The Definitive List Of Primary School CPD Courses (Free & Paid)

We’ve been searching for primary school CPD courses that we know you and your teachers will love and found that there are so many to choose from that it becomes a little overwhelming. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of primary school CPD courses so you can spend less time googling, and more time learning & inspiring.

Technology

Apple Teacher (FREE) – https://www.apple.com/uk/education/k12/apple-teacher/

Google Certified Educator (FREE) – https://teachercenter.withgoogle.com/training

Microsoft Innovative Educator (FREE) – https://education.microsoft.com/en-us

Kahoot Certified (FREE) – https://kahoot.com/certified

Seesaw Ambassador (FREE) – https://web.seesaw.me/ambassador-program

National Centre for Computing Education (FREE) – https://thenationalcollege.co.uk/

Literacy

Mrs P Teach (FREE) – http://www.mrspteach.com/2020/04/reading-cpd-videos.html

Prospero Teaching (FREE) – https://prosperoteaching.com/quiz/phonics/

Jane Considine (The Training Space) (FREE) – https://www.youtube.com/c/TheTrainingSpace

The Virtual Classroom (FREE) – https://www.brainshark.com/1/player/en/oup?intk=551453501&fb=0&r3f1=&custom=vcpe

Open University, Language, Literacy and Literature Hub (FREE) – https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/free-courses/?filter=date/grid/29524/all/all/all/

Maths 

Mr Barton Maths Podcast (FREE) – http://www.mrbartonmaths.com/podcast/

Ready Made Maths (FREE) – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEKllOY2jDUw6lV7dPGR3hQ/videos

Science

Reach Out (FREE) – https://www.reachoutcpd.com

STEM.org (FREE) – https://www.stem.org.uk/online-cpd

Explorify (FREE) – https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/blog/teaching-primary-science-getting-started

Primary Science Teaching Trust (FREE) – https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/blog/teaching-primary-science-getting-started

Music

The Musical Me. Conducting & Leadership, singing confidently & music theory. (PAID) – https://academy.themusicalme.com/the-musical-me-course-landing

Pitch Perfect. How to sing confidently in the classroom. (PAID) – https://academy.themusicalme.com/pitch-perfect-landing

Follow The Leader. How to lead & Conduct classroom music groups. (PAID) – https://academy.themusicalme.com/follow-the-leader-landing

Key Music Theory (& how you can use it in the classroom) (PAID) – https://academy.themusicalme.com/key-music-theory-landing

History 

Historical Association (FREE) – https://www.history.org.uk/primary/categories/cpd

SEND

Dyslexia Scotland (FREE) – Introduction To Dyslexia – https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/blog/teaching-primary-science-getting-started

Certificate in SEND Code of Practice (PAID) – https://thenationalcollege.co.uk/courses/certificate-in-send-cop

Doncaster Deaf Trust (FREE) – Free online british sign language course – https://www.doncasterdeafsign.org.uk/

An Introduction to attachment Disorder (FREE) – https://prosperoteaching.com/quiz/an-introduction-to-attachment-disorder/

National Association for Special Educational Needs, Focus on SEND course (FREE) – https://nasen.org.uk/training-and-cpd/online-learning.html

Adopting Your Remote Education Provision for Children with SEND (PAID) – https://thenationalcollege.co.uk/webinars/remote-education-provision-for-send

Made by Dyslexia & Microsoft – Dyslexia Awareness (FREE) – https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/30a7b5e8/overview

Behaviour Management

Behaviour Management (FREE) – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPFGb2cW73pEO91A-ih_zdA/videos

One Step Behaviour Management Course (FREE) – https://www.onestepcpd.com/category/positive-behaviour-for-learning

Teaching for Good Behaviour (FREE) – https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education-careers/teaching-good-behaviour/content-section-0

General Teaching CPD 

One Step, Developing Your Teacher Persona (FREE) – https://www.onestepcpd.com/category/teacher-persona

One Step, Planning For Effective Teaching (FREE) – https://www.onestepcpd.com/category/planning-for-effective-teaching

An Introduction To Classroom Management (FREE) – https://prosperoteaching.com/quiz/classroom-management/

High Quality Teaching CPD (PAID) – https://www.tes.com/institute/courses/high-quality-teaching-cpd

Introduction to child psychology (PAID) – https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/childhood-youth/introduction-child-psychology/content-section-0

Modern Foreign Language

One Step, Modern Foreign Languages Course (FREE) – https://www.onestepcpd.com/category/mfl

Early Years 

Open University, Early Years course (FREE) – https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/free-courses/?filter=date/grid/548/all/all/all/

Understanding Early Years Environments (FREE) – https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/professional-development-education/understanding-early-years-environments-and-childrens-spaces/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Phonics 

An introduction to teaching phonics (FREE) – http://www.prosperoteaching.com/quiz/phonics/

Using Phonics to Support Early Literacy (FREE) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBmU1a2YeKo

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Pete Jenkins
https://themusicalme.com
Co-Founder of The Musical Me. I want to do all I can to support teachers and assist in them reaching their full potential.

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