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Porn licensing isn't the answer

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Updated 04 Apr 2014
The UK government thinks children can be protected from web porn by building barriers. Good luck with that, says Andrew Smith.

Take the survey: Working Mothers

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Updated 28 Jan 2014
Is work working for our kids? Will shared parental leave give working mothers a more fulfilling career? Share your views and join the discussion.

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Understanding children: Babies being heard

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Introductory Level Duration 5 hours Updated 12 Feb 2014
Here you will find out some of the things very young babies can do. You will also discover how babies can contribute to family life and...

Infants’ understanding of their social world

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Masters Level Duration 12 hours Updated 21 Jan 2014
Here we draw on a wide range of psychological research to address the question of whether infants have a rich understanding of their social world....

Childhood in crisis?

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Childhood in crisis?
Intermediate Level Duration 6 hours Updated 29 Jul 2013
This unit explores an idea much repeated in minority-world media – that childhood is in crisis. Looking at this idea is a starting point for the...

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Children and young people's worlds: frameworks for integrated practice

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Children and young people's worlds: frameworks for integrated practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters Level Duration 600 hours Updated 05 May 2013 Register by 19 Sep 2013
This course engages with a range of critical perspectives on children’s lives and experiences in the contemporary world, at national and...

Leading work with young people in practice

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Intermediate Level Duration 600 hours Updated 02 Feb 2013 Register by 12 Sep 2013
This hands-on, work-based course focuses on effective leadership and management practice in working with young people, and develops your practical...

Childhood

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Childhood Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 600 hours Updated 10 Jan 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
This interdisciplinary introduction to childhood and youth studies explores what it means to be a child today, with contrasting case studies from...