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Introducing the voluntary sector free course icon Level 1 icon Badge icon

Money & Business 

Introducing the voluntary sector

This free course, Introducing the voluntary sector, will guide you through some of the distinctive features and values of the voluntary sector, how organisations are funded and involve volunteers and other ‘stakeholders’ in their work. It will also provide you with knowledge and skills you can apply to your own work or volunteering as well as your everyday life.

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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
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Coming soon: Understanding economic inequality

Interested in learning about one of the most pressing challenges of our time?

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Forensic psychology

In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and prevent miscarriages of justice.

Free course
24 hrs
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Society, Politics & Law 

Law and change: Scottish legal heroes

This free course explores the law-making process in Scotland and considers how the legal system has been influenced by change. You consider how Scots law and lawyers have influenced advances in the law on a global, national and local scale. Throughout the course you consider how individuals and institutions have effected change. You explore how law has been used to respond to developments in society and whether it should influence them. You consider how words and concepts such as principled, conscience, duty, justice, rights and fairness are often associated with law and their relevance in Scotland today.

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24 hrs
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Society, Politics & Law 

Sexual orientation and gender identity

This free course examines legal approaches to people whose sexual orientation or gender identity does not conform to that of the majority. This explores how legal and social/cultural attitudes have changed significantly over time, and demonstrates how much they have changed in recent years. Legal approaches to sexual orientation and gender identity cover a range of different areas of law including criminal, employment and family law. The focus will be on the approach of English law (which generally covers the law applying in both England and Wales), but reference will also be made to the approach in other countries.

Free course
10 hrs
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Society, Politics & Law

Sexual orientation and gender identity

This free course examines legal approaches to people whose sexual orientation or gender identity does not conform to that of the majority. This explores how legal and social/cultural attitudes have changed significantly over time, and demonstrates how much they have changed in recent years. Legal approaches to sexual orientation and gender identity cover a range of different areas of law including criminal, employment and family law. The focus will be on the approach of English law (which generally covers the law applying in both England and Wales), but reference will also be made to the approach in other countries.

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Democracy in Catalonia, Spain

In Catalonia, young people are questioning what democracy means and challenging the authority of the Spanish state.

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‘Problem’ populations, ‘problem’ places

This free course, 'Problem' populations, 'problem' places, looks deeper into the entanglements of welfare, crime and society. It encourages you to think through these entanglements through a focus on 'problem' populations and 'problem' places. It includes treatment of the victims of Hurricane Katrina that hit the US in 2007, and also of the governance of urban populations in the context of Britain (council estates) and France (banlieues).

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5 hrs
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Society, Politics & Law

‘Problem’ populations, ‘problem’ places

This free course, 'Problem' populations, 'problem' places, looks deeper into the entanglements of welfare, crime and society. It encourages you to think through these entanglements through a focus on 'problem' populations and 'problem' places. It includes treatment of the victims of Hurricane Katrina that hit the US in 2007, and also of the governance of urban populations in the context of Britain (council estates) and France (banlieues).

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‘Problem’ populations, ‘problem’ places

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Learning from audio visual material: Migrants and borders

This free course, Learning from audio visual material: Migrants and borders, provides you with a further opportunity to practise the learning from audio visual material skills you learned in DD208_1. You should have completed DD208_1 before commencing with this course.

Free course
5 hrs
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Learning from audio visual material: Migrants and borders

This free course, Learning from audio visual material: Migrants and borders, provides you with a further opportunity to practise the learning from audio visual material skills you learned in DD208_1. You should have completed DD208_1 before commencing with this course.

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