By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the different ways in which mental health is defined and discussed and of the relationship between mental health and learning in diverse global contexts.
- Design teaching, learning and assessment activities that promote mental wellbeing and are conducive to positive mental health.
- Identify some of the barriers to embedding mental health into the curriculum and the ways in which they might be managed.
- Evaluate existing curriculum content and identify potential impacts, positive and negative, on student mental health.
You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to start conversations with learners and read information about your microcredential.
You’ll receive the course materials prior to the course start date so you can familiarise yourself with the content of Week 1 before you start.
From 19 Oct 2020
Teacher Development: Embedding Mental Health in the Curriculum
Develop your skills in embedding student mental health and wellbeing in teaching, learning, assessment and peer support activities
13 hours per week
Once you’ve successfully completed the microcredential, you’ll receive your academic credits from The Open University. You’ll have ongoing, unlimited access to the course materials.
15 UK credits at Postgraduate level from The Open University
You’ll receive an Open University certificate confirming that you have received 15 academic credits at postgraduate level 7. Credits are awarded on passing the final assessment.
Find out how credits work and where you can use them in our FAQs.
The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning, with a mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.
- LocationMilton Keynes, UK
- World rankingTop 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020