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  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

    This free course The science of nutrition and healthy eating looks at the science behind nutrition covering aspects of biology chemistry and physics as well as giving some insight into healthier eating Reading food labels choosing healthier foods hydrating appropriately and understanding how we taste food will allow you to be more informed about the choices you make about the food you eat

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Apr 2020

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  • Managing my money for young adults

    This free course Managing my money for young adults will help you start to think about managing your finances You will learn how to budget effectively and will be encouraged to start thinking about your financial future

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2020

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    Managing my money for young adults
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Jan 2020
    This free course, Managing my money for young adults, will help you start to think...
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    English: skills for learning

    English skills for learning is a free course for anybody who is thinking of studying for a university degree and would like to develop the English reading and writing skills needed to succeed You will learn through a range of engaging activities aimed at extending your existing language skills

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Mar 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Mar 2020
    English: skills for learning, is a free course for anybody who is thinking of...
  • Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world

    This free courseDigital skills succeeding in a digital world will develop your confidence and skills for life online whether study work or everyday life It explores a range of digital skills and practices including digital identity digital wellbeing staying safe and legal finding and using information and online tools and dealing with information overload The importance of developing a critical approach to life online is emphasised throughout whether consuming or creating information Youll be encouraged to reflect on your own situation and to apply what you learn to reallife scenarios using a digital skills plan to keep a record of progress

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jul 2020

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    Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 13 Jul 2020
    This free course, Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world, will develop...
  • Personal branding for career success

    This free coursePersonal branding for career successconsiders what a personal brand is and whether you currently have one Youll look in detail at theories and examples of personal branding and relevant marketing processes and practices Youll identify the values skills knowledge and expertise that you want to promote to employers and consider different ways to build and present your own brand

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Jan 2020
    This free course, Personal branding for career success, considers what a...
  • Can renewable energy sources power the world?

    We ask the question Can renewable energy sources power the world as a response to the growing awareness that increased use of renewable energy technologies is making a major contribution to global efforts to limit anthropogenic climate change The course begins by examining the environmental concerns that have caused a rise in interest in renewable energy introducing the main sources and technologies and describing global efforts to increase the share of renewables The course then looks at each of the principal renewable energy technologies and the contributions they might make to global energy demand Finally several future energy scenarios are analysed to show how combinations of renewable energy sources and technologies could provide a major share of global energy needs

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Mar 2020

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    Can renewable energy sources power the world?
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 06 Mar 2020
    We ask the question ‘Can renewable energy sources power the world?’ as a response...
  • Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging

    This free course Exploring learning disabilities supporting belonging takes the reallife cases of a number of different people to explore what it is like to have the label learning disability The course also considers how it feels to support someone with a learning disability as a family member a friend an advocate or a paid worker Through these human stories the course considers the complex moral ethical and practical debates learning disability gives rise to

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Mar 2020

  • Moons of our Solar System

    In this free course Moons of our Solar System explore the many moons of our Solar System Find out what makes them special Should we send humans to our Moon again

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Feb 2021

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 15 Feb 2021
    In this free course, Moons of our Solar System, explore the many moons of our...
  • Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab

    Have you ever wondered how the internet gets into your home school college or workplace How do all the computers phones tablets printers and other devices connect and work together In this free course Discovering computer networks hands on in the Open Networking Lab you can explore how computer networks operate discover how data is sent around the internet put your understanding into practice using an inbuilt network simulator to create your own simulated computer networks

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Oct 2019

  • Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab

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    Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 30 Oct 2019
    Have you ever wondered how the internet gets into your home, school, college or...
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    Understanding antibiotic resistance

    Antibiotic resistance is a serious threat compromising our ability to treat infections and increasing the risk of routine surgery Resistant infections are increasing due to overuse of antibiotics and this has resulted in the emergence of superbugs bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics This free course Understanding antibiotic resistance provides the science background underlying antibiotic resistance It will cover the following questions What are antibiotics Why do we need them How do they work What is antibiotic resistance Why is it a problem What can we do about it

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Sep 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 03 Sep 2019
    Antibiotic resistance is a serious threat, compromising our ability to treat...
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    Smart cities

    This free course will help you to navigate your own path through the complex landscape of smart cities Youll hear from smart city innovators and entrepreneurs city leaders communities and business connecting with learners from around the world to reflect on issues facing smart cities of different sizes and situations

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2019

  • Smart cities

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Sep 2019
    This free course will help you to navigate your own path through the complex...
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    The science of alcohol

    Alcohol plays a considerable part in the daily lives of humanity and has done for thousands of years This free course The science of alcohol looks at the science behind the processes of brewing distilling and vinification and how many of our beverages are made A historical aspect is also covered showing how the modern production techniques have developed from ancient methods and how scientists ensure that products are safe to drink The course also looks at the biological effects of alcohol and how it affects the human body

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jan 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 20 Jan 2020
    Alcohol plays a considerable part in the daily lives of humanity and has done for...
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    Microgravity: living on the International Space Station

    This free badged open course Microgravity living on the International Space Station will help you to consider microgravity environments in more detail than before You will make direct comparisons of some important physical values between the International Space Station ISS the Earth and the Moon

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Dec 2019

  • Microgravity: living on the International Space Station

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Dec 2019
    This free badged open course, Microgravity: living on the International Space...
  • Getting started with German 1

