Sometimes for parents and carers, it’s easy to forget to take the time to focus on ourselves and their own development. There are many reasons for this, from the cost of the courses, not having the time or being able to commit to a certain time and day, right through to not knowing where to find the right courses. Here are a few websites where you can find some interesting courses and training to support your own learning and development...
Open Learn Open Learn is a great site that is run by The Open University that offers some great free online courses. To have a look at what they have on offer, check out their site here
Coursera Coursera is offering this Science of Wellbeing course from Yale University for free. The course is run online and you can study at your own pace. It takes about 20 hours in total to complete, but it’s up to you how you split that time out. Click here to take a look at the course.
Future Learn Future Learn is another great site that offers free online courses in a wide variety of subject areas. Check out their site here.
British Sign Language During this Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve all really learned just how important communication. If you’re thinking about learning a new language during this current crisis, British Sign are offering their Introduction to British Sign Language course on a pay what you can afford basis. The minimum cost of the course is £3 for students and those who are finding things a little tight at the moment, £10 for key workers or those who are playing an important role during the current crisis or between £15 and £35 for anyone else. Click here to check out their website.
Vision2Learn If you’re looking to sharpen up your IT skills, you may be eligible for the Level 2 Essential IT Skills online course with vision2learn. Click here to find out more.