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    Free courses for teachers and student teachers

    The links below provide access to a series of free, short Open University courses aimed at supporting initial teacher...

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    The links below provide access to a series of free, short Open University courses aimed at supporting initial teacher education, teacher professional...
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  • Family Fortunes: Could you help a family in crisis?

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    Families need support for different reasons - and families may need differing approaches to the same challenges. How well can you connect families and...
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    The Post Office service which delivers lovers alongside love letters; and what is the Named Person scheme? Free learning from across the day.
  • The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Dave Myers on the shared benefits of the 'Old School' project Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Maverick/BBC

    The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Dave Myers on the shared benefits of the 'Old School' project

    In this short, exclusive clip Hairy Biker, Dave Myers, looks at how the shared benefits of 'Old School' are unlike...

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  • The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Dave Myers on the shared benefits of the 'Old School' project

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    In this short, exclusive clip Hairy Biker, Dave Myers, looks at how the shared benefits of 'Old School' are unlike any other mentoring project.
  • The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Si King on how older people benefit from young people Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Maverick/BBC

    The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Si King on how older people benefit from young people

    In this short video Hairy Biker, Si King, touches on how loneliness is combated in an intergenerational project like ...

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    In this short video Hairy Biker, Si King, touches on how loneliness is combated in an intergenerational project like 'Old School'.
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    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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  • What does it take to mentor young offenders?

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

    Do you feel people are unfairly stereotyped on the basis of age? Do you think the older and younger generations...

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    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...
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    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 project?

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    Teenagers and pensioners are the most marginalised age groups in society. Can the Hairy Bikers transform their lives with a radical project?
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    March 15th is World Social Work Day. Explore social work in more detail with our range of free resources including interactives and free courses.
  • Do children exercise less in winter? Creative commons image Icon Scorpions & Centaurs under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Do children exercise less in winter?

    New research suggests that when the weather gets colder, and days shorter, children exercise less.

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  • Do children exercise less in winter?

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    New research suggests that when the weather gets colder, and days shorter, children exercise less.

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Youth Justice (England and Wales) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Jan 2017
    Do you work with young people in the youth justice system? Would you like to study...

    Certificate of Higher Education Open

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    If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this...

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    Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a...

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

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    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Jan 2017
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Young People

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Jan 2017
    Do you have experience of working with young people in informal settings such as...

    Professional Certificate in Effective Practice (Youth Justice)

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    Professional Certificate in Effective Practice (Youth Justice) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 600 hours Updated 23 Jan 2017
    This qualification is for you if you work in the area of youth justice. It will...

    BA (Hons) Youth Justice Studies (England and Wales)

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    BA (Hons) Youth Justice Studies (England and Wales) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 23 Jan 2017
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Jan 2017
    This practice-based diploma course is the qualification for you if you’re living...

    Foundation Degree in Working with Young People

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    Foundation Degree in Working with Young People Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Jan 2017
    If you work with young people as a volunteer or in a paid role, the Foundation...

    BA (Honours) Youth Work

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    BA (Honours) Youth Work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 23 Jan 2017
    There are few things more important or rewarding than making a positive difference...