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OpenLearn Live: 10th June 2016

OpenLearn Live: 10th June 2016 Creative commons image Charlton Clemens under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2016
The Swiss were offered a basic income for everyone. How did they react? Then more free learning across the day.

Has London always attracted young Europeans to do its low-paid work?

Has London always attracted young Europeans to do its low-paid work? Copyright free image Copyright free: Public domain
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 May 2016
Long before the EU - back before the outbreak of the First World War - young people from the continent were descending on London taking up poorly...

Key Ideas in Therapy

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Key Ideas in Therapy Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Sep 2015
What are are they key factors to successful therapy? This series looks at three elements important to producing a positive outcome. Firstly, the...

How to use a musical score

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How to use a musical score Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 55 mins Updated 13 Jul 2015
Do you know how music is written down? How do musicians use scores in their work? Catherine Tackley and Naomi Barker, of the Open University,...

Your Health in Your Hands - PHBs

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Your Health in Your Hands - PHBs Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 11 Jul 2014
What are Personal Health Budgets, how do they work and how will they affect you?...

Creativity at Work

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Creativity at Work Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 17 Feb 2014
Is creativity a mind-set or can it be developed? How much influence does organisational culture have on creativity in the workplace? And is there...

Looking through the glass floor

Looking through the glass floor Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 14 Mar 2012
John Grayson works with the South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action group (SYMAAG). As private security firms hit the news, he writes about how...

The Bottom Line - Cars and money

The Bottom Line - Cars and money Creative commons image jon's pics under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Feb 2012
Evan Davis and guests consider the problems of making cars, and the problem of how much money certain people make.

Learning at Work Day 2011

Learning at Work Day 2011 Copyrighted image Copyright: Adult Learners Week
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 May 2011
Learning at Work Day is an annual awareness campaign organised by the Campaign for Learning (CfL) as part of Adult Learners' Week. Delve into these...

OU on the BBC: Justice: Freedom Versus Fit

OU on the BBC: Justice: Freedom Versus Fit Creative commons image thecareersgroup under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Mar 2011
If there's a place for us in society into which we fit best, does that mean we have any choice in what we do?

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Contemporary Wales

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Contemporary Wales Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 08 Mar 2016
This free course provides an accessible and lively social science account of contemporary Wales. It introduces key aspects of the economy, society,...

Remaking the relations of work and welfare

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Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 24 Feb 2016
How do 'welfare to work' programmes such as the New Deal take into account and shape people's personal lives? This free course, Remaking the...

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Diploma in Paramedic Science

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Diploma in Paramedic Science Copyrighted image Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
Duration 1200 hours Updated 29 Sep 2016
The Diploma in Paramedic Science is designed for paramedics who are already HPC registered but lack academic qualifications at this level, or whose...

BA (Honours) Youth Work

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BA (Honours) Youth Work Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
Duration 3600 hours Updated 29 Sep 2016
There are few things more important or rewarding than making a positive difference to the lives of young people. This degree will help you develop...

BA (Honours) Social Work (Wales)

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BA (Honours) Social Work (Wales) Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Duration 3600 hours Updated 29 Sep 2016
Social workers support and protect some of society’s most deprived and vulnerable people. It’s immensely challenging and rewarding work, requiring...

BA (Honours) Social Work (Scotland)

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BA (Honours) Social Work (Scotland) Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
Duration 4800 hours Updated 29 Sep 2016
Social workers support and protect some of society’s most deprived and vulnerable people. It’s immensely challenging and rewarding work, requiring...

BA (Honours) Social Work (England)

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BA (Honours) Social Work (England) Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Duration 3600 hours Updated 29 Sep 2016
Social workers support and protect some of society’s most deprived and vulnerable people. It’s immensely challenging and rewarding work, requiring...

Making it happen! Leadership, influence and change in retailing

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Making it happen! Leadership, influence and change in retailing Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Sep 2016 Register by 15 Sep 2016
This course focuses on leadership and change practice in a retail context and will help you explore how to initiate and carry through improvements...

Environmental monitoring and protection

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Environmental monitoring and protection Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 29 Sep 2016 Register by 13 Oct 2016
This online module equips you with the skills necessary to undertake environmental assessment work, interpret the results and suggest appropriate...

Change, strategy and projects at work

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Change, strategy and projects at work Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 29 Sep 2016 Register by 15 Sep 2016
This module will improve your understanding of the origins, nature and consequences of change and equip you with the knowledge, skills and...