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  • The Brits Who Built The Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nathan Kendall/OFTV

    The Brits Who Built The Modern World

    Join us for the series that tells the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects conquered the globe with their high-tech vision

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    Updated on:

    19 Jul 2017

  • The Brits Who Built The Modern World

    The Brits Who Built The Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nathan Kendall/OFTV
    Updated 19 Jul 2017
    Join us for the series that tells the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects conquered the globe with their high-tech vision
  • Can Britain Have a Payrise? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Can Britain Have a Payrise?

    One hundred workers representing all levels of pay face each other in a studio to try and work out whether Britain can have a pay rise.

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    18 Aug 2016

  • Can Britain Have a Payrise?

    Can Britain Have a Payrise? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 18 Aug 2016
    One hundred workers representing all levels of pay face each other in a studio to try and work out whether Britain can have a pay rise.
  • The government's new pension service has one fatal flaw Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license

    The government's new pension service has one fatal flaw

    By Jonquil Lowe

    Can the government's new Pension Wise service really give people the pension freedoms?

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    10 mins

    Updated on:

    20 Feb 2015

  • The government's new pension service has one fatal flaw

    The government's new pension service has one fatal flaw Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license
    Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Feb 2015
    Can the government's new Pension Wise service really give people the pension freedoms?
  • How are life-chances of children at risk in the UK? Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license

    How are life-chances of children at risk in the UK?

    By Dick Skellington

    Five out of 1,000 children in the UK will not live until their fifth birthday, reports Dick Skellington.

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    Updated on:

    15 Sep 2014

  • How are life-chances of children at risk in the UK?

    How are life-chances of children at risk in the UK? Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 15 Sep 2014
    Five out of 1,000 children in the UK will not live until their fifth birthday, reports Dick Skellington.
  • The Rise and Fall of the Slave Trade Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Rise and Fall of the Slave Trade

    By Dr William Hardy

    Dr Will Hardy examines Britain's role in the Atlantic slave trade.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Feb 2014

  • The Rise and Fall of the Slave Trade

    The Rise and Fall of the Slave Trade Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Feb 2014
    Dr Will Hardy examines Britain's role in the Atlantic slave trade.
  • The Brits Who Built The Modern World - Episode three Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nathan Kendall/OFTV

    The Brits Who Built The Modern World - Episode three

    Episode three focuses on the period from the late 90s to the present day.

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    Updated on:

    13 Feb 2014

  • The Brits Who Built The Modern World - Episode three

    The Brits Who Built The Modern World - Episode three Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nathan Kendall/OFTV
    Updated 13 Feb 2014
    Episode three focuses on the period from the late 90s to the present day.
  • OU on the BBC: The Brits Who Built The Modern World ARCHIVE Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nathan Kendall/OFTV

    OU on the BBC: The Brits Who Built The Modern World ARCHIVE

    Join us for the series that tells the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects conquered the...

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    Updated on:

    03 Feb 2014

  • OU on the BBC: The Brits Who Built The Modern World ARCHIVE

    OU on the BBC: The Brits Who Built The Modern World ARCHIVE Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nathan Kendall/OFTV
    Updated 03 Feb 2014
    Join us for the series that tells the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects conquered the globe with their high-tech vision.
  • The Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain – resilience and recovery Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    The Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain – resilience and recovery

    By Prof Richard Blundel

    Quarterly Survey editor Dr Richard Blundel introduces a special issue on the theme of resilience and recovery.

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    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2014

  • The Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain – resilience and recovery

    The Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain – resilience and recovery Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Updated 08 Jan 2014
    Quarterly Survey editor Dr Richard Blundel introduces a special issue on the theme of resilience and recovery.
  • OU on the BBC: Seven Ages Of Britain Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    OU on the BBC: Seven Ages Of Britain

    By The OpenLearn team

    David Dimbleby journeys through the nation’s past, from Iron Age pre-history to the present day. This is a history of...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Sep 2013

  • OU on the BBC: Seven Ages Of Britain

    OU on the BBC: Seven Ages Of Britain Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Sep 2013
    David Dimbleby journeys through the nation’s past, from Iron Age pre-history to the present day. This is a history of British society told not through...
  • Bang Goes The Theory 7: Episode 6 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Thomas Schmitt | Dreamstime.com
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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Feb 2013

  • Bang Goes The Theory 7: Episode 6

    Bang Goes The Theory 7: Episode 6 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Thomas Schmitt | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Updated 25 Feb 2013
    This week the Bang team look at Britain under pressure.

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  • National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840

    What is a ‘nation’? What is a ‘state’? Where have these ideas come from and how have they developed over time? This free course, National identity...

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    4 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    25 Jul 2017

  • National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840

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    National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Victoria & Albert Museum/Bridgeman Images
    Intermediate level Duration 4 hours Updated 25 Jul 2017
    What is a ‘nation’? What is a ‘state’? Where have these ideas come from and how...
  • Late nineteenth-century Britain and America: The people and the empire

    Historians on both sides of the Atlantic have argued that the empire was not an issue of popular interest in late nineteenth-century Britain and...

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    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2016

  • Late nineteenth-century Britain and America: The people and the empire

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    Late nineteenth-century Britain and America: The people and the empire Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 15 Jan 2016
    Historians on both sides of the Atlantic have argued that the empire was not an...
  • Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi

    Regina Jonas (1902-1944), who is now widely recognised as the world’s first female rabbi, was ordained in Nazi Germany in 1935. However, for many years after...

    By The iTunes U team

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    35 mins

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    27 Feb 2013

  • Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi

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    Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Advanced level Duration 35 mins Updated 27 Feb 2013
    Regina Jonas (1902-1944), who is now widely recognised as the world’s first female...

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    The British Isles and the modern world, 1789-1914

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    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    The British Isles in the long nineteenth century was a place of rapid expansion...
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