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What do you know about dyslexia?

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What do you know about dyslexia? Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2014
Take our quiz on dyslexia to test your knowledge of a condition many people don't understand 

OU on the BBC: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Alertness

OU on the BBC: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Alertness Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Updated 27 Oct 2014
Does caffeine really help us to stay alert and what are the alternatives? In this programme some surprising ways to boost our brains are put to the...

Time to stop playing nice about misogyny in sports

Time to stop playing nice about misogyny in sports Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Oct 2014
Talks of re-signing convicted rapist Ched Evans has highlighted misogyny in sport is prevalent - we must protest, writes Professor Kath Woodward....

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Introduction to child psychology

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Introduction to child psychology
Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 16 Oct 2014
Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development and studying these changes is endlessly stimulating. In this unit you will be introduced to...

Issues in research with children and young people

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Issues in research with children and young people
Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 01 Sep 2014
This unit considers the aims and range of research with children and young people. Students consider how their own views and understandings about...

Public health in community settings: An introduction

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Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 04 Apr 2014
This unit introduces you to some key aspects of community level engagement, in particular how to get to know the locality in which you want to work...

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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 Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 01 Nov 2014
Do you work with young people in the youth justice system? Would you like to study for a qualification that will have a real impact on your...

Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 01 Nov 2014
The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly recognised in society. From everyday worries to serious mental...