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Delivering tutorials for dyslexic students article icon

Education & Development

Delivering tutorials for dyslexic students

Key principles for effective tutorial delivery for dyslexic and, in particular, SpLD students

Article
10 mins
The evolution of English: From Romans to Shakespeare activity icon

Languages

The evolution of English: From Romans to Shakespeare

Part one: The history of colonialism was a major factor in the development of English. Follow the global spread of English starting with the Roman invasion.

Activity
5 mins
The evolution of English: From the 17th century to the present day activity icon

Languages

The evolution of English: From the 17th century to the present day

Part two: The history of colonialism was a major factor in the development of English. Follow the global spread of English from the 17th century to the present day.

Activity
5 mins
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Education & Development

Learning with braille – more than just joining the dots

Did you know the origins of braille lie in Ancient Greece? Explore a brief history of the tactile writing language.

Article
10 mins
The Great Fall: A personal perspective, before and after article icon

Languages

The Great Fall: A personal perspective, before and after

A personal take on experiences before and after the Berlin Wall fell from an Open University lecturer in Classical Studies. 

Article
5 mins
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History & The Arts

Thirty-seven winters of discontent

Since the original 1978/79 Winter Of Discontent, any setback at any time between late summer and Easter has been garlanded with the same grim title.

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5 mins
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History & The Arts

Past-Time Lover: Ludwik Lazarus Zamenhof

This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 

Article
5 mins
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Languages

Parlez-vous Eurovision?

As English-language songs dominate the Eurovision Song Contest in its 60th anniversary, this article (written in 2015) explores why so many of the songs are sung in English.

Article
10 mins
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Education & Development

A brief introduction to the Chinese education system

This article outlines the structure of the Chinese education system and the study hours expected at a Chinese school. 

Article
10 mins
12 famous Confucius quotes on education and learning activity icon

Education & Development

12 famous Confucius quotes on education and learning

What's your favourite Confucius quote on education and learning? Look at these examples...

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10 mins
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Languages

Stereotypes

Do you want to find out more about stereotypes? Delve through these activities and reflect on the stereotypes accociated with your own cultures.

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2 hrs
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Languages

Introducing language and creativity

Our short video gives a brief introduction to creativity - and explores its links with language.

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5 mins