details

STEM - Managing the Classroom in Practical Science - Click here for more details

STEM - Curriculum Design for Secondary Science - Click here for more details

 

Developing Teaching and Learning Courses

The courses below support teaching and learning pedagogy from assessment through to ensuring inclusion within the classroom setting.

STEM - Planning for Learning - Formative Assessment - Click here for more details

QUT - Inclusive Education - Click here for more details

Open University - Teaching for Good Behaviour - Click here for more details

Open University - Evaluating Classroom Discussion - Click here for more details

Education for All: Disability, Diversity and Inclusion - Click here for more details

Open University - Teaching tricky Topics - Click here for more details

 

New into Teaching- Courses for Early Career Practitioners

The CPD below is suitable for practitioners either new to teaching or who are in their first few years within the classroom.

Open University - Becoming a Reflective Practitioner - Click here for more details

Open University - An Introduction to Classroom Research - Click here for more details

Open University - Making Sense of Learning to Teach - Click here for more details

Microsoft - Inspiring Social Change Leaders - Click here for more details

 

Educational Research Training courses

The courses below will be useful for colleagues looking to develop their understanding of how research can impact on their engagement with education.

Open University - Engaging in Educational Research - Click here for more details

Education Research that Matters - Click here for mor details

SENECA - Metacognition for Teachers - Click here for more details

 

Leadership Development Courses 

These short courses are suitable for school leaders looking to develop specific elements that can then be applied in context.

Open University - Leadership and Context - Click here for more details

Open University - Exploring Educational Leadership - Click here for more details

Microsoft - Introduction to Cloud for Leaders - Click here for more details