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  • History offers Britain an important lesson on shutting down immigration Creative commons image Icon Alisdare Hickson under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
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    18 Apr 2018

  • History offers Britain an important lesson on shutting down immigration

    History offers Britain an important lesson on shutting down immigration Creative commons image Icon Alisdare Hickson under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Apr 2018
    Britain’s struggle to come to terms with immigration is starting to look like a case of history repeating itself argues Dr Tendayi Bloom and Dr...
  • Avoid being held to ransom by SamSam Creative commons image Icon Geoffrey Meyer-van Voorthuijsen under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Avoid being held to ransom by SamSam

    By Mike Richards

    The city of Atlanta was shut down by a ransomware attack - what should you do to avoid being a victim of similar...

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Avoid being held to ransom by SamSam

    Avoid being held to ransom by SamSam Creative commons image Icon Geoffrey Meyer-van Voorthuijsen under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Apr 2018
    The city of Atlanta was shut down by a ransomware attack - what should you do to avoid being a victim of similar attacks?
  • United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP21 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP21

    By Dr Joe Smith

    This interactive map is a world first. It gives you the chance to explore a major international meeting on climate...

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    Take part now: United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP21 about Managing projects through people

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    30 mins

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    24 Apr 2018

  • United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP21

    United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP21 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 24 Apr 2018
    This interactive map is a world first. It gives you the chance to explore a major international meeting on climate change as if you were there. 
  • Why school-based sex education isn’t inclusive enough Creative commons image Icon Virhemarginaali Podcast under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Why school-based sex education isn’t inclusive enough

    By Dr Philippa Waterhouse, Sarah Burkill

    Only a small minority of LGBT young people learn about sexual health in the classroom, which could put them...

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    20 Apr 2018

  • Why school-based sex education isn’t inclusive enough

    Why school-based sex education isn’t inclusive enough Creative commons image Icon Virhemarginaali Podcast under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Apr 2018
    Only a small minority of LGBT young people learn about sexual health in the classroom, which could put them at risk. 
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    How can we help you?

    Do you have a question that you'd like to ask the OpenLearn team? Look no further, we're here to help.

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    20 Apr 2018

  • How can we help you?

    How can we help you? Creative commons image Icon Pixabay under CC0 licence under Creative-Commons license Updated content
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    Do you have a question that you'd like to ask the OpenLearn team? Look no further, we're here to help.
  • Civilisations Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nutopia

    Civilisations

    Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga explore the visual culture of societies around the globe.

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    19 Apr 2018

  • Civilisations

    Civilisations Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nutopia Updated content
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    Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga explore the visual culture of societies around the globe.
  • Hacking under your skin? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Engin_Akyurt

    Hacking under your skin?

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    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.

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    19 Apr 2018

  • Hacking under your skin?

    Hacking under your skin? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Engin_Akyurt New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2018
    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.
  • How can you turn desert into farmland? Creative commons image Icon Tim Zachernuk under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    How can you turn desert into farmland?

    By Richard Blaustein

    Soil is not just dirt but a living system with many important functions. Degraded soils impact on food production,...

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    19 Apr 2018

  • How can you turn desert into farmland?

    How can you turn desert into farmland? Creative commons image Icon Tim Zachernuk under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 19 Apr 2018
    Soil is not just dirt but a living system with many important functions. Degraded soils impact on food production, erosion, and more, affecting the lives of...
  • Soil as the book of nature Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Engin_akyurt

    Soil as the book of nature

    By Dr Yoseph Araya

    Our planet is largely covered with soil, and like sunlight and water we tend to take it for granted, and not give it...

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  • Soil as the book of nature

    Soil as the book of nature Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Engin_akyurt Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2018
    Our planet is largely covered with soil, and like sunlight and water we tend to take it for granted, and not give it the respect it deserves.
  • Review: Europe Reset Creative commons image Icon Dino Giordano under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Review: Europe Reset

    By Richard Berry

    In Europe Reset: New Directions for the EU, Richard Youngs looks at the issue of democracy in Europe, identifying a...

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    18 Apr 2018

  • Review: Europe Reset

    Review: Europe Reset Creative commons image Icon Dino Giordano under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Apr 2018
    In Europe Reset: New Directions for the EU, Richard Youngs looks at the issue of democracy in Europe, identifying a crisis rooted in alienation from the...

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  • The science behind wheeled sports

    This free course, The science behind wheeled sports, focuses on cycling and wheelchair racing: what we might collectively call wheeled sports. The...

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    This free course, The science behind wheeled sports, focuses on cycling and...
  • How teams work

    This free course, How teams work, provides an introduction to working in virtual project teams by explaining terms and concepts related to teams...

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  • How teams work

    How teams work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Updated content
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    This free course, How teams work, provides an introduction to working in virtual...
  • Open education

    There are many different 'flavours' or interpretations of what openness means in education. This free course, Open education, is an example of a...

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    Advanced level Duration 60 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    There are many different 'flavours' or interpretations of what openness means in...
  • Surfaces

    Surfaces are a special class of topological spaces that crop up in many places in the world of mathematics. In this free course, you will learn to...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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  • Surfaces

    Surfaces Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Updated content
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    Surfaces are a special class of topological spaces that crop up in many places in...
  • Asset allocation in investment

    This course looks at how to take investor objectives and constraints and turn them into a portfolio which aims at achieving an expected return and...

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  • Asset allocation in investment

    Asset allocation in investment Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © TERADAT SANTIVIVUT/iStockphoto.com Updated content
    Advanced level Duration 9 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    This course looks at how to take investor objectives and constraints and turn them...
  • From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?

    This free course, From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?, sets the experience of Brexit in the context of the UK. It first analyses Brexit as a...

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    24 Apr 2018

  • From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?

    From Brexit to the break-up of Britain? Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    This free course, From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?, sets the experience of...
  • Learning to code for data analysis

    This free course will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line of code at a time. You'll learn how to access open data, clean it...

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Learning to code for data analysis

    Learning to code for data analysis Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    This free course will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line...
  • Leadership and followership

    This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes a good leader, recognise common leadership challenges, and...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Leadership and followership

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes...
  • Forensic psychology

    In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Forensic psychology

    Forensic psychology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: RichLegg Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can...
  • Smart cities

    This free course will help you to navigate your own path through the complex landscape of smart cities. You’ll hear from smart city innovators and...

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Smart cities

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    This free course will help you to navigate your own path through the complex...

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

    Duration 3600 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move....

    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education

    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths...

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Certificate in Promoting Public Health

    Certificate in Promoting Public Health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 600 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities,...

    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years

    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

    Professional Certificate in Accounting

    Professional Certificate in Accounting Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 600 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    This Professional Certificate in Accounting is ideal if you want a route into the...

    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    This course enables you to top up your knowledge and skills to honours degree...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences

    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    If you’re interested in human biology, psychology and health, or you are thinking...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Computing and IT

    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...
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