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  • How nervy elites seized Robert Burns before radicals got there first

    By Christopher A Whatley

    Explore why in the wake of Brexit and President Trump, Robert Burns' poetry is worth reading - especially on Burn's...

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    10 mins

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2017

  • How nervy elites seized Robert Burns before radicals got there first

    Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Jan 2017
    Explore why in the wake of Brexit and President Trump, Robert Burns' poetry is worth reading - especially on Burn's Night! 
  • 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:

    17 Jan 2017

  • 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
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jan 2017
    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.
  • 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 2016

  • Happy Saint Andrew's Day

    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 30 Nov 2016
    As we celebrate St Andrew's Day, the patron saint of Scotland, explore our variety of resources on Scotland's culture, society and heritage. 
  • Does Brexit mean another Scottish Independence vote? Creative commons image Icon Scottish Government under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Does Brexit mean another Scottish Independence vote?

    By Professor Paul Cairney

    Perhaps - but not yet. Paul Cairney explains why he thinks the SNP will bide its time.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Oct 2016

  • Does Brexit mean another Scottish Independence vote?

    Does Brexit mean another Scottish Independence vote? Creative commons image Icon Scottish Government under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Oct 2016
    Perhaps - but not yet. Paul Cairney explains why he thinks the SNP will bide its time.
  • 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

    Updated on:

    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...
  • Poverty in Scotland 2016: Tools for Transformation

    By Dr Gerry Mooney

    Poverty in Scotland 2016 explores different aspects of poverty and disadvantage in Scotland in the context of the...

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    06 Sep 2016

  • Poverty in Scotland 2016: Tools for Transformation

    Updated 06 Sep 2016
    Poverty in Scotland 2016 explores different aspects of poverty and disadvantage in Scotland in the context of the rapidly changing political context in...
  • Key events in Scotland, 1920s-2016: A timeline Copyrighted image Icon Copyright:

    Key events in Scotland, 1920s-2016: A timeline

    By Dr Gerry Mooney, Dr Brian McGrail

    An interactive timeline of the most important events in Scottish political, cultural and economic history.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Sep 2016

  • Key events in Scotland, 1920s-2016: A timeline

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 05 Sep 2016
    An interactive timeline of the most important events in Scottish political, cultural and economic history.
  • Scotland and The Battle for Britain: Key places Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Scotland and The Battle for Britain: Key places

    By Dr Gerry Mooney, Dr Brian McGrail

    Scotland and The Battle for Britain features locations all over the country. Explore them and the rest of Scotland's...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Sep 2016

  • Scotland and The Battle for Britain: Key places

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    Scotland and The Battle for Britain: Key places Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Sep 2016
    Scotland and The Battle for Britain features locations all over the country. Explore them and the rest of Scotland's geography with this interactive map.
  • Scotland and The Battle for Britain Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Scotland and The Battle for Britain

    Andrew Marr discovers why the Scotland he was born in has changed so much politically in our new co-production with the BBC.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Sep 2016

  • Scotland and The Battle for Britain

    Scotland and The Battle for Britain Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Sep 2016
    Andrew Marr discovers why the Scotland he was born in has changed so much politically in our new co-production with the BBC.
  • OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016 Creative commons image Icon Charles Rawding under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The Post Office service which delivers lovers alongside love letters; and what is the Named Person scheme? Free...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Jul 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016 Creative commons image Icon Charles Rawding under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Jul 2016
    The Post Office service which delivers lovers alongside love letters; and what is the Named Person scheme? Free learning from across the day.

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  • 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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    50 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Oct 2016

  • Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland

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    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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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 May 2016

  • Tay Bridge disaster

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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...
  • Robert Owen and New Lanark

    Childcare, education, working conditions, healthcare, crime: these issues are hotly debated in today's society. They are also issues that Robert...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2016

  • Robert Owen and New Lanark

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    Robert Owen and New Lanark Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 14 Apr 2016
    Childcare, education, working conditions, healthcare, crime: these issues are...
  • David Hume

    This free course, David Hume, examines Hume's reasons for being complacent in the face of death, as these are laid out in his suppressed essay of...

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    16 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2016

  • David Hume

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    David Hume Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 14 Apr 2016
    This free course, David Hume, examines Hume's reasons for being complacent in the...
  • Sustainable Scotland

    Sustainable Scotland is a free course that will appeal to anyone with an interest in a sustainable future in the context of contemporary Scottish...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Mar 2016

  • Sustainable Scotland

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    Sustainable Scotland Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 30 Mar 2016
    Sustainable Scotland is a free course that will appeal to anyone with an interest...
  • 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...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • OpenLearn Scotland

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    OpenLearn Scotland Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    This free course, OpenLearn Scotland, is intended to be of interest not only to...
  • Poverty in Scotland

    The facts and figures on poverty often dont provide a meaningful picture of the situation. This free course, Poverty in Scotland, demonstrates the...

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    30 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2016

  • Poverty in Scotland

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    Poverty in Scotland Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 30 hours Updated 22 Mar 2016
    The facts and figures on poverty often dont provide a meaningful picture of the...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 Feb 2017
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 21 Feb 2017
    Social care in Scotland is increasingly multidisciplinary and community focused –...

    BA (Honours) Social Work (Scotland)

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    BA (Honours) Social Work (Scotland) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 4800 hours Updated 21 Feb 2017
    Social workers support and protect some of society’s most deprived and vulnerable...

    The law and social work in Scotland

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    The law and social work in Scotland Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 21 Feb 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Examine legal frameworks that shape and regulate social work decision making in...
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