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

Education & Development 

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

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 aims to find out…

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Society, Politics & Law 

Embodied Intersectionality and British South Asian Muslim Women

What is embodied intersectionality and how might certain stereotypes affect veil-wearing British South Asian Muslim women? Rashida Bibi explores…

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Education & Development 

Ethnicity as a Learning Tool

How can students have an effective learning experience and attain good grades, irrespective of their ethnicities? Dr Manfusa Shams explores three challenges relating to this... 

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Beginners’ Tamil: a taster course

This free course, Beginners’ Tamil: a taster course, provides a brief introduction to the Tamil language and its scripts and sounds. You will learn how to greet people and introduce yourself, as well as how to ----- from one to ten. You will also be introduced to Tamil society and culture and will learn about the food and music popular in Tamil-speaking societies. This introductory course offers you a chance to start an exciting new learning experience and learn a new language, with a range of activities.  

Free course
4 hrs
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History & The Arts 

The life of Mama Elouise Edwards

From her birth in Georgetown, British Guiana, to her MBE for services to the Manchester community, this article explores the extraordinary life of Mama Elouise Edwards...

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15 mins
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'A Rose By Any Other Name...': The Importance of Words when it comes to Race article icon

Education & Development 

'A Rose By Any Other Name...': The Importance of Words when it comes to Race

Siobhan Halliday looks at politically correct terms to do with race and reflects on her experiences with casual racism as a member of the Irish Catholic Community.

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Society, Politics & Law 

The Tulsa Race Massacre

The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 saw between 39-300 people killed and 10,000 African Americans made homeless after two days of state violence. So why have we only begun to hear about this recently? Dr David Scott explores.

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Education & Development 

Working with diversity in services for children and young people

This free course, Working with diversity in services for children and young people, will provide you with an understanding of the ways in which diverse and intersecting social identities structure the lives and experiences of children and young people, and the implications of those identities for professional practice. Although designed primarily for those working with or supporting children or young people, whether in a paid or voluntary role, it will also be of interest to those who wish to improve their understanding of services for children and young people.

Free course
8 hrs
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History & The Arts 

Black Majority Churches (BMCs) and the transformation of British Christianity

John Maiden explores Black and Minority Ethnic expressions of the Christian tradition while Sheena Daley gives a personal reflection on Black Christian Churches...

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40 mins
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Education & Development 

Reflecting on Race at The Open University

This collection of videos from a conference during Black History Month reflects on race and ethnicity at The Open University.

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3 hrs
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Helen Cammock and the art of storytelling

The artist Helen Cammock discusses how her art has transformed from using herself as a conduit for conversations about race to ‘the collective’ in this film. In the article below Philip Seargeant explores how art can operate as a form of storytelling, different to political or media storytelling.

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10 mins
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Science, Maths & Technology 

Decolonising computing?

What might it mean to decolonise computing? Mustafa Ali explores in this article.

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15 mins
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