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  • The Story Of Maths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Story Of Maths

    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of man's relationship with numbers.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 Jan 2018

  • The Story Of Maths

    The Story Of Maths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC New content
    Introductory level Updated 08 Jan 2018
    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of man's relationship with numbers.
  • More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    More or Less

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    5 mins

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    08 Jan 2018

  • More or Less

    More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jan 2018
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October Creative commons image Icon Wikimedia under Creative-Commons license

    Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October

    By Mike Richards

    Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 Oct 2017

  • Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October

    Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October Creative commons image Icon Wikimedia under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Oct 2017
    Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their role in the 19th century development of...
  • Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The image is a drawn diagram from an academic at the OU

    Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics

    By Katie Chicot

    Mathematician and tutor, Katie Chicot, questions the role of "certainty" within the realm of statistical data....

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    06 Oct 2017

  • Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics

    Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The image is a drawn diagram from an academic at the OU
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Oct 2017
    Mathematician and tutor, Katie Chicot, questions the role of "certainty" within the realm of statistical data. She interviews Carol Calvert on the...
  • Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present

    By Katie Chicot

    Test your puzzle-solving ability with incredibly immersive and interactive puzzles from The Open University and UKMT

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    31 Aug 2017

  • Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present

    Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 Aug 2017
    Test your puzzle-solving ability with incredibly immersive and interactive puzzles from The Open University and UKMT
  • Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical Creative commons image Icon Wellcome Library, London under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Jul 2017

  • Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical

    Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical Creative commons image Icon Wellcome Library, London under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jul 2017
    Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical was published 330 years ago today. To mark the anniversary, here's Newton's original...
  • Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections? Creative commons image Icon Peter Miller under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    07 Jun 2017

  • Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections?

    Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections? Creative commons image Icon Peter Miller under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jun 2017
    First past the post - the tradition in UK general elections - isn't a great way to deliver the most agreeable result. Cristoph Borgers suggests we make it...
  • More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com

    More or Less

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    26 Jul 2016

  • More or Less

    More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jul 2016
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • More or Less - Summer 2015 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com

    More or Less - Summer 2015

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    12 Feb 2016

  • More or Less - Summer 2015

    More or Less - Summer 2015 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2016
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • More or Less: Winter 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com

    More or Less: Winter 2016

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    12 Feb 2016

  • More or Less: Winter 2016

    More or Less: Winter 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2016
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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  • Returning to STEM

    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to help you get back into a career in science, technology,...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    04 Jan 2018

  • Returning to STEM

    Returning to STEM
    Advanced level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Jan 2018
    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to...
  • Teaching secondary mathematics

    This free course, Teaching secondary mathematics, will identify and explore some of the key issues around teaching mathematics in secondary schools...

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    11 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    22 Jun 2016

  • Teaching secondary mathematics

    Teaching secondary mathematics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: (c) istockphoto.com / Catherine Yeulet
    Advanced level Duration 11 hours Updated 22 Jun 2016
    This free course, Teaching secondary mathematics, will identify and explore some...

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    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education

    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    As well as being fascinating and intellectually rewarding, the study of...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    From economic policy to scientific advancement, mathematics is indispensable to...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

    Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    Mathematics and statistics are vital in modern society, and indispensable to...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    Mathematics education has long been a government priority. This unique degree...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Statistics

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Statistics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    Mathematics and statistics play an important role in almost every area of life,...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Physics

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Physics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This degree covers an equal amount of topics in mathematics and science,...

    Essential mathematics 1

    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    This key introductory module provides a broad and enjoyable foundation for...

    Practical modern statistics

    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    The module introduces four major topics of modern applied statistics: medical...

    Mathematical thinking in schools

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module is designed to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of...
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