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  • Why is Scotland unlikely to get its own Brexit deal Creative commons image Icon John Allan under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Why is Scotland unlikely to get its own Brexit deal

    By Paul Anderson

    Paul Anderson believes the concerns of Spain make it unlikely that Scotland will get a special deal as the UK starts...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • Why is Scotland unlikely to get its own Brexit deal

    Why is Scotland unlikely to get its own Brexit deal Creative commons image Icon John Allan under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Apr 2018
    Paul Anderson believes the concerns of Spain make it unlikely that Scotland will get a special deal as the UK starts negotiations to leave the EU.
  • Life on the wall: Vindolanda Creative commons image Icon Bert Kaufmann under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Life on the wall: Vindolanda

    By Robin Birley

    Excavation of a fort on Hadrian's Wall is revealing stories of everyday life on the edge of the Roman Empire,...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Feb 2018

  • Life on the wall: Vindolanda

    Life on the wall: Vindolanda Creative commons image Icon Bert Kaufmann under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Feb 2018
    Excavation of a fort on Hadrian's Wall is revealing stories of everyday life on the edge of the Roman Empire, explains Robin Birley.
  • How might Brexit affect Scotland? Creative commons image Icon Andrew Gustar under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    How might Brexit affect Scotland?

    By The OpenLearn team

    Leading experts offer a perspective on how the results of the Brexit negotiations may impact Scotland following...

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    13 Feb 2018

  • How might Brexit affect Scotland?

    How might Brexit affect Scotland? Creative commons image Icon Andrew Gustar under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Updated 13 Feb 2018
    Leading experts offer a perspective on how the results of the Brexit negotiations may impact Scotland following the decision to leave the European Union.
  • Happy Saint Andrew's Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    As we celebrate St Andrew's Day, the patron saint of Scotland, explore our variety of resources on Scotland's culture...

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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Nov 2017

  • Happy Saint Andrew's Day

    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 30 Nov 2017
    As we celebrate St Andrew's Day, the patron saint of Scotland, explore our variety of resources on Scotland's culture, society and heritage. 
  • The People on the Notes: Adam Smith Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bank of England

    The People on the Notes: Adam Smith

    By Dr Anna Plassart

    Adam Smith, author of Wealth of Nations, has been the face of the £20 note since 2007. But have we got the wrong...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Oct 2017

  • The People on the Notes: Adam Smith

    The People on the Notes: Adam Smith Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bank of England
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    Adam Smith, author of Wealth of Nations, has been the face of the £20 note since 2007. But have we got the wrong idea about his impact on the history of...
  • Why I believe 'yes' is only a matter of time Creative commons image Icon Kyoshi Masamune under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Why I believe 'yes' is only a matter of time

    By Dr Gerry Mooney

    Despite voters in 2014 choosing to stay in the United Kingdom, Gerry Mooney believes that in the long run, an...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Sep 2017

  • Why I believe 'yes' is only a matter of time

    Why I believe 'yes' is only a matter of time Creative commons image Icon Kyoshi Masamune under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Sep 2017
    Despite voters in 2014 choosing to stay in the United Kingdom, Gerry Mooney believes that in the long run, an Independent Scotland is inevitable. He explains...
  • Brexit’s impact on the nations of the UK - Student Hub Live's Brexit Special Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University, Standard Youtube Licence
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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jun 2017

  • Brexit’s impact on the nations of the UK - Student Hub Live's Brexit Special

    Brexit’s impact on the nations of the UK - Student Hub Live's Brexit Special Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University, Standard Youtube Licence
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 29 Jun 2017
    The second Brexit Special video from Student Hub Live.
  • Why did the SNP lose seats in the 2017 General Election? Creative commons image Icon Ninian Reid under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Why did the SNP lose seats in the 2017 General Election?

    By Laurie MacFarlane

    As Friday morning dawned, the SNP had lost two of its most senior MPs and 22 seats in total. OpenDemocracy's Laurie...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jun 2017

  • Why did the SNP lose seats in the 2017 General Election?

