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National Storytelling Week

National Storytelling Week Copyrighted image Credit: National Storytelling Week New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jan 2015
National Storytelling Week runs from 31 January to 7 February 2015. We have lots of resources in this area so delve in... 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Historian Justin Champion on Francis Bacon

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Historian Justin Champion on Francis Bacon Copyrighted image Credit: Production team New content
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jan 2015
Historian Justin Champion on Francis Bacon's anxieties about the fallibility of technological innovators.

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - How has technology changed us?

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - How has technology changed us? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jan 2015
How has technology changed us? Melvyn and four guests discuss this question. 

British Isles: A Natural History / A User's Guide To Natural History

British Isles: A Natural History / A User's Guide To Natural History Copyrighted image Credit: BBC Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jan 2015
The story of the British Isles, told in regional differences in  flora, fauna and geology.

DEBATE: Financial investment in NHS reform

DEBATE: Financial investment in NHS reform Copyrighted image Credit: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com New content
Updated 23 Jan 2015
Max Pemberton claims that 200 MPs voting on the 2012 NHS reform had a financial interest in its passing. What are your views on this?

The Bottom Line - The price of time

The Bottom Line - The price of time Copyrighted image Credit: Zoran Mladenovic | Dreamstime.com New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Jan 2015
In this episode of The Bottom Line, Evan Davis and guests discuss how we decide on the price of our job, including factors such as time and...

More or Less : The Discussion Hub

More or Less : The Discussion Hub Copyrighted image Credit: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com New content
Updated 22 Jan 2015
Some statistics can be incredibly misleading. Do you feel that these misrepresentations are pulling the wool over the public's eyes?

OU on the BBC: More or Less - Hate crimes, NHS reform and Manchester serial killer

OU on the BBC: More or Less - Hate crimes, NHS reform and Manchester serial killer Copyrighted image Credit: Sirfujiyama | Dreamstime.com New content
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 22 Jan 2015
More or less puts the spotlight on the statistics around hate crimes, MP's supposed financial interest in the 2012 NHS reform and the Manchester ...