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  • Can protective headgear increase the risk of injury to rugby players? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Cpl Keenan Zelazoski / US Marines
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Oct 2017

  • Can protective headgear increase the risk of injury to rugby players?

    Can protective headgear increase the risk of injury to rugby players? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Cpl Keenan Zelazoski / US Marines
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Oct 2017
    While cuts and bruises may be avoided, new research suggests that wearing headgear during rugby can put players at greater risk. Andrew Barnes explains his...
  • The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed

    Discover the amazing journey we all make from the most helpless to the most sophisticated organism on earth.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2017

  • The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed

    The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 10 Oct 2017
    Discover the amazing journey we all make from the most helpless to the most sophisticated organism on earth.
  • Know your junk food rules Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Know your junk food rules

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    Find out if you know your junk food advertising rules with our interactive video. 

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Sep 2017

  • Know your junk food rules

    Know your junk food rules Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Sep 2017
    Find out if you know your junk food advertising rules with our interactive video. 
  • Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh Creative commons image Icon Thomas Heylen under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh

    By Eleanor Byrne

    There's an introduction to satire tucked inside the bear of very little brain. Eleanor Byrne takes us deeper into...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Sep 2017

  • Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh

    Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh Creative commons image Icon Thomas Heylen under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Sep 2017
    There's an introduction to satire tucked inside the bear of very little brain. Eleanor Byrne takes us deeper into Hundred Acre Wood.
  • Can we get to a world without suicide? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Free-Photos

    Can we get to a world without suicide?

    By Simon Usborne

    After his son’s suicide aged 18, Steve Mallen sees the world differently. Along with a growing number of mental...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2017

  • Can we get to a world without suicide?

    Can we get to a world without suicide? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Free-Photos
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Aug 2017
    After his son’s suicide aged 18, Steve Mallen sees the world differently. Along with a growing number of mental health experts, he wants to reduce the...
  • Harry Potter and death and bereavement Creative commons image Icon Flickr: Marie Guillaumet under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Harry Potter and death and bereavement

    By Dr Sam Murphy

    What does the Harry Potter series have in common with our Muggle world when it comes to death and bereavement? Dr Sam...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Jul 2017

  • Harry Potter and death and bereavement

    Harry Potter and death and bereavement Creative commons image Icon Flickr: Marie Guillaumet under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 Jul 2017
    What does the Harry Potter series have in common with our Muggle world when it comes to death and bereavement? Dr Sam Murphy explores.
  • Harry Potter and Parenting Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (fair dealing)

    Harry Potter and Parenting

    By Martin Robb

    What does the Harry Potter series, and the protagonist's search for a home and family, tell us about parent...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Jul 2017

  • Harry Potter and Parenting

    Harry Potter and Parenting Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (fair dealing)
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 17 Jul 2017
    What does the Harry Potter series, and the protagonist's search for a home and family, tell us about parent-child relationships?
  • Did Harry Potter’s extracurricular activities land him a job at the Ministry of Magic? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Pottermore (fair dealing)
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Jul 2017

  • Did Harry Potter’s extracurricular activities land him a job at the Ministry of Magic?

    Did Harry Potter’s extracurricular activities land him a job at the Ministry of Magic? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Pottermore (fair dealing)
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jul 2017
    How did Harry Potter become an Auror despite never taking his NEWTs? Could the skills he learnt outside of the classroom at Hogwarts have made him ...
  • What pressures are young men feeling? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: SplitShire

    What pressures are young men feeling?

    By Martin Robb, Sandy Ruxton

    A rigid construct of what makes a "real man" is putting a strain on real young men, says new research.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • What pressures are young men feeling?

    What pressures are young men feeling? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: SplitShire
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    A rigid construct of what makes a "real man" is putting a strain on real young men, says new research.

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  • Childhood in the digital age

    This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitations of technology...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Oct 2017

  • Childhood in the digital age

    Childhood in the digital age Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © boggy22 (via iStockPhoto.com)
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 20 Oct 2017
    This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children...
  • Early years team work and leadership

    This free course, Early years team work and leadership, explores aspects of teamwork and leadership for early years practitioners.

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 May 2017

  • Early years team work and leadership

    Early years team work and leadership
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 30 May 2017
    This free course, Early years team work and leadership, explores aspects of...
  • Introduction to child psychology

    Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is endlessly stimulating. In this free course, Introduction to...

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Feb 2016

  • Introduction to child psychology

    Introduction to child psychology
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 26 Feb 2016
    Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is...
  • Issues in research with children and young people

    This free course, Issues in research with children and young people, considers the aims and range of research with children and young people....

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    Free course

    7 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2016

  • Issues in research with children and young people

    Issues in research with children and young people
    Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 17 Feb 2016
    This free course, Issues in research with children and young people, considers the...
  • Children and young people’s participation

    Listening to children is a first step in the participation agenda, which is reasonably well established. By contrast, enabling children to share in...

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    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2016

  • Children and young people’s participation

    Advanced level Duration 12 hours Updated 17 Feb 2016
    Listening to children is a first step in the participation agenda, which is...
  • Partnerships and networks in work with young people

    The term 'partnership' is used to describe a wide range of organisational arrangements and ways of working: from informal networking between...

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    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Partnerships and networks in work with young people

    Partnerships and networks in work with young people
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    The term 'partnership' is used to describe a wide range of organisational...
  • Childhood in crisis?

    This free course, Childhood in crisis?, explores an idea much repeated in minority-world media that childhood is in crisis. Looking at this idea...

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    Free course

    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Childhood in crisis?

    Childhood in crisis?
    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    This free course, Childhood in crisis?, explores an idea much repeated in minority...
  • Professional relationships with young people

    In some people's eyes the development of relationships is a good end in itself, as it is in relationships that we express our humanity. Young...

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Professional relationships with young people

    Professional relationships with young people Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © John Birdsall
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    In some people's eyes the development of relationships is a good end in itself, as...
  • The range of work with young people

    This free course, The range of work with young people, identifies some features that we might use to describe the various settings where work with...

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    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • The range of work with young people

    The range of work with young people
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    This free course, The range of work with young people, identifies some features...