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World Mental Health Day 10th November 2019 Resources for schools and school leaders

world mental health day

6th Nov 2019

Mental health and wellbeing should be ‘everybody’s business’ and with 50% of mental illnesses starting before the age of 14, teachers are often on the frontline when it comes to mental health and wellbeing. To mark World Mental Health Day on 10th October we’re sharing some practical and informative resources for primary school pupils and staff to help boost mental health. The resources aim to ...

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Wellbeing and Mental Health: free funded places. Only at TES SEN London


17th Sep 2019

We’re excited to announce that we will be offering free funded places to schools on our new course Supporting Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools. Visit us on stand 123 at the TES SEN Show, London 4-5 October 2019, to apply. With an estimated three children in every classroom reported to have a diagnosable mental health issue, the wellbeing and mental health of pupils and staff is a key prio...

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Come and meet us at the Tes SEN Show London 2019

tes sen 2019

6th Aug 2019

OLT are excited to announce that will be attending the Tes SEN Show, London on 4 - 5 October at the Business Design Centre London. The Tes SEN Show is the UK’s largest special educational needs show, gathering the SEN community together for two days of ideas, inspiration, networking and innovation, to bring learning alive for pupils with SEN. So, if you're looking to update your current thi...

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The new Ofsted framework 2019. What you need to know.

new Ofsted regulations 2019

15th Jul 2019

From September the Ofsted framework is set to change. But, are these changes cosmetic or is there a real shift in focus, particularly for children and young people with SEND?  Ofsted has announced that:    “These changes will move Ofsted’s focus away from headline data to look instead at how schools are achieving these results, and whether they are offering a curriculum that is broad, rich and ...

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Apply now for a funded place on our new course - Supporting Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools


20th May 2019

We’re excited to announce that our brand-new course Supporting Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools is now available!  It’s now estimated that three children in every classroom have a diagnosable mental health issue. With recent years seeing an unprecedented increase in the mental and emotional needs of children and young people this is a real source of concern for everyone working in a schoo...

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April is autism awareness month

autism awareness month news

16th Apr 2019

Autism Awareness month may be well underway, but for everyone at OnLineTraining autism is a year-round priority. We’ve been busy supporting our learners to achieve the knowledge and confidence they need with our range of online courses and raising awareness with some insightful blogs and inspirational content on social media. Missed out on our April Autism Awareness newsletter? No problem – you ca...

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We have lift off! Our new Australian website has launched.

Rocket taking off

5th Oct 2018

It’s official! After almost a year of hard work, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new OLT Australia website. As you may be aware, the new website went live on 8 October 2018. You can find it here: aus.oltinternational.net Designed to meet the needs of up to 2500 users a week across Australia, our fresh new website has been created with user experience firmly in mind. With impro...

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OLT launching 'Attachment and Trauma' course

Attachment and Trauma image - Child looking over balcony

29th Mar 2018

We are excited to announce that our new course, Attachment and Trauma, is now available. Many schools in the UK have children who may have difficulties in forming strong attachments and relationships. This can be a result of many factors, for example disrupted parenting, which can be a cause of attachment disorder and a potential source of childhood trauma. OLT have produced this new course ...

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Sensory Impairment courses in partnership with NatSIP exceed expectations

Teacher showing pupil image

29th Mar 2018

The second year of sensory impairment training is coming to a close, and here at OLT we’re proud to say we have far exceeded our targets for the courses. Funded by the Department of Education for workforce development, we worked in partnership with NatSIP (The National Sensory Impairment Partnership) to facilitate professional development for teachers and teaching assistants, through evidence-b...

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New - Guided courses alternative


26th Nov 2017

All our courses (except sensory) are now offered as guided courses as an alternative to fully tutored courses. Participants have access to the full course for self-paced study for six months. They create one SMART goal instead of three, and receive guidance from a specialist to support this activity. This makes taking the courses a more economical option at only £90 (inc VAT).  Fully special...

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Try out the new NOTES feature!


24th Nov 2017

On any course page you can write notes or select text – just click on the notepad or pen icon. View or print your notes at any time – select your course notes from the course menu. We hope you find it useful. ...

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OLT Live chat is now open!


4th Oct 2017

Check the home page for the orange chat balloon which will appear near the bottom of the page during normal office hours. Just click it to connect and chat to us! The live chat feature is available from our home pages and also when you've logged in under the support option....

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