Is your teaching career future-proof?

Is your teaching career future-proof?

A lifelong love of learning can start with just one good teacher.

As Albert Einstein said, “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”.

Access to a good education is one of the UN’s 17 sustainable goals, and with our entry into the fourth industrial revolution, the children of today will need to be better prepared for the world of tomorrow than ever before. 

Inspire your pupils and learn captivating new learning techniques with unlimited teaching courses from world-leading academics.

Unlimited gives you limitless access to hundreds of online courses to keep you up-to-date with the latest thinking in the education sector.

Below are five of our top teaching courses for professionals and learning enthusiasts looking to broaden their understanding of the key education issues and developments ➡️

How do very young children best learn English as an additional language while they’re still learning their mother tongue? How and why do children learn best through play? What can parents and practitioners do to enable children to get the most out of a learning experience?

Explore the answers to these questions and more as you investigate various aspects of early childhood learning and development with teaching experts from the British Council. 

You’ll learn how best to talk to young children, how to create the best environment for them to learn, and how to monitor their progress.

Join this course if: you want to encourage meaningful learning and language development for your young students.

Complex trauma affects the physical, emotional and social development of children and adolescents.

Learn how to respond appropriately using trauma-informed practices and policies.

You’ll get introduced to what complex trauma is and learn how it affects young people’s development at school. You’ll also understand the neuroscience behind the behaviours of students who’ve experienced complex trauma, and will learn how to apply trauma-informed strategies and policies that will decrease the risk to students and school staff.

Join this course if: you want to help lessen the impact of complex trauma on the education of your affected students.

Learn how to manage behaviour in your clasroom to improve the lives of yourself and your students.

You’ll explore how your behaviour influences your students and learn how you can control the emotional responses of your students. You’ll learn techniques to achieve consistency in managing behaviour and to recognise positive behaviour so that you can build trust in your classroom.

You’ll be supported by experienced teachers, encouraged to actively reflect on your classroom practice, and be able to share your experience as part of the course discussions.

Join this course if: you want to control your classroom better and improve the learning and teaching experience.

Teachers in many countries are required by law to report certain types of child abuse and neglect to relevant child protection authorities. Some nations are on the cusp of introducing mandatory reporting obligations, or have policy-based duties for reporting.

Increase your awareness and understanding of your roles in child protection. 

You’ll learn how to recognise the signs of child abuse and neglect, and discover how maltreatment impacts on a child’s learning and development.

It will also help you to understand your role as a reporter.

Join this course if: you want to understand your role as a reporter of child abuse or neglect and be a support to any affected students.

Intentionally and explicitly teaching the relationship between letters and sounds through play-based teaching is a crucial part of children’s literacy development.

Explore the popular debate surrounding this topic, amongst researchers, teachers, parents and education authorities. You’ll learn through research-based knowledge and improve your skills around code-based literacy in early childhood.

Join this course if: you want to learn evidence-based strategies for teaching phonics.