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    Why are young men worldwide experiencing mental health crises?

    By Will Storr

    Everywhere around the world, the suicide rates amongst men outstrips that of women. The writer Will Storr hears some stories - and asks why.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Nov 2021

  • Why are young men worldwide experiencing mental health crises?

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 19 Nov 2021
    Everywhere around the world, the suicide rates amongst men outstrips that of women. The writer Will Storr hears some stories - and asks why.
  • Skills to succeed in the workplace

    Scottish football clubs have partnered with The Open University to provide a selection of free training courses to enhance your career prospects and opportunities. 

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Nov 2021

  • Skills to succeed in the workplace

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Nov 2021
    Scottish football clubs have partnered with The Open University to provide a selection of free training courses to enhance your career prospects and...
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Aug 2021

  • The impact of COVID-19 on Black children and young people living in London

    The impact of COVID-19 on Black children and young people living in London Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Photo 192111952 / Child © Millafedotova | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Aug 2021
    How have the lives of Black children and young people been affected by COVID-19 and the associated lockdowns? A new research study at The Open University...
  • Including diversity in race, ethnicity and culture in your teaching

    By Dr Anita Naoko Pilgrim

    Are you an educator, someone working with children or with adult students, who hopes to use the Black History Month resources to make your teaching practice more inclusive for pupils and students from a black or minority ethnic background? Here...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Sep 2020

  • Including diversity in race, ethnicity and culture in your teaching

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Sep 2020
    Are you an educator, someone working with children or with adult students, who hopes to use the Black History Month resources to make your teaching practice...
  • 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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    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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    A history of child protection

    By Barbara Bilston

    Barbara Bilston looks at the history of the development of child protection provision in the UK.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Barbara Bilston looks at the history of the development of child protection provision in the UK.
  • The Children's Research Centre Hub

    The Open University's Children's Research Centre enables participation by children and young people - this collection of FREE resources explores some of their important work. 

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Feb 2019

  • The Children's Research Centre Hub

    Introductory level Updated 01 Feb 2019
    The Open University's Children's Research Centre enables participation by children and young people - this collection of FREE resources explores some of...
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    How would you respond to social discrimination?

    By Dr Peter Bloom

    Welcome to the world of Virtual Inclusion. Get into the shoes of three young people facing discrimination at school, and see how you can help promote social inclusion.

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    15 mins

    Updated on:

    28 Jan 2019

  • How would you respond to social discrimination?

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    Duration 15 mins Updated 28 Jan 2019
    Welcome to the world of Virtual Inclusion. Get into the shoes of three young people facing discrimination at school, and see how you can help promote...
  • What is Talk Factory?

    By Dr Cindy Kerawalla

    Talk factory is a very simple online tool and app designed to support teachers and students during group discussion. 

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    5 mins

    Updated on:

    16 Jan 2019

  • What is Talk Factory?

    Beginner level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2019
    Talk factory is a very simple online tool and app designed to support teachers and students during group discussion. 

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    Why are young men worldwide experiencing mental health crises?

    By Will Storr

    Everywhere around the world, the suicide rates amongst men outstrips that of women. The writer Will Storr hears some stories - and asks why.

    Updated content

    Read now: Why are young men worldwide experiencing mental health crises? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Nov 2021

  • Why are young men worldwide experiencing mental health crises?

    Why are young men worldwide experiencing mental health crises? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Unsplash Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 19 Nov 2021
    Everywhere around the world, the suicide rates amongst men outstrips that of women. The writer Will Storr hears some stories - and asks why.
  • Skills to succeed in the workplace

    Scottish football clubs have partnered with The Open University to provide a selection of free training courses to enhance your career prospects and opportunities. 

    Updated content

    Read now: Skills to succeed in the workplace about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Nov 2021

  • Skills to succeed in the workplace

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Nov 2021
    Scottish football clubs have partnered with The Open University to provide a selection of free training courses to enhance your career prospects and...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Photo 192111952 / Child © Millafedotova | Dreamstime.com
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Aug 2021

  • The impact of COVID-19 on Black children and young people living in London

    The impact of COVID-19 on Black children and young people living in London Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Photo 192111952 / Child © Millafedotova | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Aug 2021
    How have the lives of Black children and young people been affected by COVID-19 and the associated lockdowns? A new research study at The Open University...
  • Including diversity in race, ethnicity and culture in your teaching

    By Dr Anita Naoko Pilgrim

    Are you an educator, someone working with children or with adult students, who hopes to use the Black History Month resources to make your teaching practice more inclusive for pupils and students from a black or minority ethnic background? Here...

    Read now: Including diversity in race, ethnicity and culture in your teaching about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Sep 2020

  • Including diversity in race, ethnicity and culture in your teaching

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Sep 2020
    Are you an educator, someone working with children or with adult students, who hopes to use the Black History Month resources to make your teaching practice...
  • 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

    Article

    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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    What is the national learning hub for volunteers?

    The national learning hub for volunteers takes you on a journey with tools, resources and courses, to help you gain the confidence and recognition you deserve as a volunteer or someone working with volunteers.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2020

  • What is the national learning hub for volunteers?

    What is the national learning hub for volunteers? Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Helpforce
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Jan 2020
    The national learning hub for volunteers takes you on a journey with tools, resources and courses, to help you gain the confidence and recognition you...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Matthew Bowden | Dreamstime.com

    A history of child protection

    By Barbara Bilston

    Barbara Bilston looks at the history of the development of child protection provision in the UK.

    Read now: A history of child protection about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • A history of child protection

    A history of child protection Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Matthew Bowden | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Barbara Bilston looks at the history of the development of child protection provision in the UK.

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

    Course Course
    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Young People

    Course Course
    Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Young People
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Do you have experience of working with young people in informal settings such as...

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    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

    Course Course
    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Young People

    Course Course
    Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Young People
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Do you have experience of working with young people in informal settings such as...

    BA (Honours) Youth Work

    Course Course
    BA (Honours) Youth Work
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    There are few things more important or rewarding than making a positive difference...

    BA (Hons) Youth Justice Studies (England and Wales)

    Course Course
    BA (Hons) Youth Justice Studies (England and Wales)
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Foundation Degree in Working with Young People

    Course Course
    Foundation Degree in Working with Young People
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    If you work with young people as a volunteer or in a paid role, the Foundation...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People

    Course Course
    Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    This practice-based diploma course is the qualification for you if you’re living...