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How children become fully-formed adults and how we all keep learning.
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Understanding children: Babies being heard free course icon Level

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Understanding children: Babies being heard

In this free course, Understanding children: Babies being heard, you will find out some of the things that very young babies can do. You will also discover how babies can contribute to family life and relationships from birth. You will look at what they need from other adults and children, and what they can learn.

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5 hrs
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Understanding society: Families free course icon Level

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Understanding society: Families

In this free course, Understanding society: Families, you will explore how different families have different ideas about how work in the home should be divided. You will also investigate the diversity of families. We will see how any discussion of the division of labour has to recognise that families differ in terms of shape and size.

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5 hrs
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Creating open educational resources free course icon Level

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Creating open educational resources

Are you interested in creating your own open educational resources? This free course, Creating open educational resources, will help you to write a learning course and provide you with links to various resources for open-learning materials. You will learn about the different purposes of self-instruction and receive advice about the techniques ...

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15 hrs
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Race and Youth Policy: working with young people free course icon Level

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Race and Youth Policy: working with young people

How should we, as a society, best respond to and prevent gang and knife crime and violent extremism? 

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6 hrs
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A tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu died in Cape Town on Boxing Day. In this article, Anna Page reflects on meeting and being in the presence of the cleric and social activist at St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town.

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Dr Eric Addae Kyeremeh on his experience at The Open University

Dr Eric Addae Kyeremeh explains here the staffing changes he has noticed over the past ten years, working at the OU, and his highlights.

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15 mins