Free Teacher Professional Development Opportunities

Free Courses

Calling all PGCE trainee teachers and teachers seeking free professional development opportunities!! All of the courses outlined below are free online courses that will help enhance your subject knowledge helping you to become a more informed and hopefully effective teacher.

Especially if you are a PGCE student wanting to get a head start on your teacher training year this will give you a perfect summer professional development project.

If you know of any other courses that could be added to the list please let us know.

Free CPD opportunities
Course title Links
Pastoral /wellbeing Teaching students who have suffered complex trauma
We all have mental health: an introduction for teachers
Child protection for teachers
Making sense of mental health problems
Keeping them safe
Young people and their mental health
ACEs: Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences & Early Trauma
Professional relationships with young people
Recognising and preventing FGM
Emotional intelligence at work
Understanding young minds
Introduction to child psychology
Get moving, get healthy
Bullying in schools
Understanding depression and low mood in young people
SEN Introducing British Sign Language
Disability matters learning packages
Understanding dyslexia
Understanding Autism
Ed Tech Education technology leadership in schools
Take your teaching online
Impact of technology
The online educator: people and pedagogy
Understanding technology in evidence-based teaching and learning
Introduction to speech, language and communication
English grammar in context
Understanding language: learning and teaching
Understanding language and learning
Involving the family in supporting pupils’ literacy
Language development for teachers
Literacy in science
Girls in STEM: closing the STEM gap
Teaching mathematics
Using visualisation in maths teaching
RE Muslims and Islam
Politics and society
Education research that matters
Cognitive science for teachers level 1
Cognitive science for teachers level 2
Metacognition for teachers
Dual coding for teachers
Rosenshine masterclass with Tom Sherrington
Teaching and learning
Planning for learning: formative assessment
Inclusive education
Mentoring student teachers
Introduction to GDPR
Supporting successful learning in secondary school
Embedding employability skills in the curriculum
Transforming education in challenging environments
Teaching and learning tricky topics
Education for all: disability, diversity and inclusion
Assessment for teachers
Leading blended professional learning
Looking globally: the future of education
Climate Change teacher free courses
Leadership and context
Introduction to Cloud for leaders
Exploring educational leadership
Early career teachers Becoming a reflective practitioner
Learning to teach: an introduction to classroom research
Learning to teach: making sense of learning to teach
Professional development for early career teachers


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