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Volunteering with Refugees
Understand and support the social and linguistic needs of refugees
This course is designed to give volunteers an understanding of the backgrounds, current situations and needs of refugees from a wide range of contexts. The course provides strategies and techniques for supporting the diverse needs of refugees and has a specific focus on language support, which may be provided in formal or informal settings (e.g. classrooms or informal support groups). The course has been developed by a group of experts from Crisis Classroom and Cambridge English.
Understand more about autism, including diagnosis, the autistic spectrum and life with autism, with this online course.
Gender and Development
How does gender relate to international and community development? Find out with this online course.
English for the Workplace
This course for learners of English helps you with the language you need to find a job and successfully function in the workplace.
Inside IELTS: Preparing for the Test with the Experts
Learn about the skills you need for IELTS Academic on this free course from Cambridge English, the producers of the test.
Introduction to Humanitarian Aid
Discover the history of humanitarian aid and the principles and values that underpin it.
Learning English for Academic Purposes: First Steps
Develop the academic language and study skills you need to learn in English at university.
English in Early Childhood: Language Learning and Development
Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.
How to Succeed at: Writing Applications
This free three week course will help you produce a perfect CV, application and online profile when applying for a job or course.
Law for Non-Lawyers: Introduction to Law
Understand the common law system used worldwide, and your legal rights and responsibilities, with this free online law course.
Challenging Behaviour: Strategies for Helping Young People
How can you manage challenging behaviour in young people? Find out with this free online course featuring the latest research.
Islamic Calligraphy: An Introduction to Art of Handwriting
Understand the basics of Islamic and Arabic calligraphy and develop your calligraphy skills.
First Aid for Adults
Learn first aid techniques to address seven common injuries in adults, including cardiac arrest, choking, bleeding and burns.
The Lottery of Birth
Birth is a lottery. Where, when and to whom you are born and the society into which you are born will influence your life chances.
Improve Your Intercultural Competence
Develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to thrive in diverse workplaces.
Cultural Heritage and the City
Discover how cities develop their own unique cultures and explore key concepts related to cultural heritage
Religion and Conflict
Understand and analyse the role of religion in conflicts and peace-building in present-day societies, with this free online course.
Caring for People with Psychosis and Schizophrenia
Explore the key issues related to caring for a relative with psychosis or schizophrenia, with this short, free online course.