OTBlearning is the latest extension of the well known CPD publisher and distributor Outside The Box Learning Resources. We are currently offering online courses for teachers and plan to extend into the areas of SNA courses, courses for parents in the near future.

                      

 

 

Weaving Well-Being – Positive Psychology, Relationships, and Resilience

This online course provides an understanding of the science of Positive Psychology and offers practical and evidence-based strategies for supporting children’s and teacher well-being. Grounded in the SPHE curriculum and shows how a whole-school approach can be supported by the SSE process, with particular reference to Well-Being in Primary Schools (DES, 2015).

 

S.A.L.F– Assessment for Learning: A Practical Approach

Using Assessment for Learning strategies, this online course clearly outlines the steps involved in creating, compiling and completing Self Assessment and Learning Folders for all classes. The course aims to enable participants to explore and enhance their understanding of assessment and provides opportunities for participants to reflect upon, question and share assessment practices and approaches.

 Stop, Think, Do!– Managing Behaviour

This online course proposes an evidence-based framework and approach called Stop, Think, Do to support pupil behavior and learning management and motivation through the explicit and implicit teaching of social skills. The approach is contextualized within the SPHE and English curricula and also supports school improvement target setting.

Autism– Inclusion in Mainstream

This online course will provide Principals, Mainstream, Learning Support and Resource Teachers with the necessary knowledge and understanding of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) to feel confident in including a child within a mainstream school. Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of a number of topics including School Self Evaluation to support the inclusion of pupils with ASD.