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

Get your learners into the festive spirit with ASDAN activities
Our values – ethical, diverse, real, collaborative and...

Schools to showcase how ASDAN courses boost learners' confidence
ASDAN will work with educators in our registered centres to ...

ASDAN accredits skills gained through Lord Mayor’s Show
ASDAN was delighted to take part in the Lord Mayor’s S...

Boost learners’ employability skills through ASDAN’s new EPQ
Students will have the opportunity to gain valuable employab...

Findings published following review of ASDAN SEND provision
ASDAN is delighted to publish an executive summary foll...