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Education & Development

Leadership and followership

This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes a good leader, recognise common leadership challenges, and identify the skills you need to develop if you want to enhance your own leadership experience.

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24 hrs
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History & The Arts

A freelance career in the creative arts

A freelance career in the creative arts is a free badged course which lasts 8 weeks, with approximately 3 hours’ study time each week. You can work through the course at your own pace, so if you have more time one week, there’s nothing to stop you pushing on and completing another week’s study. This course has a specific focus on the ...

Free course
24 hrs
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Education & Development

Succeed in the workplace

Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be returning after a break? If so, then this free course, Succeed in the workplace, is for you. It will help you explore career opportunities. You will also gain the skills to write strong CVs and application forms, and to handle different types of interviews. By the end ...

Free course
24 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Lorraine & Kate: Depression

Lorraine and Kate started drifting apart - but Kate was being dragged under

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Health, Sports & Psychology

Training for speed and power in sport and fitness

In this free course you will explore two aspects of strength and conditioning in sport and fitness: speed and power. Strength and conditioning is the physical preparation of athletes and in this course you will explore the physiology of speed before looking at training methods to develop speed. You will also look at power which is a concept ...

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5 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Perspectives on social work: individual stories

In this series of four interviews you will watch a service user, a carer, a social worker and a social work manager talking about their different experiences. The interviews will illustrate the importance of listening to people’s stories, the importance of relationship in social work practice, and the importance of the context in which social ...

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2 hrs
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Money & Business

The many forms of workplace bullying

Workplace bullying can take many forms - and can sometimes be hard to spot. Frances McGregor tells you all you need to know.

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Money & Business

Working in diverse teams

This free badged course, Working in diverse teams, will help you consider your experience of working in teams and the different roles you play in them. It will increase your confidence in marketing this key skill to employers as well improve your ability to perform well in teams you are currently part of.

Free course
24 hrs
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Money & Business

Exploring career mentoring and coaching

This free course, Exploring career mentoring and coaching, will explain what mentors and career coaches do and how a colleague or expert who can ask the right questions, challenge assumptions, and help an individual to find the best solutions for themselves, can make a significant difference in a wide range of situations and contexts.

Free course
24 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

What makes a good father?

Families come in all shapes and sizes, and not all families include fathers. But when there’s a father or someone in the fathering role, we all have our own ideas about what makes a good dad. What does a man have to do to earn this title, and have our standards changed over time? Explore our interactive to learn more.

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Health, Sports & Psychology

A reader's guide to Enduring Love

Ian McEwan's 1997 novel Enduring Love is a psychological study about love and obsession.

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Money & Business

Internships and other work experiences

In this free course, Internships and other work experiences, you’ll begin by learning more about what an internship is and how it might differ from other forms of work experience. You’ll find out what you can gain personally and professionally, and consider the practicalities of obtaining work experience, from how to choose what’s right for you,...

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24 hrs