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School and educator opportunities

Find out more about studying OU qualifications or individual modules. Whether you are a school pupil or looking for professional learning as a teacher or practitioner, we have options to suit.

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Our Young Applicants in Schools Scheme enables S6 pupils in Scotland to study a range of university level courses in school alongside their other studies.  

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Professional learning

Want to deepen your thinking and practices, from reflection to mentoring? Or start your own enquiry project? We have lots of resources. 

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Subject knowledge

Add a subject - like TEachers Learning to Teach languages (TELT) - or engage further in your existing subject. Our free and accredited courses relate to the Curriculum for Excellence. 

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Early learning

We have a range of courses and free learning materials specifically aimed at those working with younger children.

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Education support roles

Explore our learning materials for teaching and learning support roles in a school or early years setting. 

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Becoming a teacher

Many of our students study with us to become teachers. Find out how we can support you to achieve your career goals.