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Education and the General Election of 1979
Duration 10 mins
Updated 09 Apr 2015
Dr Frank Monaghan looks back at the immediate run-up to the 1979 general election which led to a massive shake-up in education, the consequences of...
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Duration 24 hours
Updated 23 Jun 2015
Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be returning after a break? If so, then this free course, Succeed in the...
Duration 20 hours
Updated 22 Jun 2015
This free course, which comprises four study units, is aimed at people who are considering training to be teachers, student teachers, newly...
Developing good academic practice
Duration 5 hours
Updated 28 May 2015
This free course, Developing good academic practice, is intended to help you develop good academic practices in your studies and when producing...
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Duration 3600 hours
Updated 03 Jul 2015
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...