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    Developing career resilience

    This free course Developing career resilience will help you to understand the factors that influence career resilience and offer examples and tactics for you to develop your own resilience further

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Jan 2020

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    Primary education: listening and observing

    Would you like to volunteer or find work in your local primary school Are you thinking about becoming a teaching assistant or becoming a teacher in the future In this free course Primary education listening and observing you will have the chance to look inside primary schools and watch and listen to children and teaching staff Youll also find out what head teachers look for in people who want to work or volunteer in a primary school

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Jan 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Jan 2020
    Would you like to volunteer or find work in your local primary school? Are you...
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    Introduction to the context of accounting

    Please note As part of a review of content this course will be deleted from OpenLearn on Thursday 15th July 2021Revenue profit and loss balance sheets are these accounting terms that intimidate you This free course Introduction to the context of accounting will help you to understand the very basics of accounting from its historical beginnings to the objectives of modern day accountants You will learn how an accountant in business balances conflicting demands to maximise market share and profit

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    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    11 Feb 2016

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    French Revolution

    This free course provides basic historical background to the French Revolution It will show that the Revolution accelerated intellectual cultural and psychological change and opened up new horizons and possibilities In fact while much controversy and scepticism remain as to the real extent of underlying change in the social and economic structure of France it is generally agreed by scholars that the Revolution stimulated a widening of expectations and imaginative awareness a belief inherited from the Enlightenment in the possibility of progress as well as a conviction that state and society could be reconstituted with a view to realising social and individual aspirations and human happiness generally As it degenerated into violence and bloodshed however the Revolution also provoked scepticism and pessimism about progress and human nature The two basic types of modern political outlook progressive and conservative date from this experience Which if any of these sets of beliefs was true is not at issue here What matters is that the Revolution gave rise to them and gave them lasting life

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    16 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    29 Nov 2018

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    This free course provides basic historical background to the French Revolution. It...
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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

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    04 Mar 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Mar 2020
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    Understanding autism

    Learn about autism one of the most challenging longterm conditions of the century This free course Understanding autism introduces the autism spectrum how it is experienced by individuals and families and why it has become a global concern The course explains how understanding of the autism spectrum and approaches to diagnosis and care have evolved Key scientific approaches to studying autism are explained and illustrated alongside substantial use of different personal perspectives The course culminates with key topical issues such as autism in adulthood and missed diagnosis in women The course is suitable for all who need a clear authoritative overview and does not require prior knowledge of science or social science It uses text images and audiovisual media

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    02 Apr 2020

  • Understanding autism

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 02 Apr 2020
    Learn about autism, one of the most challenging long-term conditions of the...
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    Art and the Mexican Revolution

    In this free course Art and the Mexican Revolution you will explore one of Diego Riveras key murals which was commissioned by the Mexican government in the period after the Mexican Revolution of 19101920 These monumental public artworks designed to win over the Mexican peasantry and workingclass to the new postrevolutionary state brought Mexican mural artists international acclaim and Rivera was subsequently awarded important commissions in the United States Yet due to his commitment to a figurative form of propaganda Riveras reputation suffered during the Cold War period and these Mexican murals are now largely left out of dominant accounts of twentiethcentury United States art

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    Free course

    7 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    06 Mar 2019

  • Leadership and followership

    This free course Leadership and followership will help you to explore what makes a good leader recognise common leadership challenges and identify the skills you need to develop if you want to enhance your own leadership experience

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Dec 2019

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    This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes...
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    Corporate responsibility for industrial incidents

    This free course explores the law on corporate responsibility for industrial incidents looking at the UK law impact of globalisation and exploring Bhopal as a case study

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    02 Nov 2018

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    This free course explores the law on corporate responsibility for industrial...
  • 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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    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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    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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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    12 May 2021

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    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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    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

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  • 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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    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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    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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    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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    This free course, What do we mean by digital health and social care?, will...
  • Could we control our climate?

    Climate crisis is one of the grand challenges we face as a society but it can be hard to approach as a subject Not only can the science at times seem dauntingly complex but the solutions are also far from clear This leaves many people feeling confused guilty anxious angry or else completely switched off from the subject This course tells the story of climate science in a new way to find a fresh perspective for thinking about the future It looks at the problem through the lens of climate engineering the idea of deliberately trying to modify the climate to counteract the changes were observing and predict what will happen in the future The subject contains everything from hope new technologies that could prevent the worst impacts of climate change to enormous controversies over their risks and the way they could be used More than that climate engineering serves as a useful tool to move beyond the usual often frustrating conversations around what to do about the climate crisis By examining exactly what we want for our planets climate and what we would be willing to sacrifice to get there we might find more clarity in our search for solutions

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Mar 2021

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    Could we control our climate?
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 31 Mar 2021
    Climate crisis is one of the grand challenges we face as a society, but it can be...
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    MSE’s Academy of Money

    The Open University has joined forces with MoneySavingExpert MSE to produce this new free course to give you the skills and knowledge to master your finances Packed with videos audios quizzes and activities the course covers all the key aspects of personal finance in six sessions of study that each take around two hours to complete

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    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2021

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    Getting started with German 3

    Youll start this course by building your vocabulary with language to use whilst shopping such as items of clothing colours and how to ask for help Then in Week 2 youll learn how to talk about television programmes and statistics The course will give you opportunity to practise expressing preferences asking for and giving permission and apologising Youll also learn how to use separable verbs This OpenLearn course is an extract from the beginning of the Open Centre for Languages and Cultures short courseLXG003 Beginners German 3 richtig soAfter 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:

    25 Mar 2021

  • Simone de Beauvoir and the feminist revolution

    In this free course you will study the ideas of philosopher Simone de Beauvoir 19081986 In doing so you will also briefly study the philosophy of Beauvoirs lifelong partner philosopher JeanPaul Sartre The type of philosophy that links them is called existentialism Beauvoir and Sartre are the foremost philosophers of French existentialism You will read extracts of Beauvoirs work and learn about the existential view of the human being as free and responsible for his or her actions You will discover that Beauvoir argues that women are generally conceived of as Other that is different from a supposed neutral human being This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University courseA113 Revolutions63and is part of a set of four OpenLearn courses covering Revolutions of the Sixties64 Transcript

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 Mar 2021

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  • Exploring evidence-based policing

    This course Exploring evidencebased policing examines the basic elements of evidencebased policing and gives insight into how more evidencebased approaches can inform better policing practiceThis course was produced by The Open University in association with the Police Service of Northern Ireland

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Mar 2021

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    This course, Exploring evidence-based policing, examines the basic elements of...
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    Accessibility and inclusion in digital health

    In this free course Accessibility and inclusion in digital healthyou will consider some of the ways that people can access digital health in the UK and how they are able to take more control over their physical and mental health

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2021

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    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 17 Mar 2021
    In this free course, Accessibility and inclusion in digital health, you will...
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