Free short eLearning courses
These four short courses are free to anyone. They don’t follow the same structure as our other courses, and they are not tutored. You can earn a certificate to demonstrate your learning. Score 9 out of 10 in the short quiz at the end of the course, and you'll be awarded a certificate of completion.
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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.
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.
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.