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Take a trip to infinity

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Updated 11 Apr 2014
The concept of ‘infinity’ has enchanted and perplexed the world’s leading mathematicians for centuries. Through her outreach work in schools, Dr...

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Introductory Level Duration 1 hour Updated 27 Mar 2014
This collection highlights the new free OpenLearn courses that have recently been published.

Learning to teach

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Learning to teach
Masters Level Duration 20 hours Updated 26 Mar 2014
This course, which comprises four study units, is aimed at people who are considering training to be teachers, student teachers, newly qualified...

Learning to teach: An introduction to classroom research

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Learning to teach: An introduction to classroom research
Masters Level Duration 5 hours Updated 25 Feb 2014
This is the fourth of four units which comprise the course 'Learning to teach'. Undertaking classroom research is seen as an effective form of CPD....

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Youth: policy in practice

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Youth: policy in practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced Level Duration 600 hours Updated 12 May 2013 Register by 12 Sep 2013
This online course continues the development of the critical, practical and analytical skills you need to work proactively within the youth...

Learning through enquiry in primary schools

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Learning through enquiry in primary schools Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 600 hours Updated 12 May 2013 Register by 12 Sep 2013
Update your knowledge and understanding of how primary-age children learn and develop your skills in observing, evaluating and supporting children...

Supporting learning in primary schools

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Supporting learning in primary schools Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 600 hours Updated 12 May 2013 Register by 12 Sep 2013
Develop your skills as a teaching assistant, widening your knowledge of primary education, and extending your ability to work productively with...