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  • Why has English taken over academia? Creative commons image Icon ChristianMcCarthy under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Why has English taken over academia?

    By Elizabeth J Erling, Dr Anna Kristina Hultgren

    If English is globally squeezing out teaching in local languages, the fault isn't with the language but with...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • Why has English taken over academia?

    Why has English taken over academia? Creative commons image Icon ChristianMcCarthy under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    If English is globally squeezing out teaching in local languages, the fault isn't with the language but with economics. Anna Kristina Hultgren and...
  • 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.
  • Moving education in Sri Lanka from equal access to full gender equality Creative commons image Icon uditha wickramanayaka under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Moving education in Sri Lanka from equal access to full gender equality

    By Thursica Kovinthan

    Sri Lanka has been lauded for equal access to education for girls and boys, but textbooks and traditions continue to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Apr 2017

  • Moving education in Sri Lanka from equal access to full gender equality

    Moving education in Sri Lanka from equal access to full gender equality Creative commons image Icon uditha wickramanayaka under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Apr 2017
    Sri Lanka has been lauded for equal access to education for girls and boys, but textbooks and traditions continue to play a role in perpetuating inequitable...
  • Interdisciplinary Learning – getting the most out of multi-subject degrees Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Alphaspirit | Dreamstime.com

    Interdisciplinary Learning – getting the most out of multi-subject degrees

    By Ida Kemp

    The advantages of studying more than one subject and the future forward for learning.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2016

  • Interdisciplinary Learning – getting the most out of multi-subject degrees

    Interdisciplinary Learning – getting the most out of multi-subject degrees Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Alphaspirit | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Sep 2016
    The advantages of studying more than one subject and the future forward for learning.
  • What is the Golem Effect - and how does it harm bilingual students? Creative commons image Icon Enrico under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    What is the Golem Effect - and how does it harm bilingual students?

    By Dr Ingrid Piller

    Teachers who can only speak one language can, through the Golem Effect, hurt students who are able to communicate in...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jun 2016

  • What is the Golem Effect - and how does it harm bilingual students?

    What is the Golem Effect - and how does it harm bilingual students? Creative commons image Icon Enrico under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2016
    Teachers who can only speak one language can, through the Golem Effect, hurt students who are able to communicate in more than a single tongue, explains...
  • The Educators: Series 2

    Sarah Montague interviews the people whose ideas are challenging the future of education and the way we teach and learn.

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    18 Nov 2015

  • The Educators: Series 2

    Updated 18 Nov 2015
    Sarah Montague interviews the people whose ideas are challenging the future of education and the way we teach and learn.
  • A future for languages in schools? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Pembroke College Oxford

    A future for languages in schools?

    Find out how the London Centre for Languages and Cultures is encouraging and promoting the study of languages in...

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    22 Sep 2015

  • A future for languages in schools?

    A future for languages in schools? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Pembroke College Oxford
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Sep 2015
    Find out how the London Centre for Languages and Cultures is encouraging and promoting the study of languages in the UK.
  • In with the lions: Teaching in a foreign classroom Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Keith Livingston | Dreamstime.com

    In with the lions: Teaching in a foreign classroom

    By Dr. María Fernández-Toro

    This article looks at the challenges experienced by those teaching in a foreign classroom. 

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jul 2015

  • In with the lions: Teaching in a foreign classroom

    In with the lions: Teaching in a foreign classroom Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Keith Livingston | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Jul 2015
    This article looks at the challenges experienced by those teaching in a foreign classroom. 
  • When it comes to teaching maths, does East Asia have the answer? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Monkeybusinessimages | Dreamstime.com

    When it comes to teaching maths, does East Asia have the answer?

    By John Jerrim

    A method of teaching maths popular in East Asia has positive results when introduced in the UK, reports John Jerrim.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jul 2015

  • When it comes to teaching maths, does East Asia have the answer?

    When it comes to teaching maths, does East Asia have the answer? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Monkeybusinessimages | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Jul 2015
    A method of teaching maths popular in East Asia has positive results when introduced in the UK, reports John Jerrim.
  • What are the benefits of interdisciplinary study? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Wavebreakmediamicro | Dreamstime.com

    What are the benefits of interdisciplinary study?

    By Michelle Appleby

    It seems to be a buzzword in education and one that gets thrown around quite a lot these days. But what does ...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2015

  • What are the benefits of interdisciplinary study?

    What are the benefits of interdisciplinary study? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Wavebreakmediamicro | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 09 Apr 2015
    It seems to be a buzzword in education and one that gets thrown around quite a lot these days. But what does 'interdisciplinary' study really mean? And why...

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  • Dance skills

    Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students need to learn how to use their body in a safe and healthy way,...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    26 Apr 2017

  • Dance skills

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    Dance skills Creative commons image Icon Used with permission under Creative-Commons license
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 26 Apr 2017
    Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students...
  • The world of the primary school

    Primary education is a dynamic and exciting area to study and become involved in. This free course, The world of the primary school, introduces the...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2017

  • The world of the primary school

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    The world of the primary school Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © BSIP SA / Alamy Stock Photo
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Jan 2017
    Primary education is a dynamic and exciting area to study and become involved in....
  • Facilitating learning in practice

    Are you interested in mentorship or looking to develop your mentorship skills? In particular, are you involved in nurse mentorship? If so, then...

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    24 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    11 Oct 2016

  • Facilitating learning in practice

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    Facilitating learning in practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Istockphoto.com
    Intermediate level Duration 24 hours Updated 11 Oct 2016
    Are you interested in mentorship or looking to develop your mentorship skills? In...
  • 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

    Updated on:

    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

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Audio Audio
    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....
  • Teaching assistants: support in action

    Teaching assistants are an important resource in education. This free course, Teaching assistants: support in action, looks at how the role has...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jul 2016

  • Teaching assistants: support in action

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    Teaching assistants: support in action Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 12 Jul 2016
    Teaching assistants are an important resource in education. This free course,...
  • 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...
  • Creativity, community and ICT

    What do you think being creative means? This free course, Creativity, community and ICT, engages with the debates surrounding the term 'creativity'...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Mar 2016

  • Creativity, community and ICT

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    Creativity, community and ICT Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 23 Mar 2016
    What do you think being creative means? This free course, Creativity, community...

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    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools

    Course Course
    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 26 May 2017
    Do you work in a primary school supporting children’s learning? This is one of the...

    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning

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    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 26 May 2017
    Teaching assistants and classroom support staff represent one of the fastest...

    Mathematical thinking in schools

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    Mathematical thinking in schools
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    This module will develop your knowledge and understanding of the teaching of...

    Developing algebraic thinking

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    Developing algebraic thinking Creative commons image Icon Sam I Are under CC-BY-NC-SA under Creative-Commons license
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 09 Mar 2017
    Develop your understanding how people learn and use algebra at Key Stages 2–4, and...

    Developing geometric thinking

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    Developing geometric thinking Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Develop your understanding of the learning of geometry at Key Stages 2-4, explore...

    Developing statistical thinking

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    Developing statistical thinking Creative commons image Icon Sam I Are under CC-BY-NC-SA under Creative-Commons license
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 09 Mar 2017
    Explore the learning of statistics and data handling at Key Stages 2–4, and...
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