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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 

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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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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Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner

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Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner
Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 27 Aug 2015
This is the third of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. Critical reflection is crucial to becoming a successful teacher....

Supporting professional development in Initial Teacher Training

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Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 27 Aug 2015
Mentoring, observation and interviews are three important strategies in developing student teachers. This free course, Supporting professional...

Understanding early years environments and children’s spaces

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Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 27 Aug 2015
This free course, Understanding early years environments and children's spaces, considers some of the different environments children encounter in...

Facilitating group discussions

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Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 20 Aug 2015
Gain an insight into facilitating meetings and discussions in the workplace. In this free course, Facilitating group discussions, you will look at...

Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner (Chinese)

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Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 12 Aug 2015
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Teaching for good behaviour

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Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 09 Jul 2015
The quality of our teaching inevitably has an impact on the behaviour of our students. This free course, Teaching for good behaviour, considers...

Continuity and learning

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

Teachers sharing resources online

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Teachers sharing resources online
Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 03 Nov 2014
This free course, Teachers sharing resources online, is designed to help you learn about how learning resources can be shared using online...