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Men’s grief and belonging through football following perinatal loss article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Men’s grief and belonging through football following perinatal loss

How do bereaved fathers find support after losing a baby shortly before or after birth? This article looks at men’s experiences of belonging to a Sands United football team (the stillbirth and neonatal death society).

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5 mins
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Being a boy

What is life like for boys today? In what follows, we explore aspects of contemporary boyhood, drawing on research conducted at The Open University and elsewhere.

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10 mins
Compassion and care: staff experiences of death, the role of bereavement policies in higher education article icon

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Compassion and care: staff experiences of death, the role of bereavement policies in higher education

Bereavement is something many of us will experience during our working lives. A recent survey set out to find out more about bereavement support for staff in UK HEIs.

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5 mins
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Education & Development

CPD Standards Office accredited learning on OpenLearn

OpenLearn badged courses allow learners of all backgrounds and levels of ability to demonstrate an interest in a subject, evidence of professional development or a commitment to their studies.

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5 mins
The Quilt of Excellence: how to support older people with learning disabilities and their families article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

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10 mins
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Supporting older people with learning disabilities and their families

This free course, Supporting older people with learning disabilities and their families, stems from research that explored how to improve the care and support for older people with learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge others, and their families.

Free course
6 hrs
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Why school-based sex education isn’t inclusive enough

Only a small minority of LGBT young people learn about sexual health in the classroom, which could put them at risk. 

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5 mins
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Education & Development

The importance of education for students in secure environments

Marina Postlethwaite Bowler looks at the benefits of education for students in secure environments (SiSE) and the challenges faced by SiSE learners.

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5 mins
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Ageing, health inequalities and an integrated approach

What can we do to help people age well in a fairer society?

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5 mins
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Ageing, health inequalities and person-centred care

How can healthcare professionals ensure that people are treated fairly, irrespective of their age, background, financial circumstances or where they live? This article looks further into inequalities in health.

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5 mins
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Caring for an older family member with learning disabilities

Whether you are a parent or sibling caring for a relative with a learning disability, this free course, Caring for an older family member with learning disabilities, is designed to help you navigate the system as they grow older. It has been developed from a cutting-edge research project that explored how to improve the care and support for ...

Free course
4 hrs
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World Bipolar Day

Every year, on 30 March, our global community comes together to shine a spotlight on bipolar disorder. The vision of World Bipolar Day is to increase understanding about what bipolar is - and isn’t - and to banish stigma around the condition.

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5 mins