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  • Drugsland Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Drugsland TV Show

    Drugsland

    Exploring the consumption, dealing, treatment and policing of illegal drugs in the city of Bristol. 

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Nov 2017

  • Drugsland

    Drugsland Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Drugsland TV Show Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2017
    Exploring the consumption, dealing, treatment and policing of illegal drugs in the city of Bristol. 
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    Order your free 'Drugsland' poster to accompany the OU/BBC series 'Drugsland'.

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  • Order your free 'Drugsland' poster

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    Order your free 'Drugsland' poster to accompany the OU/BBC series 'Drugsland'.
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    17 Oct 2017

  • Should boys be taught about periods and the menstrual cycle at school?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    Could including boys in lessons on periods help reduce stigma and taboo around the menstrual cycle? A recent report suggests it might.
  • 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 ‘sugar-free’ is not recommended to be advertised to children – and may not be good for you Creative commons image Icon Clay Junell under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    22 Sep 2017

  • Why ‘sugar-free’ is not recommended to be advertised to children – and may not be good for you

    Why ‘sugar-free’ is not recommended to be advertised to children – and may not be good for you Creative commons image Icon Clay Junell under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Sep 2017
    Should children be consuming artificial sweeteners? And, furthermore, what research supports or discourages the consumption of 'sugar-free'...
  • The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies Creative commons image Icon Philip Ray under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies

    By Lyra McKee

    In Northern Ireland, more people took their own lives in the 16 years after the Troubles than died during them. Why?...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies

    The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies Creative commons image Icon Philip Ray under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    In Northern Ireland, more people took their own lives in the 16 years after the Troubles than died during them. Why? Lyra McKee finds out.
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    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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    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...
  • Your child's phone is a junk food marketer Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Your child's phone is a junk food marketer

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    There are some laws against marketing junk food to children and young people on television, but those rules don't...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jul 2017

  • Your child's phone is a junk food marketer

    Your child's phone is a junk food marketer Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Jul 2017
    There are some laws against marketing junk food to children and young people on television, but those rules don't apply online. So where do kids see junk...
  • Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    Beware the junk food marketer with their hashtags, games and sponsored tweets! Here are the top 5 things junk food...

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    21 Jul 2017

  • Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child

    Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Jul 2017
    Beware the junk food marketer with their hashtags, games and sponsored tweets! Here are the top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child. 

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  • The family at the centre of early learning

    This free course, The family at the centre of early learning, focuses on the positive learning relationships that can exist in any family and how...

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    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 27 Sep 2017
    This free course, The family at the centre of early learning, focuses on the...
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    How can families support healthy living and cope with illness? This free course, Exploring family health, will provide an understanding of what is...

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  • Exploring family health

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    How can families support healthy living and cope with illness? This free course,...
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    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those with mental health problems, most people with these difficulties...

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    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those...
  • Children's participation

    Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child introduced the right of children to have a say in issues affecting them. Although...

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    Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child introduced the right 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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    Introduction to child psychology
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    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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    7 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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  • 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...
  • 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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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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  • Partnerships and networks in work with young people

    Partnerships and networks in work with young people
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    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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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    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...
  • Young people’s wellbeing

    What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's...

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    16 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    12 Feb 2016

  • Young people’s wellbeing

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    What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social...
  • Working together for children: Stirling

    The care of children, especially those with disabilities, is surrounded by complex issues. Learning to navigate these difficulties while helping...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • Working together for children: Stirling

    Working together for children: Stirling Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    The care of children, especially those with disabilities, is surrounded by complex...