Curriculum and Learning Design Courses

Enhance your teaching career and build learning design skills with our online curriculum courses. Explore topics like mental health in the curriculum.

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Learning design is the theory behind teaching. It helps teachers plan and deliver lessons that follow a specific educational style, theory or approach. Learning design can help teachers to:

  • Analyse a subject and educational approach
  • Design a tailored teaching plan
  • Implement the plan
  • Evaluate its success and adapt based on findings

Each curriculum is designed according to the subject matter and method of delivery. However, some of the most common curriculum design models include:

  • Subject-centred: Focuses on one subject (e.g. English language, mathematics, biology), with a predetermined list of topics, guidance on how to deliver the information and a plan to assess the outcome.
  • Problem-centred: Identifies problems in the real world and challenges students to come up with solutions. Through this model, students are encouraged to explore and reference a variety of disciplines and subjects.
  • Learner-centred: Designed with different learning styles and abilities in mind, this model allows the students to make choices about the way they want to approach the material.

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Just getting started in education? Kickstart your career with an online teaching course, covering foundations of curriculum design like classroom management and blended learning.

Ready to build on your experience? Upskill with specialised courses on topics exploring gender inequality in education, designing accessible lessons for students with diverse learning needs like dyslexia, and many more.

You’ll work with leading educators in history, science, mathematics, and beyond to create engaging subject curriculums. With accessible short courses and a flexible online format, we’ll empower you to take the next step on your teaching journey.

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