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No longer about charity: Women's cricket enters the professional era

No longer about charity: Women's cricket enters the professional era Copyrighted image Credit: ECB
Updated 21 Feb 2014
As England retains the ashes, and women players finally get professional status, Kath Woodward welcomes a leap forward.

Winners and losers: Against the odds?

Winners and losers: Against the odds? Creative commons image Credit:  黒忍者 under CC-BY-NC licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Mar 2008
Women's cricket goes professional but public attitudes to women's sport are still riddled with discrimination.

The changing face of the teaching profession

The changing face of the teaching profession Copyrighted image Credit: Guno1 | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 11 May 2004
Despite there seeming to be more pressure on teachers than ever before, it's not all bad. Ian Eyres and Roger Hancock look at the improvements in...

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Collaboration in the classroom

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Masters level Duration 20 mins Updated 12 Mar 2013
What teaching methods can be used to improve a school’s performance? What are the benefits of collaborating within an educational institution?...

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Certificate of Higher Education in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

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Certificate of Higher Education in Youth Justice (England and Wales) Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 29 Jul 2014
Do you work with young people in the youth justice system? Would you like to study for a qualification that will have a real impact on your...

Top-up BA Early Years

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Top-up BA Early Years Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Jul 2014
This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early Years (normally sector endorsed) to enhance their professional...

Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling

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Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 29 Jul 2014
The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly recognised in society. From everyday worries to serious mental...

Professional Graduate Certificate in Education

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Professional Graduate Certificate in Education Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 29 Jul 2014
If you’re thinking about teacher training but would find a traditional full-time course difficult or impossible, the Open University’s Professional...

Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education

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Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 29 Jul 2014
You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths teacher. This professional development diploma course equips you with...

Foundation Degree in Counselling

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Foundation Degree in Counselling Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 29 Jul 2014
The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly recognised in society. From everyday worries to serious mental...

CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

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CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker New content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 29 Jul 2014
The Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport and Football) – designed in partnership with the Football League Trust - will...

Certificate in Professional Practice in Delivering Public Services

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Certificate in Professional Practice in Delivering Public Services Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Jul 2014
This certificate course is designed to give professional recognition to employees working in public service delivery. Developed in partnership with...

BA (Honours) Business Management (Sport and Football)

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BA (Honours)  Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker New content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 29 Jul 2014
Do you want to combine your passion for football with your desire to obtain a business degree? The Open University degree in Business Management ...

Dip HE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

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Dip HE in Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker New content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 29 Jul 2014
The Open University’s Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport and Football) – designed in partnership with the Football League...