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  • Child work and education Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Child work and education

    By Dr Leslie Groves

    Around the world 246 million children work. And when work gets in the way of school, the impact this can be huge

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 May 2006

  • Child work and education

    Child work and education Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 May 2006
    Around the world 246 million children work. And when work gets in the way of school, the impact this can be huge
  • How powerful is people power? Creative commons image Icon By Ibai Lemon via Flickr under Creatuive Commons licence under Creative-Commons license

    How powerful is people power?

    By Anita Roddick, John Sauven, Dr Alan Hudson, Barry Coates

    The late Anita Roddick explored the strength of 'people power' for the Open University series Ever Wondered. We delve...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Aug 2005

  • How powerful is people power?

    How powerful is people power? Creative commons image Icon By Ibai Lemon via Flickr under Creatuive Commons licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Aug 2005
    The late Anita Roddick explored the strength of 'people power' for the Open University series Ever Wondered. We delve into what she discovered
  • OU on the BBC: Word4Word Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Jul 2005

  • OU on the BBC: Word4Word

    OU on the BBC: Word4Word Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Jul 2005
    How does the English language change from place to place - and why?
  • The last of a disappointing series Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tom Hewitt

    The last of a disappointing series

    By Tom Hewitt

    Too late in his run, Lord Broer's final Reith Lecture recognises that not all technological progress is positive,...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 May 2005

  • The last of a disappointing series

    The last of a disappointing series Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tom Hewitt
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 May 2005
    Too late in his run, Lord Broer's final Reith Lecture recognises that not all technological progress is positive, says Tom Hewitt.
  • Leaping forward into the dark Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tom Hewitt

    Leaping forward into the dark

    By Tom Hewitt

    Are human needs shaping technology, or are a few enjoying technology for its own sake? Tom Hewitt respons to Lord...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Apr 2005

  • Leaping forward into the dark

    Leaping forward into the dark Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tom Hewitt
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Apr 2005
    Are human needs shaping technology, or are a few enjoying technology for its own sake? Tom Hewitt respons to Lord Broer's first Reith Lecture.
  • The Big Question: How easy is it for refugees to return home? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2005

  • The Big Question: How easy is it for refugees to return home?

    The Big Question: How easy is it for refugees to return home? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 21 Mar 2005
    The end of the civil war in Somalialand means refugees could start returning home - but it's not that simple.
  • Enough Giving? Charity, Aid & Development Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Enough Giving? Charity, Aid & Development

    By Dr Matt Smith

    Here, Doctor Matt Smith gives his personal perspective on the interplay between charity, aid and development.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Feb 2005

  • Enough Giving? Charity, Aid & Development

    Enough Giving? Charity, Aid & Development Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Feb 2005
    Here, Doctor Matt Smith gives his personal perspective on the interplay between charity, aid and development.
  • The HIV AIDS Challenges - in full Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    The HIV AIDS Challenges - in full

    By Dr Susan Fawssett

    Susan Fawssett introduces a series of articles on the challenge of HIV AIDS, including the hold it has taken in...

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jan 2005

  • The HIV AIDS Challenges - in full

    The HIV AIDS Challenges - in full Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 26 Jan 2005
    Susan Fawssett introduces a series of articles on the challenge of HIV AIDS, including the hold it has taken in developing countries, the socio-economic...
  • Deeper In Debt: How the Poor Aid The Rich Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Deeper In Debt: How the Poor Aid The Rich

    By Dr Joseph Hanlon

    In this 2005 article, senior Open University lecturer Joe Hanlon asks 'How does debt cancel out the positive benefits...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2005

  • Deeper In Debt: How the Poor Aid The Rich

    Deeper In Debt: How the Poor Aid The Rich Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Jan 2005
    In this 2005 article, senior Open University lecturer Joe Hanlon asks 'How does debt cancel out the positive benefits of aid?'
  • The Big Question: Why do we get into debt? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Big Question: Why do we get into debt?

    By The Big Question team

    The question of debt is never far from the news. The Big Question asks 'Why do people, companies and countries get...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2005

  • The Big Question: Why do we get into debt?

    The Big Question: Why do we get into debt? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jan 2005
    The question of debt is never far from the news. The Big Question asks 'Why do people, companies and countries get into debt in the first place?' 

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    Concept to clinic

    Concept to clinic Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module provides an overview of the drug discovery and development process...

    Introduction to clinical leadership

    Introductory level Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 01 May 2017
    This 25-hour course is aimed at doctors, nurses or allied health professionals...

    Conflict and development

    Conflict and development Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 11 Apr 2019
    Conflict is found in all societies and takes a variety of forms. Any development...

    Language, literacy and learning

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    This module is for people interested in exploring English language, literacy...

    Strategic capabilities for technological innovation

    Strategic capabilities for technological innovation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 12 Apr 2018
    The need for ongoing technological innovation has become a strategic necessity for...

    Software engineering

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 11 Oct 2018
    This online module explores the advanced concepts and techniques used throughout...

    Software development

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 12 Apr 2018
    This online module explores the principles and techniques of software development....
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