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Games, Geeks and the Parent's Dilemma

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Games, Geeks and the Parent's Dilemma Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 06 Sep 2012
Video games are an everyday part of our children’s lives today. But many parents have concerns about the time their children spend gaming, and...

At a loss

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At a loss Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2011
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 11 Nov 2011
In the UK, on average, 17 babies die every day. Six of those babies will have been born alive and lived for a short time. 11 will have died before...

Darwin and Inheritance

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Darwin and Inheritance Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 26 Mar 2010
How are genetic traits handed down through generations? How did you inherit your grandfather's red hair whilst your parents are both black-haired?...

TESSA: Being a Professional

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TESSA: Being a Professional Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Dec 2008
Teachers are the largest professionally trained group in the world numbering over 59 million. But what does being a professional mean for teachers?...

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Physical activity: a family affair

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Physical activity: a family affair Copyrighted image Credit: © Cade Martin/Getty Images
Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 01 Oct 2013
This unit aims to explore the effects that the family has on the amount and nature of physical activity a child participates in. The beliefs and...

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Certificate in Working Together for Children

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Certificate in Working Together for Children Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 31 Oct 2014
Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and values in a wide range of topics such as communication, transitions,...

Certificate of Higher Education in Early Years Professional Practice

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Certificate of Higher Education in Early Years Professional Practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 31 Oct 2014
If you work with young children aged from birth to seven years and want to develop your practice and professional skills, this certificate could be...

Researching mathematics learning

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Researching mathematics learning Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Masters level Duration 600 hours Updated 31 Oct 2014 Register by 17 Sep 2015
This module offers valuable insight into the teaching and learning of mathematics for anyone involved – from classroom assistants and teachers to...