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Updated Tuesday, 17th March 2020

Here are some of the free courses and content that will be coming soon to OpenLearn...

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Upcoming Courses

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Climate change - What action would you take to limit future warming and save the planet? And what would be the consequences for society? In this free course you will imagine a future in which humanity has taken radical action to tackle climate change by engineering the climate and using technology to set the thermostat dial of the planet. Due Autumn 2020

Supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing - In this free course you’ll explore what are the ingredients for good mental health for young children, how geography, politics and culture impact that, and how can education settings support young children’s mental health and wellbeing. Due October 2020

Revolutions of the sixties - A set of four short courses exploring the notion of the Sixties as a ‘revolutionary period’. Due October 2020.
The courses are:

  • A spiritual revolution? Wicca and religious change in the 1960s
  • Janis Joplin and the sexual revolution
  • Simone de Beauvoir and the feminist revolution
  • The American Civil Rights Movement

The psychology of cybercrime - In this free course, you will consider the realms and limits of cybercrime, distinguishing between the different types of cybercrime (e.g. trolling, cyber-stalking, fraud, hacking), the experiences of being victims of cybercrime and the causes behind engaging in these types of criminal activity. Due October 2020

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Home Schooling Hubs - a collection of content designed to suppport home schooling, from our FASS faculty colleagues. Due September 2020

Spiritualisman immersive video interactive designed to raise awareness of spiritual healing and the different views on this in relation to end of life care and death. Due Winter 2020

Race & Ethnicity Huba collection of resources on race and ethnicity, from Open University academics, including insights on race and language, the concept of racialisation and approaches to inclusive teaching. Due November 2020


Please note: All dates given are estimated dates of launch, and all are subject to change.




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