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  • What are your views about technologies to support and assess writing skills? [Awards to be won]

    What are your views about technologies to support and assess writing skills? [Awards to be won] Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: TeSLA New content
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    We are inviting all students and professionals to present their views about technology-supported approaches to assessment in a two-step study by June 25th,...
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  • History offers Britain an important lesson on shutting down immigration

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    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...
  • Match report: England v Scotland, 1872

    The first international football match took place between England & Scotland in Glasgow, on November 30th 1872....

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  • Match report: England v Scotland, 1872

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    The first international football match took place between England & Scotland in Glasgow, on November 30th 1872. Here's how it went.
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    Gender, IT and economic growth

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    Does gender matter to the world's fastest growing economies? Parvati Raghuram explores how the labour driving many...

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    Does gender matter to the world's fastest growing economies? Parvati Raghuram explores how the labour driving many Rising Powers is gendered.
  • Why smart leaders allow a bit of football frenzy

    By Maude Lavanchy, Ina Togel

    In some workplaces over the coming weeks, heads will be down over streams of Sweden v South Korea rather than...

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    In some workplaces over the coming weeks, heads will be down over streams of Sweden v South Korea rather than spreadsheets. But for a productive workplace, a...
  • Why Russia is hoping for a good World Cup

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    After the doping and hooligan scandals that have taken the shine off previous events, Vitaly Kazakov explains why...

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    After the doping and hooligan scandals that have taken the shine off previous events, Vitaly Kazakov explains why Russia is hoping for better this time round.
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  • The civil engineer's fear of the penalty shoot-out: Predicting the World Cup

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    Civil Engineering uses a lot of predictions; World Cups generate a lot of predictions. Charles MacRobert brings the two worlds together.
  • The World Cup has already been won... by Karpatalja

    By Dr Joel Rookwood

    Tomorrow FIFA's version of the World Cup kicks off in Russia. But the CONIFA cup has already been played for and won....

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  • The World Cup has already been won... by Karpatalja

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    Tomorrow FIFA's version of the World Cup kicks off in Russia. But the CONIFA cup has already been played for and won. Joel Rookwood explains more.
  • Should the NHS fund it?

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    The NHS and government has to decide whether to fund certain healthcare treatments or services. Would you fund...

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    The NHS and government has to decide whether to fund certain healthcare treatments or services. Would you fund the following ten big issues? Vote...
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    NHS at 70

    Live from a hospital, Nick Robinson and Anita Rani ask the NHS' big questions on its 70th birthday.

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    Live from a hospital, Nick Robinson and Anita Rani ask the NHS' big questions on its 70th birthday.

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  • An introduction to electronics

    Electronics is fundamental to modern life. Using an interactive website, videos, and easy-to-use electronic circuit design and simulation software,...

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    Electronics is fundamental to modern life. Using an interactive website, videos,...
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    Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness

    This free course, Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness, explores the personal skills that underpin so much work in sport...

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    We ask the question ‘Can renewable energy sources power the world?’ as a response to the growing awareness that increased use of renewable energy...

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    We ask the question ‘Can renewable energy sources power the world?’ as a response...
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    Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease

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    The science of nuclear energy

    This free course, The science of nuclear energy, will delve into the science behind nuclear power and explain what happens inside a nuclear reactor...

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    Collisions and conservation laws

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    Starting with law: An overview of the law

    The law is an interesting and lively subject that touches upon all aspects of everyday life. But how are laws in the UK made and who makes them?...

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    Animals at the extremes: The desert environment

    Animal life has adapted to survive in the most unlikely and inhospitable habitats. This free course, Animals at the extremes: The desert...

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    Animal life has adapted to survive in the most unlikely and inhospitable habitats....
  • The business of football

    Welcome to this free course, The business of football, produced by The Open University working in partnership with The English Football League...

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    The science of evolution

    This free course debates the issues surrounding the science of evolution and religion.

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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    Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move....

    Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management

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    What makes a top-flight sports coach or fitness instructor? This Certificate...

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    You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths...

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

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    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

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    Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities,...

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    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Computing and IT

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    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...
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