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Teamwork: an introduction for school governors (Wales) free course icon Level

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

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

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
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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Caring for adults

Caring for adults is an introductory course for anyone in a caring role, either paid or unpaid. It builds on what you already know to give you a better understanding of your role as a carer. It also supports your own well-being by giving you some ideas and information about looking after yourself and dealing with stress.

Free course
15 hrs
Perspectives on social work: Individual stories free course icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Perspectives on social work: Individual stories

In this series of four interviews you will watch a service user, a carer, a social worker and a social work manager talking about their different experiences. The interviews will illustrate the importance of listening to people’s stories, the importance of relationship in social work practice, and the importance of the context in which social work practice takes place. You will consider questions about the interviews, and will reflect on the implications for practice of what the individuals have to say.

Free course
2 hrs
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What about me? A personal development course for carers in Wales free course icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

What about me? A personal development course for carers in Wales

This is a personal development course for carers in Wales. It will help you to identify and reflect on your experiences, interests, skills and your future aspirations. You will also have the opportunity to develop a personal action plan to take forward beyond the course. Developed by The Open University in Wales and Carers Trust Wales, it is embedded with case studies from real carers sharing their experiences and reflections.

Free course
5 hrs
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Society, Politics & Law 

OpenLearn Wales take your learning further

Progress from free, informal learning to formal study with university courses leading to professional qualifications.

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Education & Development 

Planning a better future

Planning a better future is an introductory course for anyone considering changing jobs, wondering how to move up the ladder or return to work after a break, and those who might be looking to aspire to better things.

Free course
15 hrs
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Education & Development 

Supporting children's development

Supporting children’s development is an introductory course for anyone who is interested in children’s development, especially support staff in schools, such as teaching assistants. It builds on your knowledge and skills to develop a deeper understanding of children from the early years to school leavers. You will be introduced to some core ideas surrounding development and learning, behaviour, special needs and disabilities.

Free course
15 hrs
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Education & Development 

Refresh your study skills

Here you will find a link to a variety of courses on The Open University’s OpenLearn website.

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Studying medicine bilingually free course icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Studying medicine bilingually

Are you interested in studying medicine at university? Then if so, this unit is for you. It introduces a number of the factors that you need to think about when applying to study medicine, and outlines some of the particular advantages of studying medicine bilingually at university.

Free course
1 hr
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Science, Maths & Technology 

Studying natural sciences bilingually

Thinking of studying a Natural Sciences course? Considering studying through the medium of Welsh and want to know what the benefits are? Not sure whether your Welsh is good enough? If you’re reading this article, it’s quite possible you’ve thought about these questions. This article aims to answer these questions, and show how studying Natural Sciences through the medium of Welsh could improve your experience of higher education and improve your employment prospects.

Free course
1 hr
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