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Society, Politics & Law

Society, Politics & Law

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Legal skills and debates in Scotland free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Society, Politics & Law

Legal skills and debates in Scotland

This free course, Legal skills and debates in Scotland, considers how laws are interpreted and applied. It looks at legislation, court judgments, argument, judicial reasoning and rights. It also explores the relationship between society’s values and the laws which it supports and how policy and rights influence development of law.

Free course
24 hrs
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Society, Politics & Law

The Scottish Parliament and law making

This free course, The Scottish Parliament and law making, explores the law making powers of the Scottish Parliament and examines its place in the UK’s constitution. It considers how, and why, laws are made by both the Scottish and UK Parliaments before exploring devolved matters, reserved matters, legislative competence, secondary legislation, ...

Free course
24 hrs
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Society, Politics & Law

Working in the voluntary sector

This free online course, Working in the voluntary sector, will introduce you to some of the main activities carried out by volunteers and staff, will give you some background on how different organisations work and will provide you with knowledge and skills you can apply to your own work or volunteering, as well as to your every day life.

Free course
24 hrs
Bun-chùrsa mu bhith a’ dèanamh atharrachadh poilitigeach is sòisealta free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Society, Politics & Law

Bun-chùrsa mu bhith a’ dèanamh atharrachadh poilitigeach is sòisealta

Written in a moment of multiple crises – environmental, economic, political, social and health-related – ‘An Introduction to making political and social change’ gives you a grounding in some of the key citizenship skills and information you will need to intervene in the world as it changes around you. This free course explores how you can make ...

Free course
10 hrs
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Dyddiadur Barwnes am Oes Newydd

Yn 2024, Carmen Smith oedd y person ieuengaf erioed i gael ei phenodi'n farwnes am oes yn Nhŷ'r Arglwyddi, fel y Farwnes Smith o Lanfaes. Yma, mae hi'n sôn am sut beth oedd cael ei henwebu a chymryd ei sedd wedyn. Sut broses oedd hi? Pwy wnaeth hi gyfarfod ar hyd y ffordd? A beth mae hi'n gobeithio ei gyflawni fel aelod o Dŷ'r Arglwyddi?

Article
5 mins
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Society, Politics & Law

Sacred and secular: Silvio Ferrari

This video looks at the problems connected to religious freedom and the imbalanced protection of religion within the secular state. 

Video
10 mins