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The BBC And The OU: Inspiring Learning

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The BBC And The OU: Inspiring Learning Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Sep 2016
Take a look back at some of the programmes, apps and online learning the BBC and The Open University have brought to life in the past...

International Day of Peace

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Sep 2016
21 September is the UN's International Day of Peace. Learn more about peace and coping after conflict with these articles and videos.

Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list

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Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list Copyright free image Copyright free: PIVISO.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Sep 2016
Athletes with intellectual disabilities; zika virus; empty seats; risky cheating; inspiration porn - a round-up of pieces about the Paralympic...

Star Trek 50

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Introductory level Updated 08 Sep 2016
To celebrate the 50 years of Star Trek, we're taking you where no man has gone before: into the minds of our academics as they go star...

10 things you might not know about OpenLearn's free courses

10 things you might not know about OpenLearn's free courses Copyrighted image Copyright: © Elena Schweitzer | Dreamstime.com - Ten birthday candles
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Sep 2016
As we turn ten in a month's time, get the lowdown on 10 facts you never knew about our free courses.

Scotland and The Battle for Britain

Scotland and The Battle for Britain Copyrighted image 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: 2nd September 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Sep 2016
The short King who secured the Vatican; Hazel Rymer on Today and the FDA bans antibiotics in soap. Then more free learning across the day.

Ten Years of OpenLearn

Ten Years of OpenLearn Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 01 Sep 2016
OpenLearn, the home of free learning from The Open University, is ten in October. To celebrate our website's double figures, we've gone all out on...

OpenLearn Live: 1st September 2016

OpenLearn Live: 1st September 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: Rembrandt Peale
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Aug 2016
The American diplomat whose love was frustrated and his career no less so and eyewitnesses to the Great Fire of London. Free learning from across...