Hello All, Following on from my previous post (Level 4, Am I Wanting Too Much Too Soon?) I'm wondering if anyone can expand upon Sunshineneeded's wonderful advice and point me in the direction of, or suggest any ways in which I can develop myself? I am a qualified Level 3 Teaching Assistant currently working as an SEN Teaching Assistant (an extremely hard and demanding role). I also volunteer an additional afternoon a week to gain some experience as a classroom assistant in the same school I work at. I have a year ahead of me in which to really propel myself and my learnings and gain as much experience as possible before my personal circumstances change and I will need to apply for a job role which will tick more boxes (currently I'm only 2 days a week and on a temporary contract) What else is available out there for me? I'm so willing and eager to learn and really want to use my time wisely in order to ready myself for the 'bigger picture'. I have already enrolled in 3 courses available free on the Open University's Open Learn website and I have completed one of these. Any ideas would be extremely appreciated!