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.

On my way to Frankfurt for more Chinese education programmes.about 11 days ago
"KICK provides a real and practical example of ASDAN's vision in practice" - Maggie Walker, ASDAN CEO http://t.co/Lpph7d2rHvabout 12 days ago
Great news! Dave Brooks given Points of Light award by Prime Minister for work with ASDAN-accredited KICK programme http://t.co/Lpph7d2rHvabout 12 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

ASDAN-accredited programme praised by the Prime Minister
A martial arts expert who gave up his free time to open a ka...

Helping schools make the most of the World's Biggest Coffee Morning
Macmillan Cancer Support and ASDAN have teamed up to promote...

Engage learners with our Mathematics Short Course
ASDAN's Mathematics Short Course offers an activity-base...

Young people need better preparation for working life, say employers
A survey of 291 companies has revealed that employers want y...

Plan-Do-Review approach improves writing skills, study shows
New research has provided further evidence of the impact of ...