Free open reources
These short courses are free to anyone. They don’t follow the same structure as our other courses, and they are not tutored.
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ADHD for Parents
This short course is aimed to support the parents and carers of children with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Other people may also find it helpful, such as other relatives and teachers.
This course was developed by OLT with help from Parents for ADHD Advocacy Australia.
We really hope that you find this short course helpful.
Autism for Parents
The course is aimed at the parents* and carers* of children with autism. However, the content, including lots of videos of parents talking about the issues that concern them most, provides fantastic insight for anyone who supports a child with autism.
*throughout this short course, parents will include carers and others with parental responsibility.
Culturally Inclusive Teaching and Learning
This course will support teachers in implementing culturally inclusive teaching practices so that all students can participate successfully in our culturally diverse society.
Adapted as part of the Classroom Teacher Program, it features strategies and practices to help students achieve broad learning outcomes.
This course is based on the Understanding section of our licensed course Learning Strategies.
There are many theories of learning. This course looks at the most useful theories, what they have in common and how they can inform classroom practice.
Opening the School Gate resource
This resource is designed to provide teachers and other school staff with a range of practical strategies to assist in the process of engaging migrant and refugee families and creating a culturally inclusive school environment.
We hope you find this resource useful.
Working in Partnership with Parents
The course is based on the experiences of local authority Information, Advice and Support Services, who work to improve relationships with parents/carers*. It looks at the needs of parents of children with SEN, the issues they face and how they can be supported. It considers how we communicate with, and provide information to, parents in different contexts, and provides a few useful tools to enhance your practice.
*throughout this course, parents will include carers and others with parental responsibility.