    Why did the SNP lose seats in the 2017 General Election? Creative commons image Icon Ninian Reid under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jun 2017
    As Friday morning dawned, the SNP had lost two of its most senior MPs and 22 seats in total. OpenDemocracy's Laurie MacFarlane shares his personal view on...
  • Election days: 1910 - Asquith rejects foreign interference Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Bain News Service

    Election days: 1910 - Asquith rejects foreign interference

    Campaigning for re-election in Scotland, Prime Minister Herbert Asquith tells foreign nations to keep their...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 May 2017

  • Election days: 1910 - Asquith rejects foreign interference

    Election days: 1910 - Asquith rejects foreign interference Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Bain News Service
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 May 2017
    Campaigning for re-election in Scotland, Prime Minister Herbert Asquith tells foreign nations to keep their opinions to themselves...
  • Election days: 1880 - Squabbling peers Creative commons image Icon Saffron Blaze under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Election days: 1880 - Squabbling peers

    The Peers of Scotland gather to select their representatives for the new Parliament of 1880. It's not a smooth...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 May 2017

  • Election days: 1880 - Squabbling peers

    Election days: 1880 - Squabbling peers Creative commons image Icon Saffron Blaze under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 May 2017
    The Peers of Scotland gather to select their representatives for the new Parliament of 1880. It's not a smooth process.

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  • What is poetry?

    Have you always wanted to try to write poetry but never quite managed to start? This free course, What is poetry?, is designed to illustrate the...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2018

  • What is poetry?

    What is poetry? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 24 Mar 2018
    Have you always wanted to try to write poetry but never quite managed to start?...
  • Legal skills and debates in Scotland

    This free course, Legal skills and debates in Scotland, considers how laws are interpreted and applied. It looks at legislation, court judgments,...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2018

  • Legal skills and debates in Scotland

    Legal skills and debates in Scotland
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 22 Mar 2018
    This free course, Legal skills and debates in Scotland, considers how laws are...
  • Scottish courts and the law

    This free course, Scottish courts and the law, explores the role, function and purpose of the courts in Scotland and their relationship with the...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Feb 2018

  • Scottish courts and the law

    Scottish courts and the law
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 10 Feb 2018
    This free course, Scottish courts and the law, explores the role, function and...
  • Social work and the law in Scotland

    Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant change in Scotland. Social workers have the power to make...

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    Free course

    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Dec 2017

  • Social work and the law in Scotland

    Social work and the law in Scotland Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 14 Dec 2017
    Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant...
  • OpenLearn Scotland

    This free course, OpenLearn Scotland, is intended to be of interest not only to people living in Scotland, but to anyone wishing to know more about...

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    Free course

    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Mar 2017

  • OpenLearn Scotland

    OpenLearn Scotland Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 13 Mar 2017
    This free course, OpenLearn Scotland, is intended to be of interest not only to...
  • Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland

    This free course, Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland, explores the development, impact and challenges of personalisation in the...

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    Free course

    50 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Oct 2016

  • Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland

    Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland
    Introductory level Duration 50 hours Updated 11 Oct 2016
    This free course, Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland, explores the...
  • Tay Bridge disaster

    The sudden collapse of Scotland's Tay Bridge in 1879 killed more than 70 rail passengers and shocked the population. An extensive inquiry was...

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    Free course

    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 May 2016

  • Tay Bridge disaster

    Tay Bridge disaster Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 06 May 2016
    The sudden collapse of Scotland's Tay Bridge in 1879 killed more than 70 rail...
  • Nationalism, self-determination and secession

    What makes a 'nation' and what makes peoples strive for nationhood? This free course, Nationalism, self-determination and secession, will provide...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2016

  • Nationalism, self-determination and secession

    Nationalism, self-determination and secession Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 14 Apr 2016
    What makes a 'nation' and what makes peoples strive for nationhood? This free...
  • The politics of devolution

    This free course, The politics of devolution, which contains material from the current Open University second level Politics course DD203 Power,...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2016

  • The politics of devolution

    The politics of devolution Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 14 Apr 2016
    This free course, The politics of devolution, which contains material from the...
  • The history of medicine: A Scottish perspective

    In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the approach to medicine was vastly different from today. Health is now recognised, at least in most...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2016

  • The history of medicine: A Scottish perspective

    The history of medicine: A Scottish perspective Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 14 Apr 2016
    In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the approach to medicine was vastly...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    Social care in Scotland is increasingly multidisciplinary and community focused –...

    BA (Honours) Social Work (Scotland)

    BA (Honours) Social Work (Scotland) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 4800 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    Social workers support and protect some of society’s most deprived and vulnerable...

    Law making in Scotland

    Introductory level Duration 100 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018 Register by 10 Jan 2019
    This module is only available to learners who have completed three OpenLearn...
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