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  • Can protective headgear increase the risk of injury to rugby players? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Cpl Keenan Zelazoski / US Marines
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Oct 2017

  • Can protective headgear increase the risk of injury to rugby players?

    Can protective headgear increase the risk of injury to rugby players? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Cpl Keenan Zelazoski / US Marines
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Oct 2017
    While cuts and bruises may be avoided, new research suggests that wearing headgear during rugby can put players at greater risk. Andrew Barnes explains his...
  • Methods in Motion: The middle children Creative commons image Icon PersonalCreations.com under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Methods in Motion: The middle children

    By Dr Sarah Crafter

    Dr Sarah Crafter explores how child language brokers act as cultural mediators of identity and belonging.

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    18 Sep 2017

  • Methods in Motion: The middle children

    Methods in Motion: The middle children Creative commons image Icon PersonalCreations.com under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Sep 2017
    Dr Sarah Crafter explores how child language brokers act as cultural mediators of identity and belonging.
  • Are we taking the fun out of reading? Creative commons image Icon Peter Mercator under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Are we taking the fun out of reading?

    By Dr Ingrid Piller

    Enforcing reading on small children - and treating books as unclean - risks putting kids off literacy before they've...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Are we taking the fun out of reading?

    Are we taking the fun out of reading? Creative commons image Icon Peter Mercator under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Enforcing reading on small children - and treating books as unclean - risks putting kids off literacy before they've even started, worries Ingrid Piller.
  • Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help? Creative commons image Icon Ben+Sam under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help?

    By Professor Kenneth Rigby

    Research from Australia suggests there are many reasons why children subjected to bullying don't ask their teachers...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help?

    Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help? Creative commons image Icon Ben+Sam under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Research from Australia suggests there are many reasons why children subjected to bullying don't ask their teachers to get involved. Kenneth Rigby shares...
  • Free School Meals: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Geoff Charles / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru

    Free School Meals: An OpenLearn reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    The provision of a hot meal at lunchtime to pupils is often at the heart of political debate. We dip into some of the...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Apr 2017

  • Free School Meals: An OpenLearn reading list

    Free School Meals: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Geoff Charles / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Apr 2017
    The provision of a hot meal at lunchtime to pupils is often at the heart of political debate. We dip into some of the research around the subject.
  • Family Fortunes: Could you help a family in crisis?

    Families need support for different reasons - and families may need differing approaches to the same challenges....

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    Activity

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Jan 2017

  • Family Fortunes: Could you help a family in crisis?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Jan 2017
    Families need support for different reasons - and families may need differing approaches to the same challenges. How well can you connect families and...
  • Child of Our Time: Try our surveys Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Child of Our Time: Try our surveys

    By John Oates

    How does your sense of self compare with other people? How good are you at performing complex tasks? How do you and...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jan 2017

  • Child of Our Time: Try our surveys

    Child of Our Time: Try our surveys Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Jan 2017
    How does your sense of self compare with other people? How good are you at performing complex tasks? How do you and your children cope with stress? Try our...
  • OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016 Creative commons image Icon Charles Rawding under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The Post Office service which delivers lovers alongside love letters; and what is the Named Person scheme? Free...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Jul 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016 Creative commons image Icon Charles Rawding under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Jul 2016
    The Post Office service which delivers lovers alongside love letters; and what is the Named Person scheme? Free learning from across the day.
  • Do children exercise less in winter? Creative commons image Icon Scorpions & Centaurs under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Do children exercise less in winter?

    New research suggests that when the weather gets colder, and days shorter, children exercise less.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Feb 2016

  • Do children exercise less in winter?

    Do children exercise less in winter? Creative commons image Icon Scorpions & Centaurs under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Feb 2016
    New research suggests that when the weather gets colder, and days shorter, children exercise less.
  • Archive course extract: Attachment theory Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    Archive course extract: Attachment theory

    By The OpenLearn team

    This extract is from a course no longer in presentation at The Open University, and is online for archive purposes...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    11 Jan 2016

  • Archive course extract: Attachment theory

    Archive course extract: Attachment theory Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Jan 2016
    This extract is from a course no longer in presentation at The Open University, and is online for archive purposes only. How do children come to develop...

