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Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh Creative commons image Icon Thomas Heylen under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license article icon

History & The Arts 

Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh

There's an introduction to satire tucked inside the bear of every little brain. Eleanor Byrne takes us deeper into Hundred Acre Wood.

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Languages 

Methods in Motion: The middle children

Dr Sarah Crafter explores how child language brokers act as cultural mediators of identity and belonging.

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Education & Development 

Children’s perspectives on play

In this free course, Children's perspectives on play, you are asked to put yourself in the place of young children and to think about their view of play and their reasons for playing. When children have personal freedom to choose and make decisions about what and who they want to play with, as well as where they want to play, they are highly self-motivated and active in their engagements with everything around them. In this course you will think about how you listen to children’s perspectives, why it is important and also consider the choices children make about where they play and why.

Free course
5 hrs

Education & Development

Children’s perspectives on play

In this free course, Children's perspectives on play, you are asked to put yourself in the place of young children and to think about their view of play and their reasons for playing. When children have personal freedom to choose and make decisions about what and who they want to play with, as well as where they want to play, they are highly self-motivated and active in their engagements with everything around them. In this course you will think about how you listen to children’s perspectives, why it is important and also consider the choices children make about where they play and why.

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Children’s perspectives on play

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Hinglish, Pinglish, Binglish, Minglish Creative commons image Icon leesean under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license article icon

Education & Development 

Hinglish, Pinglish, Binglish, Minglish

The head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy finds the multilingualism of Indian society has positive advantages, even though it makes it harder to maintain standards.

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Education & Development 

Space for reflection

Madhavi Kapur, head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy, explains why many schools in Asia find students benefit from a little breathing space.

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Education & Development 

Learning to Learn

Learning and change can mean big decisions and asking important questions. This free course, Learning to learn, is a friendly starting point introducing a range of key ideas to help you consider what you want to do with your life and learn, by suggesting ways of building on and 'fine-tuning' your own expertise and encouraging you to think of yourself as a learner.

Free course
80 hrs
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Education & Development 

Open Pathways to Higher Education

Open Pathways to Higher Education is a resource for people who are thinking about getting back into learning.

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Society, Politics & Law 

Methods in Motion: The things we don't know

As debates about 'truth' continue to hit the headlines, sociologist and Visiting Fellow Dr Jane McCarthy explores what we 'don’t know' in cross-cultural research.

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Education & Development 

Am I ready to be a distance learner?

Have you wanted to study at a higher level and not been in a position to become a full-time student? Have you wondered if you are ready? Distance learning may open up opportunities for study but you might have not studied for a while, you might be returning to education, or you might not have had the chance to study at a higher level before. Perhaps you lack confidence about where to start or even how prepared you are to study as a distance learner. This free course, Am I ready to be a distance learner?, will boost your confidence while helping you to explore useful skills, and discover how ready you are to study and how to develop your study skills. Having got this far you are already on the road to becoming a distance learner.

Free course
3 hrs
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Education & Development

Am I ready to be a distance learner?

Have you wanted to study at a higher level and not been in a position to become a full-time student? Have you wondered if you are ready? Distance learning may open up opportunities for study but you might have not studied for a while, you might be returning to education, or you might not have had the chance to study at a higher level before. Perhaps you lack confidence about where to start or even how prepared you are to study as a distance learner. This free course, Am I ready to be a distance learner?, will boost your confidence while helping you to explore useful skills, and discover how ready you are to study and how to develop your study skills. Having got this far you are already on the road to becoming a distance learner.

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Am I ready to be a distance learner?

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Education & Development 

Get started with online learning

This free course will explain how you can study online without putting the rest of your life on hold.

Free course
6 hrs
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