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    Keeping Mum: learning how to be a father

    By Martin Robb

    Does a positive male role model have to be present for boys to grown up to be well-adjusted young men? The Open University's Martin Robb looks at the evolving role of fathers in society...

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    10 Jun 2021

  • Keeping Mum: learning how to be a father

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2021
    Does a positive male role model have to be present for boys to grown up to be well-adjusted young men? The Open University's Martin Robb looks at the...
  • Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness

    By Dr Naomi Holford

    Transgender and non-binary children and young people are more visible than ever – but their voices are not often heard.

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    10 mins

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    16 Feb 2021

  • Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness

    Beginner level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Feb 2021
    Transgender and non-binary children and young people are more visible than ever – but their voices are not often heard.
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    Read this before you fall for a personalised book

    By Professor Natalia Kucirkova

    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova explores...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Nov 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Nov 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova...
  • Olympics 2012: Keeping it in the family

    Family and location play a vital role in an athlete's success. Find out how with these articles and videos.

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    01 Jul 2020

  • Olympics 2012: Keeping it in the family

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jul 2020
    Family and location play a vital role in an athlete's success. Find out how with these articles and videos.
  • What are the benefits of creative play at home?

    By Dr Natalie Canning

    From problem solving to revealing insights into children’s thinking and their concerns, there’s a lot to be said for creative play. This article explores the benefits and gives some top tips for creativity.

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    10 mins

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    22 Jun 2020

  • What are the benefits of creative play at home?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Jun 2020
    From problem solving to revealing insights into children’s thinking and their concerns, there’s a lot to be said for creative play. This article explores the...
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    18 Jun 2020

  • Emotion in motion: Supporting children’s understanding of different emotions through dance

    Emotion in motion: Supporting children’s understanding of different emotions through dance Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: ID 138846792 © Anna Demidova | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 18 Jun 2020
    Dance is great for children's social and emotional learning. This article explores 'Dancemotion', a collaborative project led by The Open University.
  • Child development and learning activities

    Are you a parent? Do you work with young children? We've put together a variety of FREE fun tasks to share with your children to help aid them in their learning and development.

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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Feb 2020

  • Child development and learning activities

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    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 20 Feb 2020
    Are you a parent? Do you work with young children? We've put together a variety of FREE fun tasks to share with your children to help aid them in their...
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    20 Feb 2020

  • Knickerbocker glory: Explore healthy eating

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Feb 2020
    Use this simple and fun activity to teach your child about healthy eating.
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  • Float or sink?: Explore your child’s ideas about the physical world

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Feb 2020
    Will an object float or sink? Use this easy activity to explore your child's understanding of the physical world.

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    Keeping Mum: learning how to be a father

    By Martin Robb

    Does a positive male role model have to be present for boys to grown up to be well-adjusted young men? The Open University's Martin Robb looks at the evolving role of fathers in society...

    Read now: Keeping Mum: learning how to be a father about Managing projects through people

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jun 2021

  • Keeping Mum: learning how to be a father

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2021
    Does a positive male role model have to be present for boys to grown up to be well-adjusted young men? The Open University's Martin Robb looks at the...
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    Working with diversity in services for children and young people

    This free course Working with diversity in services for children and young people will provide you with an understanding of the ways in which diverse and intersecting social identities structure the lives and experiences of children and young people and the implications of those identities for professional practice Although designed primarily for those working with or supporting children or young people whether in a paid or voluntary role it will also be of interest to those who wish to improve their understanding of services for children and young people

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    19 May 2021

  • Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness

    By Dr Naomi Holford

    Transgender and non-binary children and young people are more visible than ever – but their voices are not often heard.

    Read now: Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2021

  • Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness

    Beginner level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Feb 2021
    Transgender and non-binary children and young people are more visible than ever – but their voices are not often heard.
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    Read this before you fall for a personalised book

    By Professor Natalia Kucirkova

    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova explores...

    Read now: Read this before you fall for a personalised book about Managing projects through people

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Nov 2020

  • Read this before you fall for a personalised book

    Read this before you fall for a personalised book Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Photo 156662534 © Fizkes | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Nov 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova...
  • Olympics 2012: Keeping it in the family

    Family and location play a vital role in an athlete's success. Find out how with these articles and videos.

    Read now: Olympics 2012: Keeping it in the family about Managing projects through people

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jul 2020

  • Olympics 2012: Keeping it in the family

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jul 2020
    Family and location play a vital role in an athlete's success. Find out how with these articles and videos.
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    Children’s experiences with digital technologies

    This free course Childrens experiences with digital technologies is an introduction to how children use digital technologies such as mobile applications digital games and computers and what they learn from these experiences The course draws on debates about screen time to critically examine and present evidence about the effects of digital technologies on childrens learning and development It concludes with a set of evidencebased recommendations about how adults such as parents and teachers should engage with and manage childrens interactions with technology Transcript355

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    26 Jun 2020

  • Children’s experiences with digital technologies

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    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 26 Jun 2020
    This free course, Children’s experiences with digital technologies, is an...
  • What are the benefits of creative play at home?

    By Dr Natalie Canning

    From problem solving to revealing insights into children’s thinking and their concerns, there’s a lot to be said for creative play. This article explores the benefits and gives some top tips for creativity.

    Read now: What are the benefits of creative play at home? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jun 2020

  • What are the benefits of creative play at home?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Jun 2020
    From problem solving to revealing insights into children’s thinking and their concerns, there’s a lot to be said for creative play. This article explores the...
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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jun 2020

  • Emotion in motion: Supporting children’s understanding of different emotions through dance

    Emotion in motion: Supporting children’s understanding of different emotions through dance Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: ID 138846792 © Anna Demidova | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 18 Jun 2020
    Dance is great for children's social and emotional learning. This article explores 'Dancemotion', a collaborative project led by The Open University.
  • Early years team work and leadership

    This free course Early years team work and leadership explores aspects of teamwork and leadership for early years practitioners

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Apr 2020

  • Early years team work and leadership

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    Early years team work and leadership
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 27 Apr 2020
    This free course, Early years team work and leadership, explores aspects of...