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Teacher Development - Embedding Mental Health in the Curriculum Microcredential

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Develop skills to design inclusive teaching, learning and assessment activities that enhance student mental health and wellbeing with this Teacher Development - Embedding Mental Health in the Curriculum Microcredential at The Open University by FutureLearn.

Overview

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
  • Teaching

Programme Structure

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.

Syllabus:

  • Teacher Training: Embedding Mental Health in the Curriculum

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

10 alternative credits

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.

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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
All teaching is in English. If English is not your first language we recommend you can achieve an IELTS score of at least seven.

Work experience

Experience working in education or training

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    969 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 969 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    969 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 969 USD for the full programme during 3 months.

Funding

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.

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