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.

'Medics urge action on "toxic, addictive" sugar http://t.co/38YzYJICx3' – could make a great research or discussion topic for CoPE #PSHEabout 21 hours ago
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RT @ElthorneHighSch: Aldona, Christian, Rudi, Ella and Mrs Newstead proudly showing their ASDAN certificates to me. http://t.co/HZsKLd6yF0about 23 hours 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

European partnership develops new Entry level qualifications
ASDAN is delighted to be participating in the European Union...

ASDAN welcomes Lord Knight as patron
We are very proud to announce that The Rt Hon the Lord Knigh...

New campaign shines the spotlight on soft skills
A new campaign, backed by major business and education leade...

Government awards to celebrate schools that develop character
Schools in England that demonstrate outstanding work in deve...

Business leaders identify workplace "skills gap"
Bridging the skills gap has emerged as the biggest challenge...