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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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OU course extracts and exclusive free courses
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...
Continuity and learning
Duration 12 hours
Updated 10 Feb 2015
This OpenLearn course has a practical and professional development focus. You will explore interactive dimensions of workplace learning: how people...
Become an OU student.
Change your life with a qualification
Duration 3600 hours
Updated 03 Sep 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...