    Almost 100 million people speak German as their main language Most of them live in Germany Austria and Switzerland making German one of the most widelyused languages in Europe Although now associated with economic success and advances in science and technology German has a longstanding reputation as the language of poets and thinkers die Sprache der Dichter und Denker The German speaking countries are also a popular tourist destination offering visitors a great variety of landscapes from the sandy beaches in the North to the majestic alps in the South not to forget hills lakes rivers vineyards and the historic and buzzing cities of Berlin Zrich and Vienna In this 2week course you will go on a journey through Germany Austria and Switzerland and introduce you to the language skills you need to start understanding and using German You will start from the basics simple greetings introducing yourself and using numbers Progressing towards being able to join conversations in German and to understand and use the language in a variety of scenarios This OpenLearn course is an extract from the beginning of the Open Centre for Languages and Cultures short courseLXG001 Beginners German 1 fang anAfter completing this free course you may wish to register for the full course to continue your learning

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Jan 2021

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 04 Jan 2021
    Almost 100 million people speak German as their main language. Most of them live...
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    Supporting children's development

    Supporting childrens development is an introductory course for anyone who is interested in childrens development especially support staff in schools such as teaching assistantsIt builds on your knowledge and skills to develop a deeper understanding of children from the early years to school leavers You will be introduced to some core ideas surrounding development and learning behaviour special needs and disabilities

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    Free course

    15 hours

    Updated on:

    16 Apr 2020

  • Supporting children's development

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    Beginner level Duration 15 hours Updated 16 Apr 2020
    Supporting children’s development is an introductory course for anyone who is...
  • Getting started with Italian 3

    In this free course Getting started with Italian 3 you will learn and practise how to make enquiries about travel times using the 12hour and 24hour clock Youll also have the opportunity to learn about the Tuscan Archipelago and about ferry services in Italy The course also explores the Italian rail network and youll learn vocabulary for talking about different types of train The course offers interactive activities which will allow you to practise your listening and speaking skills and there are quizzes so that you can test your learning

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jun 2021

  • Getting started with Italian 3

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 15 Jun 2021
    In this free course, Getting started with Italian 3, you will learn and practise...
  • Getting started with Italian 2

    In the free course Getting started with Italian 2 you will learn and practise how to ask and say the time in Italian This will include learning and practising how to ask and say the time using the 24hour clock which is commonly used for arrival and departure times and for the opening and closing of shops and services The course offers interactive activities which will allow you to practise your listening and speaking skills and there are quizzes so that you can test your learning

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jun 2021

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 15 Jun 2021
    In the free course, Getting started with Italian 2, you will learn and practise...
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    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

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    19 May 2021

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    Challenging ideas in mental health

    Take a new and different look at mental health This free course Challenging ideas in mental health invites you to think differently about lifes dilemmas by taking account of the views of all concerned especially people experiencing mental distress It explores ideas and practice in mental health and will appeal to a wide range of people

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    12 May 2021

  • Challenging ideas in mental health

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    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 12 May 2021
    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging...
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    The caring manager in health and social care

    In this free course The caring manager in health and social care particular attention will be paid to stress and change the relationship between stress and organisational change and the ways in which management can lead with a caring face in the context of ongoing organisational change in health and social care

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    Free course

    7 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    11 May 2021

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    Upper intermediate French: discovering French cinema

    This free course Upper intermediate French discovering French cinema will help you discover aspects of French and francophone cinema At the same time you will also focus on grammatical points such as expressing a comparison in French or understanding the structure of a sentence in the infinitive Part of the materials will be in English but the course is mainly in French

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    05 May 2021

  • Upper intermediate French: discovering French cinema

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    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 05 May 2021
    This free course, Upper intermediate French: discovering French cinema, will help...
  • Getting started with Spanish 3

    This free course will take you some steps further in your journey toward learning Spanish You should have some previous knowledge of Spanish whether you have studied Getting Started with Spanish 1 and Getting Started with Spanish 2or because you have learned Spanish elsewhere This free course will allow you to practise some very useful skills such as how to greet people in different contexts how to invite friends to go out with you and how to accept or decline their invitations This OpenLearn course is an extract from the beginning of the Open Centre for Languages and Cultures short courseLXS003 Beginners Spanish 3 AdelanteAfter completing this free course you may wish to register for the full course to continue your learning

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Apr 2021

  • Getting started with Spanish 3

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    Getting started with Spanish 3
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 22 Apr 2021
    This free course will take you some steps further in your journey toward learning...
  • Getting started with Spanish 2

    This free course is your next step to continue your journey learning Spanish one of the most widely spoken languages in the world You should have some knowledge of Spanish either because you have studied Getting started with Spanish 1or because you have learned Spanish elsewhere In this free course you will work with audio and interactive activities to practise the skills you need to talk about everyday activities you do including how to tell the time You will also learn the present tense form of some common verbs and how to pronounce the r sound This OpenLearn course is an extract from the beginning of the Open Centre for Languages and Cultures short course LXS002 Beginners Spanish 2 En marchaAfter completing this free course you may wish to register for the full course to continue your learning

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Apr 2021

  • Getting started with Spanish 2

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    Getting started with Spanish 2
    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 22 Apr 2021
    This free course is your next step to continue your journey learning Spanish, one...
  • Using data to aid organisational change

    This free course explores how to use data to inform a change you would like to make within your business or organisational contextIt looks at the typeofevidence you can gather to inform your proposed change and how to evaluate data with a view to using it as part of this transformation Specifically you will learn about internal and external sources of secondary information and how to evaluate them You will also examine how to negotiate access to different types of information in a work context Finally you will obtain hands on experience in collecting and using secondary sources of information in the context of researching and making this organisational change Transcript

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    20 Apr 2021

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    Using data to aid organisational change
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 20 Apr 2021
    This free course explores how to use data to inform a change you would like to...
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    What do we mean by digital health and social care?

    This free course What do we mean by digital health and social carewill focus on digital health and social care technologies It will explore the different types of technologies that exist in health and social care and the advantages and disadvantages associated with each of them It will also focus on policies and digital innovations in different parts of the UK

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2021

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    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 19 Apr 2021
    This free course, What do we mean by digital health and social care?, will...
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