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Cyflwyniad i arweinyddiaeth i lywodraethwyr (Cymru) free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

Cyflwyniad i arweinyddiaeth i lywodraethwyr (Cymru)

Mae'r cwrs hwn yn rhoi cyflwyniad byr i faes cynhwysiant addysgol. Gallwch hefyd weld y cyrsiau eraill yn y casgliad hwn Cyflwyniad i arweinyddiaeth i lywodraethwyr a Gwaith tîm: cyflwyniad i lywodraethwyr ysgol.

Free course
5 hrs
Teamwork: an introduction for school governors (Wales) free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

Teamwork: an introduction for school governors (Wales)

This course will introduce you to the importance of teams and partnership in an educational context. This Badged Open Course is part of a collection of training resources for school governors in Wales.

Free course
5 hrs
An introduction to leadership for school governors (Wales) free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

An introduction to leadership for school governors (Wales)

This free course, An Introduction to Leadership for Governors, provides a brief introduction to the field of educational leadership. This Badged Open Course is part of a collection of training resources for school governors in Wales.

Free course
5 hrs
Inclusive education: knowing what we mean (Wales) free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

Inclusive education: knowing what we mean (Wales)

This course introduces school governors to the contested area of educational inclusion. This Badged Open Course is part of a collection of training resources for school governors in Wales.

Free course
5 hrs
Organisations and the financial system free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Money & Business

Organisations and the financial system

Learn about the main types of financial resources available to organisations, how these funds can be used to start up a new business or sustain day-to-day operations, as well as develop long-term expansion plans.

Free course
8 hrs
Exploring innovative assessment methods free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Education & Development

Exploring innovative assessment methods

This course is particularly relevant for teachers, trainers and educators who are looking for new and innovative methods to teach and assess learners at a distance when they are not physically in school or on a campus. This free course introduces the use of innovative methods for assessment within secondary, further and higher education....

Free course
12 hrs
Teaching Spanish pronunciation free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Languages

Teaching Spanish pronunciation

Welcome to this free course Teaching Spanish pronunciation.This short course is aimed at teachers of Spanish working in the United Kingdom who wish to extend their theoretical knowledge on teaching Spanish pronunciation. It offers ideas and practical skills that can be used in the classroom, be that virtual or face-to-face. This course will ...

Free course
15 hrs
Building confidence in using online forums free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

Building confidence in using online forums

Learn about the benefits of online learning forums, with strategies for participating more fully.

Free course
8 hrs
Teaching assistants: support in action (Wales) free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

Teaching assistants: support in action (Wales)

Teaching assistants are an important resource in education. This unit looks at how the role has developed across the UK over time and particularly in Wales. It explores the skills and attributes that teaching assistants use to provide effective support and contribute to productive teamwork.

Free course
4 hrs
Teaching assistants: support in action free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

Teaching assistants: support in action

Teaching assistants are an important resource in education. This free course, Teaching assistants: support in action, looks at how the role has developed across the UK over time. It explores the skills and attributes that teaching assistants use to provide effective support and contribute to productive teamwork. This OpenLearn course introduces ...

Free course
4 hrs
Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Digital & Computing

Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world

This free course, Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world, will develop your confidence and skills for life online, whether study, work or everyday life. It explores a range of digital skills and practices, including digital identity, digital well-being, staying safe and legal, finding and using information and online tools, and dealing ...

Free course
24 hrs
Cynorthwywyr addysgu: Cymorth ar waith free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

Cynorthwywyr addysgu: Cymorth ar waith

Mae cynorthwywyr addysgu yn adnodd pwysig ym myd addysg. Mae'r uned hon yn edrych ar sut mae'r rôl wedi datblygu ledled y DU dros amser. Mae'n ystyried y sgiliau a'r nodweddion y mae cynorthwywyr addysgu yn eu defnyddio er mwyn rhoi cymorth effeithiol a chyfrannu at waith tîm cynhyrchiol.

Free course
4 hrs