Author: Laura Dewis

OU on the BBC: OU 40th Anniversary

Updated Friday, 22nd May 2009
Four decades on, The Open University and the BBC are still creating thought-provoking content.

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Sir David Attenborough

2009 is a momentous year for The Open University. It's 40 years since we established a new approach to education: a university for everyone.

To enable this approach we pioneered learning through television and radio programmes. You'll recognise some of the fruit of this partnership, programmes like Coast, Rough Science and Child of our Time.

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