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  • OU on the BBC: More or Less - Polls, nuns, life partners Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Presiyan Panayotov | Dreamstime.com

    OU on the BBC: More or Less - Polls, nuns, life partners

    More or Less looks at the supposed increase in catholic nuns, polling data and the best way to find a life partner....

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Apr 2015

  • OU on the BBC: More or Less - Polls, nuns, life partners

    OU on the BBC: More or Less - Polls, nuns, life partners Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Presiyan Panayotov | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Apr 2015
    More or Less looks at the supposed increase in catholic nuns, polling data and the best way to find a life partner. 
  • Is democracy a good thing? Creative commons image Icon Radub85 | Dreamstime.com under Creative-Commons license

    Is democracy a good thing?

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Is democracy the best way to select who runs our country? Is it unequivocally a good thing? Professor Derek Matravers...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    27 Apr 2015

  • Is democracy a good thing?

    Is democracy a good thing? Creative commons image Icon Radub85 | Dreamstime.com under Creative-Commons license
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Apr 2015
    Is democracy the best way to select who runs our country? Is it unequivocally a good thing? Professor Derek Matravers discusses Plato's argument against...
  • There’s more to primary school place shortages than the cost of free schools Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license

    There’s more to primary school place shortages than the cost of free schools

    By Dr Jacqueline Baxter

    Is the crisis over primary school places solely due to the Conservative's free school programme? Jacqueline Baxter...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Apr 2015

  • There’s more to primary school place shortages than the cost of free schools

    There’s more to primary school place shortages than the cost of free schools Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Apr 2015
    Is the crisis over primary school places solely due to the Conservative's free school programme? Jacqueline Baxter discusses all the factors that have led to...
  • The Election Debate Visualisation Project Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: EDV Project / Party leader images CC Plaid Cymru / Edinburgh Greens / Scottish Government / Gage Skidmore / Ed Miliband

    The Election Debate Visualisation Project

    Even though social media is thoroughly embedded in voters’ culture we have yet to come up with an engaging,...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2015

  • The Election Debate Visualisation Project

    The Election Debate Visualisation Project Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: EDV Project / Party leader images CC Plaid Cymru / Edinburgh Greens / Scottish Government / Gage Skidmore / Ed Miliband
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Apr 2015
    Even though social media is thoroughly embedded in voters’ culture we have yet to come up with an engaging, interactive way to share our feedback on election...
  • Liberals saw their chance to build on an abandoned middle ground Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Davidwatmough | Dreamstime.com

    Liberals saw their chance to build on an abandoned middle ground

    By Alan Shipman

    In the lead up to the 2015 General Election, Alan Shipman looks back at how the Liberals built on the abandoned...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2015

  • Liberals saw their chance to build on an abandoned middle ground

    Liberals saw their chance to build on an abandoned middle ground Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Davidwatmough | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Apr 2015
    In the lead up to the 2015 General Election, Alan Shipman looks back at how the Liberals built on the abandoned middle ground.
  • The Conservative Manifesto - Then and Now Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Newsfocus1 | Dreamstime.com

    The Conservative Manifesto - Then and Now

    By Alan Shipman

    Alan Shipman looks back at the 1979 Conservative Manifesto and compares it to their modern day manifesto.

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2015

  • The Conservative Manifesto - Then and Now

    The Conservative Manifesto - Then and Now Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Newsfocus1 | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Apr 2015
    Alan Shipman looks back at the 1979 Conservative Manifesto and compares it to their modern day manifesto.
  • Education and the General Election of 1979

    By Dr Frank Monaghan

    Dr Frank Monaghan looks back at the immediate run-up to the 1979 general election which led to a massive shake-up in...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2015

  • Education and the General Election of 1979

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Apr 2015
    Dr Frank Monaghan looks back at the immediate run-up to the 1979 general election which led to a massive shake-up in education, the consequences of which are...
  • How(e) 'Labour Isn't Working' did the job for the Conservatives Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Chris Ware / stringer

    How(e) 'Labour Isn't Working' did the job for the Conservatives

    By Alan Shipman

    Alan Shipman discusses how Saatchi and Saatchi's 'Labour Isn't Working' campaign became the poster-child of political...

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Mar 2015

  • How(e) 'Labour Isn't Working' did the job for the Conservatives

    How(e) 'Labour Isn't Working' did the job for the Conservatives Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Chris Ware / stringer
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 31 Mar 2015
    Alan Shipman discusses how Saatchi and Saatchi's 'Labour Isn't Working' campaign became the poster-child of political advertising.
  • Economic problems of 1979 were buried, not resolved Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Presiyan Panayotov | Dreamstime.com

    Economic problems of 1979 were buried, not resolved

    By Alan Shipman

    In the lead up to the General Election, Alan Shipman discusses how the economic problems of 1979 were swept under the...

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    Article

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Mar 2015

  • Economic problems of 1979 were buried, not resolved

    Economic problems of 1979 were buried, not resolved Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Presiyan Panayotov | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 26 Mar 2015
    In the lead up to the General Election, Alan Shipman discusses how the economic problems of 1979 were swept under the carpet, but they are not off the agenda.
  • 1979: The First Scottish Referendum on Devolution Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bram Janssens | Dreamstime.com

    1979: The First Scottish Referendum on Devolution

    By Dr Gerry Mooney

    The 1979 Scottish Devolution Referendum set in motion political shifts that are still playing-out today, argues Gerry...

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    Article

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Mar 2015

  • 1979: The First Scottish Referendum on Devolution

    1979: The First Scottish Referendum on Devolution Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bram Janssens | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 23 Mar 2015
    The 1979 Scottish Devolution Referendum set in motion political shifts that are still playing-out today, argues Gerry Mooney.
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