Intensive and longer courses
We offer various intensive, one-week courses and longer courses running throughout a term or the full academic year to advance individuals' professional learning in a variety of areas.
Returning to teaching course
This is an online course aimed at teachers who have been out of the profession for a while or have graduated abroad and would like to get back into a teaching job in Scotland. Our next course begins in January 2021.
Froebel and childhood practice course
This course is designed for professionals working in Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) with a desire to learn about Friedrich Froebel (1782-1852), one of the most significant of the early years pioneers, and how Froebelian methods are extremely relevant today.
Inclusive Digital Technology course
In this innovative course, participants will learn about the developments and arguments surrounding assistive technologies and pedagogy for pupils with additional support needs. Teaching is delivered over 10 weeks through a combination of face-to-face workshops and online learning.
Community engagement: co-constructing knowledge with communities
This is an online course, with ten weeks of a taught online programme. The next course starting on 12 January 2021 is now fully booked (for professional learning students).
Making connections through learning for sustainability
This professional learning supports teachers to develop the confidence to plan for, and implement Learning for Sustainability, making connections at individual, school and global levels, and inspiring students to collaborate on the issues that shape our world.
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