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

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 ...

ASDAN courses boost skills and confidence of learners in China
Caption, left to right: Alison Delyth, ASDAN Chair of T...

Book your place on empowering ASDAN training workshops
Introductory training workshops for ASDAN programmes and qua...

Three popular Short Courses updated for summer 2019
ASDAN’s Short Courses offer exciting and engaging...