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

English and mathematics resources designed to improve progress
Student books are now available to support delivery of ASDAN...

Let’s make 2020 a great year
Thank you for your support in 2019 As 2019 has drawn t...

ASDAN celebrates 10 years with the Lord Mayor’s Show
ASDAN was thrilled to take part in the Lord Mayor&rsquo...

SEND activity booklets created in partnership with special school
Following the launch of the Department for Education's &...

Comprehensive resources will support high quality PSHE provision
ASDAN’s new PSHE materials include an updated student ...