Guidance for full opening - schools is now available here.
It is the DfE's plan that all pupils, in all year groups, will return to school full-time from the beginning of the autumn term.
This guidance is intended to support schools, both mainstream and alternative provision, to prepare for this. It applies to primary, secondary (including sixth forms), infant, junior, middle, upper, school-based nurseries and boarding schools. We expect independent schools to follow the control measures set out in this document in the same way as state-funded schools. The guidance also covers expectations for children with special educational needs and disability (SEND), including those with education, health and care plans, in mainstream schools.
Read Gavin Williamson's letter published this morning here.
Supporting Children and Young People Who Have Experienced Trauma
10 sessions now available on understanding and supporting children and young people who have experienced trauma.
Session 1 - The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe
Session 2 - Rebuilding Trust: Relationships, Relationships, Relationships
Session 3 - Our Own Wellbeing: Self-Care and Organisational Care
Session 4 - Our Own Wellbeing Part 2: Mindfulness is a Superpower
Session 5 - 'Reopening’ Schools: Five key trauma-informed considerations re managing transitions for everyone’s wellbeing
Session 6 - The Podcast: Trust, Safety and Everyone's Wellbeing
Session 7 - What about when it goes wrong?
Session 8 - A Choice Between Two Webinars
Session 9 - Teaching the social and emotional skills not yet learned
Session 10 - We Need to Talk About Shame
EDX Education and Teacher Training Courses
EdX offers online education courses covering a broad range of topics from educational policy and history to curriculum design and teaching techniques. Explore case studies in teaching and learn about how technology is increasing access to quality education on an unprecedented scale.
Free and costed programmes from international providers including universities.
Whole School SEND Resources from NASEN
Whole School SEND resources from the NASEN SEND Gateway
- Condition-specific videos
- Whole School SEND Review Suite
- Whole School SEND Review Guide
- Demonstrating Inclusion Tool
- Effective SENCO Deployment
- Preparing for Adulthood from the Earliest Years Review Guide
- SEND Reflection Framework
- Teaching Assistant Deployment Review Guide
- MAT SEND Review Guide
- Early Years SEND Review Guide
- SEND Governance Review Guide
- A guide to making conversations count for all families (NHS Ask, Listen, Do)
Online Teaching Courses from Future Learn
Join online education courses to support teachers' professional learning and development. Enhance how you teach subjects such as English as a foreign language or STEM, or try new approaches to assessment, behaviour management or special needs provision.
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FREE to Costed Courses
Taking Your Teaching Online
Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now.
Take a look at all Open University courses. If you are new to university level study, find out more about the types of qualifications we offer, including our entry level Access courses and Certificates.
Not ready for University study then browse over 900 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.
Cousera - Free online education courses
Cousera courses explore the practice of teaching from both an applied and theoretical perspective. Subtopics include educational
policy, education technology, K-12 education, and teacher training
Coursera offers courses from international providers including universities both costed and free
Open Learn Education and Development Courses
From 1 to 100 hours of learning - discover hundreds of free courses to inspire and inform everyone.
Browse subject categories to explore new topics or look for reference material for a course you are already studying.
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