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Education & Development

How children become fully-formed adults and how we all keep learning.
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Education & Development

Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing

Do you have a professional or personal interest in the mental health issues affecting young children? Are you working with children or are you a parent or carer? This free course, Supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing, is designed to give insight into the factors that are contributing to our youngest citizens’ poor mental health; ...

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24 hrs
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Education & Development

Being an OU student

The induction course for new OU students, covering the essentials for starting your undergraduate studies.

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12 hrs
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Succeeding in postgraduate study

This free course, Succeeding in postgraduate study, will help you to become familiar with the requirements and demands of postgraduate study and to develop the skills and confidence to pursue your learning further.

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24 hrs
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An appreciative approach to inquiry

This free course, An appreciative approach to inquiry, is designed to support groups of practitioners or individuals adopt an appreciative inquiry approach to reflecting, questioning, and developing their collective or individual practices. It is particularly aimed at those working in education at any level and any context to engage in teacher ...

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12 hrs
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Education & Development

Pineapples and Pashto: building intercultural competence through Peace Education

Developing intercultural competence can help people interact well across differences. Lucy Henning and Ellis Brooks explain how relationships that work well are key to building peaceful school communities.

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Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely!

Meet Frank and travel with him on his adventures through the (sometimes foggy) realms of social media. Explore sharing, filter bubbles and fake news- maybe you can learn from Frank's mistakes with the help of Josie Long.

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