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  • 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...
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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.
  • What are the benefits of volunteering?

    By Tyrrell Golding, Stephen Harrison

    Have you ever considered becoming a volunteer? Take a look at some of the benefits and discover how you can get started...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Apr 2019

  • What are the benefits of volunteering?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Apr 2019
    Have you ever considered becoming a volunteer? Take a look at some of the benefits and discover how you can get started...
  • 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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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Apr 2018

  • The Centre for Children and Young People’s Wellbeing at The Open University

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Apr 2018
    Find out more about The Centre for Children and Young People's Wellbeing and what the research focuses on. 
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Dec 2017

  • Download your free booklet 'Young People: Changing times'

    Download your free booklet 'Young People: Changing times' Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Dec 2017
    Download your free, 28-page booklet 'Young People: Changing times' to accompany the 'Child of Our Time 16' series. 
  • Should boys be taught about periods and the menstrual cycle at school?

    Could including boys in lessons on periods help reduce stigma and taboo around the menstrual cycle? A recent report suggests it might.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Oct 2017

  • Should boys be taught about periods and the menstrual cycle at school?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    Could including boys in lessons on periods help reduce stigma and taboo around the menstrual cycle? A recent report suggests it might.

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  • 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...
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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?

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    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...
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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.

    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.
  • What are the benefits of volunteering?

    By Tyrrell Golding, Stephen Harrison

    Have you ever considered becoming a volunteer? Take a look at some of the benefits and discover how you can get started...

    Read now: What are the benefits of volunteering? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Apr 2019

  • What are the benefits of volunteering?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Apr 2019
    Have you ever considered becoming a volunteer? Take a look at some of the benefits and discover how you can get started...

    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

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    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

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    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...

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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...