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Learning to Teach

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Introductory Level Duration 30 mins Updated 07 May 2013
Would you give up a successful broadcasting career to become a teacher? What are the challenges facing modern teachers? Becoming a teacher requires...

The Bottom Line - The economic powerhouse

The Bottom Line - The economic powerhouse Copyrighted image Credit: Axstokes | Dreamstime.com
Introductory Level Updated 19 Feb 2013
Evan and guests discuss the challenges of doing business in and out of Africa.

This sporting life: making connections

This sporting life: making connections Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Apr 2012
Kath Woodward argues that sport is not only about performance, competition, winning and losing; it is also deeply embedded in social relations

BBC/OU Creative Climate short film competition 2011

BBC/OU Creative Climate short film competition 2011 Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Nov 2011
Dr Joe Smith introduces the winners of the Creative Climate student short film competition run by the BBC and OU during 2011.

The Code: Grandmaster of Mosaics

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The Code: Grandmaster of Mosaics
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jul 2011
Deep in the dusty pages of an ancient tome is a legend centuries old that only you can overcome. Do you have the ability to identify symmetries and...

Pi postcard solution: How much space does a mouse need?

Pi postcard solution: How much space does a mouse need? Creative commons image Credit: andrew c mace under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jul 2011
If you needed to lengthen some string tied round the earth for a mouse to sneak through, how much more string would you need?

Business Bursts: Failure

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Business Bursts: Failure Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Apr 2011
There's many reasons why even great companies can fail—and a difficult economy can exacerbate the problems

David Wild on the opportunity in the wrong place, wrong time

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David Wild on the opportunity in the wrong place, wrong time Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Mar 2011
"This year, we won't have the problem of the World Cup but we can still have the summer sale"

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Veiling: Tradition, Identity and Fashion

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Advanced Level Duration 35 mins Updated 22 Feb 2013
Why do Muslim women wear the hijab? How do they reconcile different approaches to veiling between generations, across different geographical...