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  • Space for reflection Creative commons image Icon Herry Lawford under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Space for reflection

    By Madhavi Kapur

    Madhavi Kapur, head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy, explains why many schools in Asia find students benefit from a...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Sep 2017

  • Space for reflection

    Space for reflection Creative commons image Icon Herry Lawford under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    Madhavi Kapur, head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy, explains why many schools in Asia find students benefit from a little breathing space.
  • Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help? Creative commons image Icon Ben+Sam under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help?

    By Professor Kenneth Rigby

    Research from Australia suggests there are many reasons why children subjected to bullying don't ask their teachers...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help?

    Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help? Creative commons image Icon Ben+Sam under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Research from Australia suggests there are many reasons why children subjected to bullying don't ask their teachers to get involved. Kenneth Rigby shares...
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    "That's so gay!" Homophobic language and school

    By Shaun Delenty, Fernando Rosell-Aguilar

    How is the word 'gay' used in your school? What negative impact it can have on the pupils' views about homosexuality?...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Aug 2017

  • "That's so gay!" Homophobic language and school

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    How is the word 'gay' used in your school? What negative impact it can have on the pupils' views about homosexuality? Find out with the founder of Inclusion...
  • Free School Meals: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Geoff Charles / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru

    Free School Meals: An OpenLearn reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    The provision of a hot meal at lunchtime to pupils is often at the heart of political debate. We dip into some of the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Apr 2017

  • Free School Meals: An OpenLearn reading list

    Free School Meals: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Geoff Charles / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Apr 2017
    The provision of a hot meal at lunchtime to pupils is often at the heart of political debate. We dip into some of the research around the subject.
  • OpenLearn Live: 9th September 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: John and Karen Hollingsworth, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

    OpenLearn Live: 9th September 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    We're just dropping by with a collection of interesting things...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Sep 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 9th September 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 9th September 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: John and Karen Hollingsworth, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Sep 2016
    We're just dropping by with a collection of interesting things...
  • Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University

    Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards

    By Dr Jacqueline Baxter

    By scraping elected parents from school boards, the government is removing a vital source of knowledge and ...

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    25 May 2016

  • Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards

    Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
    Updated 25 May 2016
    By scraping elected parents from school boards, the government is removing a vital source of knowledge and undermining a democratic system of education,...
  • The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Dave Myers on the shared benefits of the 'Old School' project Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Maverick/BBC

    The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Dave Myers on the shared benefits of the 'Old School' project

    In this short, exclusive clip Hairy Biker, Dave Myers, looks at how the shared benefits of 'Old School' are unlike...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 May 2016

  • The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Dave Myers on the shared benefits of the 'Old School' project

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    The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Dave Myers on the shared benefits of the 'Old School' project Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Maverick/BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 May 2016
    In this short, exclusive clip Hairy Biker, Dave Myers, looks at how the shared benefits of 'Old School' are unlike any other mentoring project.
  • The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Si King on how older people benefit from young people Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Maverick/BBC

    The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Si King on how older people benefit from young people

    In this short video Hairy Biker, Si King, touches on how loneliness is combated in an intergenerational project like ...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 May 2016

  • The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Si King on how older people benefit from young people

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    The Hairy Bikers Interviews: Si King on how older people benefit from young people Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Maverick/BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 May 2016
    In this short video Hairy Biker, Si King, touches on how loneliness is combated in an intergenerational project like 'Old School'.
  • Old School With The Hairy Bikers Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Maverick/BBC

    Old School With The Hairy Bikers

    Teenagers and pensioners are the most marginalised age groups in society. Can the Hairy Bikers transform their lives with a radical project?

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    18 Apr 2016

  • Old School With The Hairy Bikers

    Old School With The Hairy Bikers Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Maverick/BBC
    Updated 18 Apr 2016
    Teenagers and pensioners are the most marginalised age groups in society. Can the Hairy Bikers transform their lives with a radical project?
  • RIP, LEA: The local education authority vanishes Creative commons image Icon SteHLiverpool under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    RIP, LEA: The local education authority vanishes

    By James Williams

    The 2016 Budget included an announcement that all local authority schools in England would be forced to become...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • RIP, LEA: The local education authority vanishes

    RIP, LEA: The local education authority vanishes Creative commons image Icon SteHLiverpool under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Mar 2016
    The 2016 Budget included an announcement that all local authority schools in England would be forced to become academies. It's the end of a local tradition...

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  • Learning to teach: an introduction to classroom research

    This is the fourth of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. Undertaking classroom research is seen as an effective form of CPD....

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    5 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2016

  • Learning to teach: an introduction to classroom research

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    Learning to teach: an introduction to classroom research
    Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 23 Aug 2016
    This is the fourth of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach....
  • Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner

    This is the third of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. Critical reflection is crucial to becoming a successful teacher....

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    5 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2016

  • Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner

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    Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner
    Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 23 Aug 2016
    This is the third of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach....
  • Learning to teach: making sense of learning to teach

    This free course, Making sense of learning to teach, is the first of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. It draws on what we...

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    5 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    23 Aug 2016

  • Learning to teach: making sense of learning to teach

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    Learning to teach: making sense of learning to teach Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Copyright © 2014 The Open University
    Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 23 Aug 2016
    This free course, Making sense of learning to teach, is the first of four courses...
  • Learning to teach: mentoring and tutoring student teachers

    This is the second of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. Traditionally student teachers are supported by a mentor in school...

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    5 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2016

  • Learning to teach: mentoring and tutoring student teachers

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    Learning to teach: mentoring and tutoring student teachers Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © 2014 The Open University
    Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 23 Aug 2016
    This is the second of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach....
  • Teachers sharing resources online

    This free course, Teachers sharing resources online, is designed to help you learn about how learning resources can be shared using online...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    25 Apr 2016

  • Teachers sharing resources online

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    Teachers sharing resources online
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 25 Apr 2016
    This free course, Teachers sharing resources online, is designed to help you learn...
  • The interplay between leading and learning

    Leadership in learning contexts is not confined to those who have it as part of their job title. Everyone has opportunities for leading - be it of...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2016

  • The interplay between leading and learning

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 17 Feb 2016
    Leadership in learning contexts is not confined to those who have it as part of...
  • Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner (Chinese)

    本免费课程是“学会教学:成为反思型教学实践者”课程的中文翻译版本,英文原版也在本网站中提供。 ...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Aug 2015

  • Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner (Chinese)

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    Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner (Chinese)
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 12 Aug 2015
    本免费课程是“学会教学:成为反思型教学实践者”课程的中文翻译版本,英文原版也在本网站中提供。 ...

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    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools

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    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 18 Sep 2017
    Do you work in a primary school supporting children’s learning? This is one of the...

    Mathematical thinking in schools

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Sep 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    This module is designed to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of...
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