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  • Would you buy a secondhand MINT from this economist? Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license

    Would you buy a secondhand MINT from this economist?

    By Alan Shipman

    Predicting which nations will take off in the 21st century can be a random process. Alan Shipman explains.

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    Updated on:

    21 Jan 2014

  • Would you buy a secondhand MINT from this economist?

    Would you buy a secondhand MINT from this economist? Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 21 Jan 2014
    Predicting which nations will take off in the 21st century can be a random process. Alan Shipman explains.
  • Design Behind the Bike

    The Design Behind the Bike Series explores the effect of science and technology on cycling and explores how the development in technology has changed bike...

    By The iTunes U team

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    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Nov 2013

  • Design Behind the Bike

    Design Behind the Bike Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 05 Nov 2013
    The Design Behind the Bike Series explores the effect of science and technology on...
  • Does longevity have a role in clothing? Creative commons image Icon Stephen Burch under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Does longevity have a role in clothing?

    By Charles Ross

    Making clothes overseas needn't be a bad thing - providing the items aren't throwaway.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Oct 2013

  • Does longevity have a role in clothing?

    Does longevity have a role in clothing? Creative commons image Icon Stephen Burch under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Oct 2013
    Making clothes overseas needn't be a bad thing - providing the items aren't throwaway.
  • The Bill Gates of Africa Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    The Bill Gates of Africa

    By Dr Leslie Budd, Herman Chinery-Hesse

    Herman Chinery-Hesse, co-founder of the Ghanian software company theSOFTtribe, discusses software development in...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Feb 2013

  • The Bill Gates of Africa

    The Bill Gates of Africa Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Updated 21 Feb 2013
    Herman Chinery-Hesse, co-founder of the Ghanian software company theSOFTtribe, discusses software development in Africa.
  • Mobile Africa Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Mobile Africa

    By Dr Leslie Budd, Michael Joseph

    Michael Joseph, Managing Director of Mobile Money at Vodafone, discusses how mobile phone technology is contributing...

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    Video

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Feb 2013

  • Mobile Africa

    Mobile Africa Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Updated 13 Feb 2013
    Michael Joseph, Managing Director of Mobile Money at Vodafone, discusses how mobile phone technology is contributing to major developments in Africa.
  • Brownfield land: barren, or buzzing? Creative commons image Icon Photo by Hugh Venables / CC BY-SA 2.0 under Creative-Commons license

    Brownfield land: barren, or buzzing?

    Pioneering environmentalist Chris Baines discusses the value of brownfield sites for wildlife

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Sep 2012

  • Brownfield land: barren, or buzzing?

    Brownfield land: barren, or buzzing? Creative commons image Icon Photo by Hugh Venables / CC BY-SA 2.0 under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Sep 2012
    Pioneering environmentalist Chris Baines discusses the value of brownfield sites for wildlife
  • Charles Dickens: Celebrity Author

    Charles Dickens was not only the most famous writer of his day, but, during the second half of his career, also a prominent public figure known through his...

    By The iTunes U team

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    1 hour 15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Feb 2012

  • Charles Dickens: Celebrity Author

    Charles Dickens: Celebrity Author Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2012
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 03 Feb 2012
    Charles Dickens was not only the most famous writer of his day, but, during the...
  • Evan Davis: Reflections on the British Economy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    Evan Davis: Reflections on the British Economy

    By Evan Davis

    An overview of the British economy - and the risks and opportunities for the future - from Evan Davis.

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    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Nov 2011

  • Evan Davis: Reflections on the British Economy

    Evan Davis: Reflections on the British Economy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 11 Nov 2011
    An overview of the British economy - and the risks and opportunities for the future - from Evan Davis.
  • Thinking Allowed - Human capabilities Creative commons image Icon broken thoughts under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Thinking Allowed - Human capabilities

    By The OpenLearn team

    In the last of the current run of co-productions, Thinking Allowed hears of a different way of measuring a nation's...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Jul 2011

  • Thinking Allowed - Human capabilities

    Thinking Allowed - Human capabilities Creative commons image Icon broken thoughts under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Jul 2011
    In the last of the current run of co-productions, Thinking Allowed hears of a different way of measuring a nation's progress.
  • Project for Awesome

    By The OpenLearn team

    The Open University is the only university to be chosen worldwide to take part in YouTube’s Project for Awesome...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Dec 2010

  • Project for Awesome

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Dec 2010
    The Open University is the only university to be chosen worldwide to take part in YouTube’s Project for Awesome 2010 - an initiative to promote...

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People

    Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    This practice-based diploma course is the qualification for you if you’re living...

    Foundation Degree in Early Years

    Foundation Degree in Early Years Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    The first few years of children’s lives are crucial to their development and...

    Foundation Degree in Combined Professional Studies

    Duration 2400 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    The Foundation Degree in Combined Professional Studies is an extremely flexible...

    Foundation Degree in Working with Young People

    Foundation Degree in Working with Young People Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    If you work with young people as a volunteer or in a paid role, the Foundation...

    Foundation Degree in Retail Management

    Foundation Degree in Retail Management Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    Retail is a dynamic, global industry – with innovative new markets constantly...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Engineering

    Diploma of Higher Education in Engineering Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    Engineering is at the heart of the built environment, and plays a central role in...

    Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

    Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    From microscopic electronic devices to super structures like dams, bridges and...

    BA (Honours) Business Studies

    BA (Honours) Business Studies Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What’s...

    BA (Honours) International Studies

    BA  (Honours) International Studies Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: cegoh / Pixabay
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    Our world is divided into many different societies. Yet it is increasingly...

    BA (Honours) Childhood and Youth Studies

    BA (Honours) Childhood and Youth Studies Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    What makes young people tick? What shapes and influences children’s development?...
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