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The First World War continues: Britain’s dash for Mosul, Iraq, November 1918 article icon

History & The Arts

The First World War continues: Britain’s dash for Mosul, Iraq, November 1918

After the armistice of 1918, why did the British occupy Mosul, Iraq? Dr John Slight looks at the continued hostilities in the Middle East after the guns fell silent on the Western Front.

Article
15 mins
QATAR 2022 must impart a positive coaching legacy for Africa and the Caribbean member associations article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

QATAR 2022 must impart a positive coaching legacy for Africa and the Caribbean member associations

Qatar 2022 saw all five African nations led by a head coach who is a native of their country, changing the narrative that a non-African was essential in them being successful, most notably Morocco's Walid Regragui. Are we really seeing an ongoing trend or a flash in the pan, and does this really indicate progress for those chasing a coaching ...

Article
5 mins
Teaching equality: unconscious bias in education article icon

Education & Development

Teaching equality: unconscious bias in education

How deep is systemic racism in the classroom? Christina Collins reflects on her experiences as a teacher and what needs to change.

Article
10 mins
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Money & Business

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Do you feel concerned about a lack of diversity in your workplace? Is this something you want to address? Perhaps you’d like to feel more informed on a personal level before taking it further organisationally? This free course introduces you to the benefits and complexities of developing and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce. It ...

Free course
24 hrs
Applying social work law to asylum and immigration free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Society, Politics & Law

Applying social work law to asylum and immigration

This course will present an overview of the policy and law that relates to social work with people involved in the asylum and immigration system and will introduce you to the ways in which social work practitioners can support people with insecure immigration status, refugees and asylum seekers more effectively. It will highlight some of the ...

Free course
8 hrs
‘Shut up and play’: a brief history of athlete activism article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

‘Shut up and play’: a brief history of athlete activism

Despite many sports organisers and fans maintaining a belief that sport and politics do not mix, sport has consistently proven itself as a breeding ground for activism and protest. The argument that sport and politics should be kept separate is perhaps most prevalent when it comes to athletes expressing their political views. This article ...

Article
10 mins
The case of Simone Biles and perceptions of athlete mental health article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

The case of Simone Biles and perceptions of athlete mental health

When Simone Biles withdrew from several events at Tokyo 2020 due to mental health struggles, the gymnast came under fire from both the global media and the general public. The social media response revealed a polarising narrative, with many supporting Biles and engaging in a broader discussion concerning athlete mental health, while others ...

Article
10 mins
Key historic LGBTQI+ figures article icon

Education & Development

Key historic LGBTQI+ figures

Learn about some key Black and Minority Ethnic figures from the LGBTQI+ community.

Article
20 mins
Black and Minority Ethnic Network audio icon

Education & Development

Black and Minority Ethnic Network

A discussion and features podcast, led by Katherine Jegede reflecting on the lived and worked experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic staff and students of the OU. Highlighting relevant work happening within the institution in relation the race and ethnicity as well as giving a showcase to academic research and projects.

Audio
5 mins
Reparations for slavery in Barbados article icon

Education & Development

Reparations for slavery in Barbados

Jill St George, a lecturer in Law at The Open University, looks at slavery in Barbados and lays out the case for reparations for the state.

Article
5 mins
Racial inequities in health: The impact of COVID-19 in Wales and beyond video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Racial inequities in health: The impact of COVID-19 in Wales and beyond

The ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on long-standing inequities in health within Black and minority ethnic communities in Wales, the UK and beyond.

Video
20 mins
A focus on misogynoir – the anti-Black forms of misogyny that Black women experience article icon

Education & Development

A focus on misogynoir – the anti-Black forms of misogyny that Black women experience

What is misogynoir? This article looks at this intersectional concept.

Article
5 mins