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.

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 holds 25th anniversary celebratory event for centres
ASDAN presented ‘appreciation awards’ to guests ...

Careers talks and lessons boost young people’s earning power
Teenagers who receive career education in secondary school c...

Learners can ‘achieve incredible things’ with apprenticeships
Apprenticeships give young people the skills and experience ...

Congratulations to ASDAN centres for pupil premium success
An ASDAN centre has won the Key Stage 4 schools category at ...

ASDAN celebrates silver anniversary
ASDAN, a pioneering education charity and awarding organisat...