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  • Child of Our Time 16 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Child of Our Time 16

    In the year 2000 the BBC began filming the lives of 25 children born across the UK.  As they turn 16, Professor Robert Winston...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Apr 2017

  • Child of Our Time 16

    Child of Our Time 16 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Apr 2017
    In the year 2000 the BBC began filming the lives of 25 children born across the UK.  As they turn 16, Professor Robert Winston and Professor Tanya Byron...
  • Porn licensing isn't the answer Creative commons image Icon hansol under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    Porn licensing isn't the answer

    By Andrew Smith

    The UK government thinks children can be protected from web porn by building barriers. Good luck with that, says...

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    Updated on:

    30 Mar 2017

  • Porn licensing isn't the answer

    Porn licensing isn't the answer Creative commons image Icon hansol under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 30 Mar 2017
    The UK government thinks children can be protected from web porn by building barriers. Good luck with that, says Andrew Smith.
  • Order your free booklet 'Young People: Changing times' Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2017

  • Order your free booklet 'Young People: Changing times'

    Order your free booklet 'Young People: Changing times' Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Mar 2017
    Order our free, 28-page booklet 'Young People: Changing times' to accompany the 'Child of Our Time 16' series. 
  • Santa: An OpenLearn reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    He's making a reading list; he's checking it twice. Here's a collection of academic takes on Santa and related gift...

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    Updated on:

    23 Dec 2016

  • Santa: An OpenLearn reading list

    Updated 23 Dec 2016
    He's making a reading list; he's checking it twice. Here's a collection of academic takes on Santa and related gift-bringers to round off our week of...
  • Displaced children of our time Creative commons image Icon International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Displaced children of our time

    By Dr Naomi Holford

    We have seen unprecedented numbers of refugees crossing borders over the last few years - what is life like for the...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2016

  • Displaced children of our time

    Displaced children of our time Creative commons image Icon International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Sep 2016
    We have seen unprecedented numbers of refugees crossing borders over the last few years - what is life like for the children and young people making this...
  • Young people making their own media Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore - Flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0 under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Young people making their own media

    By Dr Naomi Holford

    The internet and social media have brought new opportunities for young people to tell their own stories, creating and...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2016

  • Young people making their own media

    Young people making their own media Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore - Flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0 under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Sep 2016
    The internet and social media have brought new opportunities for young people to tell their own stories, creating and sharing their own material with the...
  • Do boys need male role models? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Og-vision | Dreamstime.com

    Do boys need male role models?

    By Martin Robb, Sandy Ruxton

    Is a lack of ‘male role models’ the source of the problems faced by young men today? And does involving more men in...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2016

  • Do boys need male role models?

    Do boys need male role models? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Og-vision | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2016
    Is a lack of ‘male role models’ the source of the problems faced by young men today? And does involving more men in boys’ care and welfare make a difference?...
  • What does it take to mentor young offenders? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    What does it take to mentor young offenders?

    What are the peaks and challenges that face mentors guiding young offenders? What's in like to mentor generally?...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Apr 2016

  • What does it take to mentor young offenders?

    What does it take to mentor young offenders? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Apr 2016
    What are the peaks and challenges that face mentors guiding young offenders? What's in like to mentor generally? Explore in our videos with volunteers from...
  • Debate: Should we bring the older and younger generations together more? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Yurijj77 info | Dreamstime.com
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    25 Apr 2016

  • Debate: Should we bring the older and younger generations together more?

    Debate: Should we bring the older and younger generations together more? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Yurijj77 info | Dreamstime.com
    Updated 25 Apr 2016
    Do you feel people are unfairly stereotyped on the basis of age? Do you think the older and younger generations have lack or understanding or respect...
  • Old School With The Hairy Bikers Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Maverick/BBC

    Old School With The Hairy Bikers

    Teenagers and pensioners are the most marginalised age groups in society. Can the Hairy Bikers transform their lives with a radical...

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    Updated on:

    18 Apr 2016

  • Old School With The Hairy Bikers

    Old School With The Hairy Bikers Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Maverick/BBC
    Updated 18 Apr 2016
    Teenagers and pensioners are the most marginalised age groups in society. Can the Hairy Bikers transform their lives with a radical project?