06 Jul How to upskill as a teacher
In all jobs, it is important to continue developing so that you can perform to the top of your ability, and this is even more vital in a job like teaching, where there are so many new challenges and changes to adapt to.
To be able to deliver effective education, and support students from a wide range of backgrounds, and changing needs, continuous professional development is necessary to stay up to date with important issues and developments in teaching practices.
If you are working full-time, you will have limited time to dedicate to upskilling and researching new teaching and learning strategies, so short courses that can be completed in a relatively quick time will be a more manageable solution.
At Worldwide Education, we provide a range of the most valuable NCFE Cache endorsed short training courses in partnership with Laser Learning to help upskill teachers, allowing them to continue delivering effective education, as well as to boost their CV when applying for new jobs.
These are some of the top short courses you can do:
Adolescent mental health awareness
The number of young people diagnosed with mental health issues has been increasing and the pandemic has had a further impact on children’s mental health. This course explains the signs that indicate a young person is experiencing mental ill health and explores how to discuss the topic with adolescents.
Bullying Awareness and Prevention
Bullying in school can hold children back, affecting their academic performance and the psychological effects can last a lifetime. This course provides information on how schools can help prevent bullying, including information about cyberbullying.
Developing learning resources
This course covers how to find and adapt learning resources to suit different learning styles and needs. It includes how to use digital technology and prepare resources for learning needs such as EAL and SEN.
Equality and diversity in education
In this course, you will learn about the relevant legislation and codes of practice related to equality and diversity and how to work in inclusive ways that show children how to respect other cultures and beliefs.
Supporting learning activities
This course is aimed at learning support practitioners, to learn key aspects of the role, such as how to use formal and informal observation to assess development and how to use inclusive learning approaches.
Working in partnership
In this course, you will learn more about how effective teamwork with primary carers and other professionals can support a child’s learning and development.
In this course, you will build a better understanding of how to manage your own stress, specifically in relation to teaching and the school environment.
The irresistible classroom
Aimed at teachers and assistants in Reception and KS1, this course explains how to set up the classroom environment to inspire education.
Invigilating tests and examinations
This course provides you with all the information you need if you want to become an invigilator.