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  • Interviews - Writing For Radio Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Sabri Deniz Kizil | Dreamstime.com

    Interviews - Writing For Radio

    Get some advice on how to write a radio script from those that work in the industry. 

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    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    Get some advice on how to write a radio script from those that work in the industry. 
  • 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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  • The People on the Notes: Adam Smith

    The People on the Notes: Adam Smith Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bank of England Updated content
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    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...
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  • Should boys be taught about periods and the menstrual cycle at school?

    Should boys be taught about periods and the menstrual cycle at school? New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    Could including boys in lessons on periods help reduce stigma and taboo around the menstrual cycle? A recent report suggests it might.
  • Murder and the mental state of the defendant

    By Hugh McFaul

    How does the law treat defendants who suffer from conditions which impair their mental functioning? What if this...

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    17 Oct 2017

  • Murder and the mental state of the defendant

    Murder and the mental state of the defendant Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    How does the law treat defendants who suffer from conditions which impair their mental functioning? What if this has been impaired through voluntary...
  • Exploring comets: A short introduction Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain

    Exploring comets: A short introduction

    By Professor David Rothery

    As Rosetta brings us more knowledge of what comets are, Dave Rothery celebrates a growing understanding of these...

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    17 Oct 2017

  • Exploring comets: A short introduction

    Exploring comets: A short introduction Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain New content
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    As Rosetta brings us more knowledge of what comets are, Dave Rothery celebrates a growing understanding of these hurtling space rocks.
  • Dr David Hann on how to succeed as a distance learner Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Dr David Hann on how to succeed as a distance learner

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    The Open University's Dr David Hann tells you how to become a successful distance learner in this extended...

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    17 Oct 2017

  • Dr David Hann on how to succeed as a distance learner

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    The Open University's Dr David Hann tells you how to become a successful distance learner in this extended interview from 'Go the Distance'.
  • Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Lisa Redfern

    Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels

    By Professor Margaret Rayman, Dr Sarah Bath

    Replacing cows milk with non-dairy alternatives can put you at risk of not getting enough iodine. Here's why that...

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  • Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels

    Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Lisa Redfern Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    Replacing cows milk with non-dairy alternatives can put you at risk of not getting enough iodine. Here's why that matters - and what you can do about it.
  • Patrick Andrews on academic talk Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Patrick Andrews on academic talk

    The Open University's Patrick Andrews gives you tips on academic talk in this extended interview from 'Go...

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  • Patrick Andrews on academic talk

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    The Open University's Patrick Andrews gives you tips on academic talk in this extended interview from 'Go the Distance'.
  • The Detectives: Murder on the Streets Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Detectives: Murder on the Streets

    This four-part series follows Manchester's murder detectives as they crack complex cases in real time.

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  • The Detectives: Murder on the Streets

    The Detectives: Murder on the Streets Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
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    This four-part series follows Manchester's murder detectives as they crack complex cases in real time.
  • Black History Month Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock

    Black History Month

    By The OpenLearn team

    In recognition of Black History Month we have pulled together some content about some inspirational individuals...

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  • Black History Month

    Black History Month Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock Updated content
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    In recognition of Black History Month we have pulled together some content about some inspirational individuals and events for you to explore. 

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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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    Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students...
  • Attachment in the early years

    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the area of attachment in early childhood. In the 1950s, John Bowlby...

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    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the...
  • Play, learning and the brain

    This free course, Play, learning and the brain, examines the area of brain-based learning, with a particular focus on the development of the young...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    This free course, Play, learning and the brain, examines the area of brain-based...
  • Exercise and mental health

    Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as anxiety and depression. These medications often have negative...

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    Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as...
  • Returning to STEM

    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to help you get back into a career in science, technology,...

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    24 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    10 Oct 2017

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    Returning to STEM Updated content
    Advanced level Duration 24 hours Updated 10 Oct 2017
    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to...
  • Making sense of mental health problems

    Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who experience mental health problems. In this free course, Making...

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    Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who...
  • Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction

    Life is full of risk. In this free course, Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction, 'risk' describes the...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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  • Discovering disorder: young people and delinquency

    This free course, Discovering disorder: young people and delinquency, will introduce two approaches to understanding juvenile delinquency. The...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    06 Oct 2017

  • Introduction to operations management

    This free course, Introduction to operations management, will introduce you to the role of operations management in organisations, and gives you...

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    05 Oct 2017

  • Introduction to operations management

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    This free course, Introduction to operations management, will introduce you to the...
  • Learning, thinking and doing

    How do we learn? Understanding how is the key to learning more effectively. This free course, Learning, thinking and doing, looks at the three main...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    04 Oct 2017

  • Learning, thinking and doing

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    How do we learn? Understanding how is the key to learning more effectively. This...

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    Certificate in Health and Social Care

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    Certificate in Health and Social Care
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    Care is constantly in the headlines because it involves such a huge workforce and...

    Diploma in Paramedic Science

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    The Diploma in Paramedic Science is designed for paramedics who are already HPC...

    Certificate in Working Together for Children

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    Certificate in Working Together for Children Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 600 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and...

    Professional Certificate in Management

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    Professional Certificate in Management
    Duration 700 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    If you’re new to management, or you need to develop your managerial abilities and...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    Are you interested in what shapes the lives we lead and the decisions we make?...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Financial Services

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Financial Services
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily,...

    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 23 Oct 2017
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Young People

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Young People
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    Do you have experience of working with young people in informal settings such as...

    Certificate in Astronomy and Planetary Science

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    Certificate in Astronomy and Planetary Science
    Duration 600 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    If you’re fascinated by astronomy and planetary science, this certificate course...
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