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Join online teaching 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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University of Southampton
Inclusive Learning and Teaching Environments
Explore the barriers experienced by disabled students and learn how to overcome these barriers through inclusive practices.
Raspberry Pi Foundation
Prepare to Run a Code Club
Build your confidence and get practical advice on launching and running a Code Club for young people.
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British Council
Study UK
Develop your knowledge of UK education, the UK as a study destination and the benefits of Study UK.
Teaching Practical Chemistry - Electrolysis, Rates of Reaction and Making a Salt
National STEM Learning Centre
Teaching Practical Science: Chemistry
Discover approaches to engage 14-16 year old students through practical lessons in chemistry with this CPD for science teachers.
"Colours" by Connor Sparrowhawk: #JusticeforLB
The University of Kent
Understanding Autism
Understand more about autism, including diagnosis, the autistic spectrum and life with autism, with this online course.
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University of Southampton
English as a Medium of Instruction for Academics
Equip yourself to teach in international contexts by increasing your English language skills and intercultural knowledge.
Teaching Computing - Develop your classroom practice with STEM Learning
National STEM Learning Centre
Teaching Computing
Enhance your practice and subject knowledge as a primary or secondary school teacher of Computing.
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University of Leeds
Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started
A free course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective practice and pedagogy in blended learning.
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Into Film
Filmmaking and Animation in the Classroom
Learn how to use simple filmmaking and animation to bring learning to life, and aid cross-curricular attainment and assessment.
A teacher in an African classroom using active learning with his children
The Open University
Making Teacher Education Relevant for 21st Century Africa
Play your part in transforming education in Africa - get teachers ready for the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.
Teaching Practical Physics - Radiation, Waves and Circuits
National STEM Learning Centre
Teaching Practical Science: Physics
Participate in CPD to enhance your physics lessons with effective practical work for 14-16 year olds.
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UCAS
Smart Advice: Broadening Your Students’ Horizons
A free online course from UCAS, to help advisers understand the wealth of UK higher education opportunities open to students.
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Effrosyni, who is taking the English language teaching course program 'Teaching for Success' on FutureLearn

I strongly believe that the program will be a significant qualification for my CV. My success on the program will give me more confidence to keep trying to make the difference in the domain of English education and contribute to the welfare of our society.

Effrosyni
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Sian, who took the teaching course 'Differentiating for Learning in STEM Teaching' on FutureLearn

I was seeking out a way to study without having to put my daughter into childcare... I was amazed at how many education courses I could sign up for that are perfect for my CPD. Knowing that other teachers take these courses for their professional development helped to seal the deal for me!

Sian
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From teaching English as a foreign language to accredited teacher training, develop your career with our latest stories. Find out more about how you can take TESOL and TEFL courses online and learn collaboratively with teachers around the world. Ranging from STEM to teaching programming at primary school to understanding behavioural management techniques, discover more with our teaching courses.