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.

RT @NationalVPC: National VPC sign the agreement with@ASDANeducation for the first national curriculum , thanks to @YouthareUnited http://tabout 14 days ago
Good to see @simonjenkins4 - like ASDAN - recognise that skills such as teamwork and communication help young people to get and keep jobsabout 14 days ago
On my way to Frankfurt for more Chinese education programmes.about 1 month 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

A new look for ASDAN
We're really proud of our 30-year heritage, so we've...

Congratulations to pupils in Scotland!
The wait is over for more than 140,000 Scots pupils who have...

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...