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Learning to Teach

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Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 07 May 2013
Would you give up a successful broadcasting career to become a teacher? What are the challenges facing modern teachers? Becoming a teacher requires...

Learning to change

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Learning to change Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 24 Dec 2008
Are you thinking about making a significant change in your life, such as returning to study or taking a different direction at work? This album...

TESSA: Dealing with Sensitive Issues

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TESSA: Dealing with Sensitive Issues Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 24 Dec 2008
Teachers' responsibilities extend to dealing with a number of sensitive topics and ensuring that their pupils have the knowledge and skills to cope...

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Essay and report writing skills

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Essay and report writing skills Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 28 Apr 2015
Writing reports and assignments can be a daunting prospect. Learn how to interpret questions and how to plan, structure and write your assignment...

Human resources: recruitment and selection

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Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 28 Apr 2015
Does the recruitment and selection process fill you with dread? Discrimination and equal opportunities legislation can make this area feel like a...

Learning to Learn

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Introductory level Duration 80 hours Updated 16 Jun 2014
Learning and change can mean big decisions and asking important questions. This free online course is a friendly starting point introducing a range...

Creativity and innovation

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Masters level Duration 6 hours Updated 04 Jun 2014
This unit offers an introduction to factors that are important in creativity and innovation at work. It addresses different ideas about the cause...

Learning to learn: Reflecting backward, reflecting forward

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Learning to learn: Reflecting backward, reflecting forward Copyrighted image Credit: © Warchi/iStockphoto.com
Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 01 Apr 2014
This unit give you an opportunity to review what you have learned, and allow you to think about how you will take forward what you have learned,...

Learning to learn: Planning for personal change

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Learning to learn: Planning for personal change Copyrighted image Credit: © Courtney Keating/iStockphoto.com
Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 01 Apr 2014
Explores academic theories and acts as a guide to help you establish where you want to go and what you want to achieve. You are encouraged to...

Learning to learn: Exploring learning

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Learning to learn: Exploring learning Copyrighted image Credit: © Peter Zigich/iStockphoto.com
Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 01 Apr 2014
Here we encourage you to consider two additional perspectives that can illuminate your learning. The first is the perspective that other people you...

Learning to learn: You and your learning

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Learning to learn: You and your learning Copyrighted image Credit: Unit 2: © Anton Seleznev/iStockphoto.com
Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 31 Mar 2014
In this unit, the focus is on the perspective that you have on your own learning. However, as you gather evidence about this perspective, we hope...

Key skill assessment: Improving your own learning and performance

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Introductory level Duration 50 hours Updated 13 Mar 2014
Learning new skills is what makes us human – but can we improve how we go about learning new things in new situations? Learning how to learn can...

Reading and note taking - preparation for study

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Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 11 Dec 2013
Reading and note taking are two essential study skills. How do you read? This unit will introduce you to different techniques to help you to alter...

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Foundation Degree in Combined Professional Studies

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Foundation Degree in Combined Professional Studies Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 29 May 2015
The Foundation Degree in Combined Professional Studies is an extremely flexible qualification, enabling you to develop lifelong learning skills...

Diploma of Higher Education Open

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Diploma of Higher Education Open Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 29 May 2015
Studying at university level is not just about gaining a degree. We also offer a range of other qualifications, including Certificates and Diplomas...

Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 29 May 2015
This Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering brings together qualifications offered by The Welding Institute (TWI) – the world...

Enhancing your healthcare practice

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Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 May 2015 Register by 13 Aug 2015
This online, work-based course explores the importance of promoting health and  reflects on the contexts of practice and development of knowledge,...

Youth: policy in practice

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Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 May 2015 Register by 17 Sep 2015
This online course continues the development of the critical, practical and analytical skills you need to work proactively within the youth...

Leading work with young people in practice

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Leading work with young people in practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 May 2015 Register by 17 Sep 2015
This hands-on, work-based course focuses on effective leadership and management practice in working with young people, and develops your practical...

Effective practice in youth justice

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Effective practice in youth justice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 May 2015 Register by 10 Sep 2015
Develop the knowledge and skills needed to work effectively in youth Offending Teams (YOTs), and gain the Professional Certificate in Effective...

Foundations for social work practice

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Foundations for social work practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 May 2015 Register by 07 Jan 2016
This course for Social Work students in Wales develops the foundation knowledge and skills of social work – emphasising needs assessment, and...

Enhancing your healthcare practice

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Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 May 2015 Register by 13 Aug 2015
Part of our Pre-registration Nursing Programme, this practice-based module explores promoting health and healthcare practice; develops practice...

Foundations for effective practice in youth justice

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Foundations for effective practice in youth justice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 May 2015 Register by 10 Sep 2015
This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and insights that make up the foundations of effective practice in the field of youth justice.