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  • Play, learning and the brain

    This free course, Play, learning and the brain, examines the area of brain-based learning, with a particular focus on the development of the young...

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    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    12 Oct 2017

  • Play, learning and the brain

    Play, learning and the brain Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 12 Oct 2017
    This free course, Play, learning and the brain, examines the area of brain-based...
  • Exploring books for children: words and pictures

    Many people have fond memories of the stories they encountered in childhood, perhaps especially of those wonderful picture books and illustrated...

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2017

  • Exploring books for children: words and pictures

    Exploring books for children: words and pictures Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Courtesy of Jackie Tuck
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 30 Aug 2017
    Many people have fond memories of the stories they encountered in childhood,...
  • The lottery of birth

    This free course, The lottery of birth, will look at both the big picture of the ‘lottery of birth’ and the smaller, human stories. You will...

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    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Apr 2017

  • The lottery of birth

    The lottery of birth Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © adventtr (via iStockPhoto.com)
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 20 Apr 2017
    This free course, The lottery of birth, will look at both the big picture of the ...
  • Encouraging book talk in the school library

    As adults we sometimes struggle to justify our feelings about particular books, but children are quite clear about what they like and don't like....

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Feb 2017

  • Encouraging book talk in the school library

    Encouraging book talk in the school library Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 04 Feb 2017
    As adults we sometimes struggle to justify our feelings about particular books,...
  • The world of the primary school

    Primary education is a dynamic and exciting area to study and become involved in. This free course, The world of the primary school, introduces the...

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2017

  • The world of the primary school

    The world of the primary school Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © BSIP SA / Alamy Stock Photo
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Jan 2017
    Primary education is a dynamic and exciting area to study and become involved in....
  • Teaching citizenship: Work and the economy

    The issue of 'citizenship, work and the economy' is often neglected in everyday discussions of citizenship. But a moment's reflection should...

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    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2016

  • Teaching citizenship: Work and the economy

    Teaching citizenship: Work and the economy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 23 Aug 2016
    The issue of 'citizenship, work and the economy' is often neglected in everyday...
  • Parents as partners

    In this free course we look at the notion of parents as partners. We identify a cluster of reasons why partnership is considered important - for...

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    Free course

    16 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Apr 2016

  • Parents as partners

    Parents as partners Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 16 hours Updated 15 Apr 2016
    In this free course we look at the notion of parents as partners. We identify a...
  • Children and violence: An introductory, international and interdisciplinary approach

    Children are subject to many forms of adversity, for example, poverty or ill health. However, a significant form of adversity experienced by...

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    Free course

    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    07 Mar 2016

  • Issues in research with children and young people

    This free course, Issues in research with children and young people, considers the aims and range of research with children and young people....

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    7 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2016

  • Issues in research with children and young people

    Issues in research with children and young people
    Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 17 Feb 2016
    This free course, Issues in research with children and young people, considers the...
  • Knowledge in everyday life

    This free course, Knowledge in everyday life, is designed to help those working with children between the ages of 3 and 8. You will be encouraged...

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    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Knowledge in everyday life

    Knowledge in everyday life Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    This free course, Knowledge in everyday life, is designed to help those working...

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    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 11 Dec 2017
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    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 11 Dec 2017
    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

    Certificate in Working Together for Children

    Certificate in Working Together for Children Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England)

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools

    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Do you work in a primary school supporting children’s learning? This is one of the...

    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice

    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    The role of healthcare support worker is fulfilling and increasingly challenging,...

    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning

    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Teaching assistants and classroom support staff represent one of the fastest...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Childhood Practice

    Diploma of Higher Education in Childhood Practice Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    The first few years of children’s lives are crucial to their development and...
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