Professional Learning Opportunities:
Level 11 Module: Widening Participation from School to Higher Education
University of Strathclyde
See more information on our News page.
CDN Professional Learning Mini Bites
The College Development Network have created a series of professional learning mini-bites, free to access.
These currently consist of materials on Behaviour Management, Neurodiversity, and Sustainability.
A series of short segments on themes including Leadership Matters and Pedagogy Matters.
CDN Leadership and Management Courses
CDN have a series of programmes for developing leaders and managers in the college sector.
Note – costs/fees apply.
Communities and Networks:
Find resources for specific groups of students, including non-traditional or underrepresented students on our Communities & Networks pages.
Digital & Hybrid:
Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world
This free course by the Open University, will develop your confidence and skills for life online, whether study, work or everyday life.
Social Media for Widening Participation
A summary of social media platforms and functionality.
With thanks to Monica Anderson (University of Glasgow) for developing this resource.
Learning & Teaching:
Student Transitions and Skills and Strategies resources
The QAA have reviewed and updated their resources on student transitions to celebrate 20 Years of Enhancement. See also enhancementthemes.ac.uk
The Open University have compiled resources to take your teaching online.
Mental Health Tips and Resources
Free resources from the Open University.
Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing
The Mental Health Foundation Scotland, Digital Bricks Learning and Children’s Health Scotland have created a Professional Learning Resource for School Staff.
It is open access and available to anyone who may find it of benefit.
College Development Network – Wellbeing Resources
Resources relevant for all college staff, to support and protect wellbeing.
Includes: Mental health, promoting positive behaviour in class, care experience, cyber security.
Note – courses require a CDN login