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Teaching dyslexic language students

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Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 16 Jun 2014
How can you best support students with dyslexia during their studies? Use this hub of articles to find out

Delivering tutorials for dyslexic students

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Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Jun 2014
Key principles for effective tutorial delivery for dyslexic and, in particular, SpLD students

Support for dyslexic language students through feedback

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Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Jun 2014
A summary of how you can help dyslexic students through providing feedback 

Maximising the potential of online tools for dyslexic students

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jun 2014
Teachers should be aware of the following assistive technologies and online tools to help dyslexic students

Preparing tutorials for dyslexic language students

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Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Jun 2014
Strategies language teachers can follow before their tutorials to help dyslexic students 

Without fear or favour? School inspection in turbulent times

Without fear or favour? School inspection in turbulent times Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 17 Apr 2014
The case of Park View School raises questions about Ofsted's independence, writes the OU's Jacqueline Baxter.

Is teaching still a profession?

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Updated 07 Mar 2014
Have tablets on every lap and whiteboards on every wall replaced the need for professional teachers? Not so fast, says Peter Twining.

World Class Films - Teachers Beyond Borders

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Aug 2012
Introducing Teachers Beyond Borders, a non-profit organisation passionate about boosting literacy and teaching standards for children with special...

English In Action

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English In Action Copyrighted image Credit: Apple
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Mar 2010
English In Action are using mobile technology to create new ways of teaching and learning.

Seeing the benefits of TESSA in the classroom

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2010
The Open University has been involved in the TESSA programme bringing education to Sub-Saharan Africa. But has the scheme been a success?

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Supporting professional development in Initial Teacher Training (Chinese)

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Supporting professional development in Initial Teacher Training (Chinese) Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 12 Aug 2015
本免费课程是“职前教师的培训与专业发展”课程的中文翻译版本,英文原版也在本网站中提供。 ...

Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner (Chinese)

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Masters level Duration 20 hours Updated 12 Aug 2015
本免费课程是“学会教学:成为反思型教学实践者”课程的中文翻译版本,英文原版也在本网站中提供。 ...

Understanding early years environments and children’s spaces (Chinese)

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Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 12 Aug 2015
本免费课程是“理解早期教育环境以及儿童空间”课程的中文翻译版本,英文原版也在本网站中提供。 ...

Facilitating group discussions

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Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 23 Jul 2015
Gain an insight into facilitating meetings and discussions in the workplace. In this free course you will look at some of the behaviours effective...

Learning to teach

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Learning to teach
Masters level Duration 20 hours Updated 22 Jun 2015
This free course, which comprises four study units, is aimed at people who are considering training to be teachers, student teachers, newly...

Understanding early years environments and children’s spaces

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Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 13 Mar 2015
This free course, Understanding early years environments and children’s spaces, considers some of the different environments children encounter in...

Continuity and learning

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Continuity and learning
Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 10 Feb 2015
This OpenLearn course has a practical and professional development focus. You will explore interactive dimensions of workplace learning: how people...

Learning to teach: An introduction to classroom research

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Learning to teach: An introduction to classroom research
Masters level Duration 5 hours Updated 25 Feb 2014
This is the fourth of four units which comprise the course 'Learning to teach'. Undertaking classroom research is seen as an effective form of CPD....

Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner

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Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner
Masters level Duration 5 hours Updated 25 Feb 2014
This is the third of four units which comprise the course 'Learning to teach'. Critical reflection is crucial to becoming a successful teacher....

Learning to teach: Making sense of learning to teach

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Masters level Duration 5 hours Updated 25 Feb 2014
This is the first of four units which comprise the course 'Learning to teach'. This unit draws on what we know about how people learn to become...