Develop your teaching strategies to promote positive student mental health.
Growing numbers of students at schools and universities are experiencing mental health issues.
The act of learning can be extremely positive for student mental wellbeing, but it can also exacerbate or even cause mental health difficulties. Though there have been calls for action on mental health made globally, there’s little guidance in this area.
On this Teacher Development - Embedding Mental Health in the Curriculum Microcredential at The Open University by FutureLearn, you’ll learn how to embed mental wellbeing in your teaching. You’ll discover how to apply inclusive teaching strategies and learn how to design appropriate learning activities that are conducive to students’ mental health.
What skills will you learn?
- Inclusive curriculum design
- Inclusive pedagogy
- Supporting learning
- Designing learning activities
- Designing inclusive assessment
- Designing for accessibility
- Improving student mental health
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
What is a microcredential?
Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.
- Teacher Training: Embedding Mental Health in the Curriculum
- 3 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Microcredentials with credit are designed to be transferable. You can use the credit as one of the credentials listed on your application form for any university or course, and you can include it on your CV when you apply for a job.
DisciplinesHealth Management Health Sciences Teaching View 138 other Short Courses in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
To study for this postgraduate microcredential, you will ideally have:
- A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent level qualification
- A strong interest in learner mental health and wellbeing
Experience working in education or training
International969 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 969 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
National969 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 969 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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