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

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...

Booking opens for ASDAN introductory training workshops
New dates have been released for ASDAN workshops this autumn...

ASDAN offers exciting opportunities to join our board of trustees
ASDAN is recruiting trustees from a wide range of sectors to...

ASDAN ensures compliance with new data protection regulation
ASDAN is committed to ensuring that all personal data it han...