What is theOrb?

brings together communities of teaching professionals that are committed to helping young people develop effective skills for learning, employment and community life. theOrb is a source of great ideas, advice, resources and strategies.

@karrenspowart That's a fabulous fundraising effort!about 1 day ago
RT @KarenHudspith: Yp & @karrenspowart @ASDANeducation develop enterprise skills, raise money & awareness. I can have my cake & eat it! ht…about 1 day ago
Parents join the chorus telling DfE that education is more than GCSEs – Careers Ed and applied learning are key http://t.co/gTNTNluAirabout 2 days ago
Personal Development Programmes
Check out the ever-popular ASDAN Bronze, Silver and Gold

30 Short Courses to choose from
Each designed to develop essential skills through activity based learning

Employability Skills Development
A stand-alone development course to prepare young people for the world of work

Develop skills and promote independence with range of modules for SEN learners
The Towards Independence series offers 60 modules in a range of subject areas

Parents voice concerns about "academic-focused" education system
The education system is not giving young people the skills t...

Careers guidance brings better grades
Young people do better at school when they are given good ca...

Building resilience in schools
Public Health England's report, Building children and yo...

"Urgent action" needed on preparing young people for the workplace
The government needs to take urgent action on skills provisi...

Ofsted calls for more non-qualification provision at 16-19
Ofsted's report into 16-19 Study Programmes, Transformin...