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  • Try distance learning for FREE with the OU

    OpenLearn from The Open University, is a free online learning resource that’s open to everyone. It’s a great way to see if distance learning is right for you and prepare you for university.

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    Read now: Try distance learning for FREE with the OU about Managing projects through people

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    04 May 2021

  • Try distance learning for FREE with the OU

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 May 2021
    OpenLearn from The Open University, is a free online learning resource that’s open to everyone. It’s a great way to see if distance learning is right for you...
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Apr 2021

  • Free employability and training courses to support your Kickstart Scheme journey – for candidates and employers

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Apr 2021
    The Open University has partnered with Jobcentre Plus to offer free training tools designed to fit flexibly around any six-month Kickstart Scheme placement.
  • Asexuality 101: Isn’t that for plants?

    By Hannah King

    I like to nip that one in the bud as soon as possible. Yes, Asexuality can refer to a form of plant procreation, no, we do not bud, yes, we have heard this joke a billion times, and yes, we are kinda bored of it at this point.

    Read now: Asexuality 101: Isn’t that for plants? about Managing projects through people

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    10 mins

    Updated on:

    09 Mar 2021

  • Asexuality 101: Isn’t that for plants?

    Beginner level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Mar 2021
    I like to nip that one in the bud as soon as possible. Yes, Asexuality can refer to a form of plant procreation, no, we do not bud, yes, we have heard this...
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    Open Education Week

    Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. We've got involved by sharing our best open educational resources with you. 

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Feb 2021

  • Open Education Week

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    Introductory level Updated 23 Feb 2021
    Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. We've got involved by sharing our best open educational resources with you. 
  • Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness

    By Dr Naomi Holford

    Transgender and non-binary children and young people are more visible than ever – but their voices are not often heard.

    Read now: Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness about Managing projects through people

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    10 mins

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2021

  • Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness

    Beginner level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Feb 2021
    Transgender and non-binary children and young people are more visible than ever – but their voices are not often heard.
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    Year of the Ox: Chinese New Year

    By Dr Qian Kan

    牛年快乐 ! Niú nián kuàilè! Happy Year of the Ox. Why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words to celebrate Chinese New Year?

    Read now: Year of the Ox: Chinese New Year about Managing projects through people

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Feb 2021

  • Year of the Ox: Chinese New Year

    Year of the Ox: Chinese New Year Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Photo 200368864 © Charactoon | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Feb 2021
    牛年快乐 ! Niú nián kuàilè! Happy Year of the Ox. Why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words to celebrate Chinese New Year?
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    Developing Stamina for Decolonising Higher Education

    By Sharon Stein

    What are the challenges, possibilities and complexities of decolonising Higher Education? Sharon Stein explores how to hold space for the difficulties of decolonisation in this article and video.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Feb 2021

  • Developing Stamina for Decolonising Higher Education

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    Developing Stamina for Decolonising Higher Education Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Vanessa Andreotti
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Feb 2021
    What are the challenges, possibilities and complexities of decolonising Higher Education? Sharon Stein explores how to hold space for the difficulties of...
  • How can you take your teaching online?

    A number of schools and universities have closed to most pupils due to COVID-19, but how can you quickly move your teaching online? Check out our FREE remote learning resources.

    Read now: How can you take your teaching online? about Managing projects through people

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    04 Jan 2021

  • How can you take your teaching online?

    Introductory level Updated 04 Jan 2021
    A number of schools and universities have closed to most pupils due to COVID-19, but how can you quickly move your teaching online? Check out our FREE remote...
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    Read this before you fall for a personalised book

    By Professor Natalia Kucirkova

    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova explores...

    Read now: Read this before you fall for a personalised book about Managing projects through people

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Nov 2020

  • Read this before you fall for a personalised book

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Nov 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova...
  • Redundancy - what are your next steps?

    Are you facing or under threat of redundancy? If so, you’ll no doubt agree that being in this position can be really challenging, however, it can also provide you with the opportunity to reflect and reset your priorities.

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    Updated on:

    11 Nov 2020

  • Redundancy - what are your next steps?

    Updated 11 Nov 2020
    Are you facing or under threat of redundancy? If so, you’ll no doubt agree that being in this position can be really challenging, however, it can...

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  • Try distance learning for FREE with the OU

    OpenLearn from The Open University, is a free online learning resource that’s open to everyone. It’s a great way to see if distance learning is right for you and prepare you for university.

