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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... 

International Year of Soils

International Year of Soils Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jan 2015
2015 is the year when soils get the attention they deserve. Join us for a celebration of all things soil with these free courses. 

Hobby New Year!

Hobby New Year! Creative commons image Credit: Tom Magliery licensed for reuse under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Dec 2014
What better time to start a new hobby than the New Year? Let us help you pick up that pen, throw away the phrase book or get the old telescope out....

The Future of Technology in Education: What needs to change in 2015?

The Future of Technology in Education: What needs to change in 2015? Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Dec 2014
Four professors explore what needs to change in 2015 to remain at the forefront of learning. 

It's Quizmas!

It's Quizmas! Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Dec 2014
See if you can answer these festive questions then read what our academics have to say. 

2013 International Radio Playwriting Competition

2013 International Radio Playwriting Competition Copyrighted image Credit: Photochecker | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Nov 2014
The winners of the competition have been announced. Find out more and explore drama and dramatists with OpenLearn.

Are you a morning person - or do you shine at night?

Are you a morning person - or do you shine at night? Creative commons image Credit: Daniel Pettersson via WikiMedia under CC-BY-SA licence
Updated 19 Nov 2014
A new set of engaging games to play on your Apple or Android device will reveal what time of day you're at your best.

StonyWords

StonyWords Copyrighted image Credit: StonyWords
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Nov 2014
StonyWords is based in the historic town of Stony Stratford, celebrating all things literary with a mix of poetry, storytelling, authors and talks.

The Great Fall

The Great Fall Copyrighted image Credit: United States Government under CC BY-SA 3.0) license
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 03 Nov 2014
It's 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9th November. Here, Open University academics share their memories and insights. 

Friday Thinker: Mayors and local politics

Friday Thinker: Mayors and local politics Copyrighted image Credit: Randymir | Dreamstime.com - Clint Eastwood Photo
Updated 23 Oct 2014
The OU Social Sciences Facebook community are looking at local democracy this week - and the impact mayors can have on their cities. Explore some...