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  • Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Mar 2018

  • How happiness is challenging GDP as the measure of a country’s health

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Mar 2018
    The 2018 World Happiness Report found Finland as the worlds happiest country which proves income does not necessarily lead to happiness says ...
  • Article

    Updated on:

    01 Mar 2018

  • Britain’s dark history of criminalising the homeless

    Updated 01 Mar 2018
    How will the current anti-homeless laws and strategies affect the increasing number of people with no fixed abode? Victoria Cooper and Daniel...
  • Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Feb 2018

  • Children are at risk from junk food advertisements on social media

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Feb 2018
    Unethical online advertising is a significant factor in the growing child obesity crisis, says Mimi Tatlow-Golden, Amandine Garde and...
  • Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • Revealed: what sexism in call centres can teach us about sexism in society

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    Call centres operate on the sexist attitudes embedded in society argues Dr Anna Kristina Hultgren, Senior Lecturer in English Language and Applied...
  • Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Jan 2018

  • How gender equality can help fix the construction industry

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Jan 2018
    Women account for under 1% of the construction workforce, but with data pointing to significant industry skills shortages by 2020, ...
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    Future of Empowerment

    By Dr Peter Bloom, Dr Cinzia Priola, Dr Paul Walley, Dr Charles Barthold

    This documentary looks at the future of empowerment – specifically at the ways new technologies can be used to...

    Watch now: Future of Empowerment about Managing projects through people

    Video

    50 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Nov 2017

  • Future of Empowerment

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    Future of Empowerment Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 50 mins Updated 15 Nov 2017
    This documentary looks at the future of empowerment – specifically at the ways new technologies can be used to empower people to transform their lives, the...
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    Learning How To Learn: Words from the Wise

    By Dr David Hann

    Considering distance learning? Be inspired by some of the world's greatest writers, philosophers and leaders...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Oct 2017

  • Learning How To Learn: Words from the Wise

    Learning How To Learn: Words from the Wise Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public Domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Oct 2017
    Considering distance learning? Be inspired by some of the world's greatest writers, philosophers and leaders throughout history with these reflective quotes...
  • Thoroughly Modern Millennials

    By Steve Woods

    How do Millennials want to learn? Does their use of new technologies require a more contemporary educational system?

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jul 2017

  • Thoroughly Modern Millennials

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 13 Jul 2017
    How do Millennials want to learn? Does their use of new technologies require a more contemporary educational system?
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    What is National Insurance and what is it used for?

    By Jonquil Lowe

    Before Phillip Hammond backed down on his plans to change National Insurance rates for the self-employed, the OU's...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Mar 2017

  • What is National Insurance and what is it used for?

    What is National Insurance and what is it used for? Creative commons image Icon By comedy_nose via Flickr under Creative Commons license under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Mar 2017
    Before Phillip Hammond backed down on his plans to change National Insurance rates for the self-employed, the OU's Jonquil Lowe explored why the proposals...
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    Remembering Peter and John

    By Dr Daniel Weinbren

    In the light of the recent deaths of two colleagues in Social Sciences, we have put together collective obituaries to...

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    Article

    Updated on:

    13 Mar 2017

  • Remembering Peter and John

    Remembering Peter and John Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
    Updated 13 Mar 2017
    In the light of the recent deaths of two colleagues in Social Sciences, we have put together collective obituaries to remember their careers supporting...