    Updated content

    Read now: Try distance learning for FREE with the OU about Managing projects through people

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    10 mins

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    Updated on:

    04 May 2021

  • Try distance learning for FREE with the OU

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 May 2021
    OpenLearn from The Open University, is a free online learning resource that’s open to everyone. It’s a great way to see if distance learning is right for you...
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    Updated on:

    27 Apr 2021

  • Free employability and training courses to support your Kickstart Scheme journey – for candidates and employers

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Apr 2021
    The Open University has partnered with Jobcentre Plus to offer free training tools designed to fit flexibly around any six-month Kickstart Scheme placement.
  • Asexuality 101: Isn’t that for plants?

    By Hannah King

    I like to nip that one in the bud as soon as possible. Yes, Asexuality can refer to a form of plant procreation, no, we do not bud, yes, we have heard this joke a billion times, and yes, we are kinda bored of it at this point.

    Read now: Asexuality 101: Isn’t that for plants? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Updated on:

    09 Mar 2021

  • Asexuality 101: Isn’t that for plants?

    Beginner level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Mar 2021
    I like to nip that one in the bud as soon as possible. Yes, Asexuality can refer to a form of plant procreation, no, we do not bud, yes, we have heard this...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Open Education Week

    Open Education Week

    Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. We've got involved by sharing our best open educational resources with you. 

    Read now: Open Education Week about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Feb 2021

  • Open Education Week

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    Introductory level Updated 23 Feb 2021
    Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. We've got involved by sharing our best open educational resources with you. 
  • Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness

    By Dr Naomi Holford

    Transgender and non-binary children and young people are more visible than ever – but their voices are not often heard.

    Read now: Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2021

  • Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness

    Beginner level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Feb 2021
    Transgender and non-binary children and young people are more visible than ever – but their voices are not often heard.
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    Year of the Ox: Chinese New Year

    By Dr Qian Kan

    牛年快乐 ! Niú nián kuàilè! Happy Year of the Ox. Why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words to celebrate Chinese New Year?

    Read now: Year of the Ox: Chinese New Year about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Feb 2021

  • Year of the Ox: Chinese New Year

    Year of the Ox: Chinese New Year Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Photo 200368864 © Charactoon | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Feb 2021
    牛年快乐 ! Niú nián kuàilè! Happy Year of the Ox. Why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words to celebrate Chinese New Year?
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Vanessa Andreotti

    Developing Stamina for Decolonising Higher Education

    By Sharon Stein

    What are the challenges, possibilities and complexities of decolonising Higher Education? Sharon Stein explores how to hold space for the difficulties of decolonisation in this article and video.

    Watch now: Developing Stamina for Decolonising Higher Education about Managing projects through people

    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Feb 2021

  • Developing Stamina for Decolonising Higher Education

    Featuring: Video Video
    Developing Stamina for Decolonising Higher Education Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Vanessa Andreotti
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Feb 2021
    What are the challenges, possibilities and complexities of decolonising Higher Education? Sharon Stein explores how to hold space for the difficulties of...
  • Everyday skills in maths and English

    Do you want to improve your reading, writing or maths skills? We have the solution. Exciting new free online courses for anyone who wants to get inspired and brush up on their everyday skills in maths and English.

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jan 2021

  • Everyday skills in maths and English

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    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 13 Jan 2021
    Do you want to improve your reading, writing or maths skills? We have the solution. Exciting new free online courses for anyone who wants to get inspired and...
  • How can you take your teaching online?

    A number of schools and universities have closed to most pupils due to COVID-19, but how can you quickly move your teaching online? Check out our FREE remote learning resources.

    Read now: How can you take your teaching online? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Jan 2021

  • How can you take your teaching online?

    Introductory level Updated 04 Jan 2021
    A number of schools and universities have closed to most pupils due to COVID-19, but how can you quickly move your teaching online? Check out our FREE remote...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Photo 156662534 © Fizkes | Dreamstime.com

    Read this before you fall for a personalised book

    By Professor Natalia Kucirkova

    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova explores...

    Read now: Read this before you fall for a personalised book about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Nov 2020

  • Read this before you fall for a personalised book

    Read this before you fall for a personalised book Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Photo 156662534 © Fizkes | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Nov 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova...

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    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years

    Course Course
    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools

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    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Do you work in a primary school supporting children’s learning? This is one of the...

    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning

    Course Course
    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Teaching assistants and classroom support staff represent one of the fastest...

    BA (Honours) Early Years

    Course Course
    BA (Honours) Early Years
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Do you work with young children? Do you want to boost your career and develop your...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Primary Teaching and Learning

    Course Course
    Diploma of Higher Education in Primary Teaching and Learning
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Classroom and teaching assistants and classroom support staff represent one of the...