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  • National Storytelling Week 2019

    Are you a natural storyteller or do you fancy writing a novel? Look no further than here where we have an...

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  • National Storytelling Week 2019

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    Are you a natural storyteller or do you fancy writing a novel? Look no further than here where we have an abundance of free resources for National...
  • Subscribe to the OpenLearn newsletter

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  • After the First World War: the 1919 Egyptian Revolution

    By Dr John Slight

    Despite British troops not leaving Egypt until the 1950s, the first Egyptian Revolution actually happened in 1919. Dr...

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  • After the First World War: the 1919 Egyptian Revolution

    After the First World War: the 1919 Egyptian Revolution New content
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    Despite British troops not leaving Egypt until the 1950s, the first Egyptian Revolution actually happened in 1919. Dr John Slight digs into the tensions ...
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  • The First World War continues: Britain’s dash for Mosul, Iraq, November 1918

    The First World War continues: Britain’s dash for Mosul, Iraq, November 1918 New content
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    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...
  • The First World War continues: Medina, Arabia, January 1919

    By Dr John Slight

    When you think of the First World War, you may think of the Western Front or the dates 1914 - 1918, but did you know...

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  • The First World War continues: Medina, Arabia, January 1919

    The First World War continues: Medina, Arabia, January 1919 New content
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    When you think of the First World War, you may think of the Western Front or the dates 1914 - 1918, but did you know that this truly global war was still...
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    More or Less 2019

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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  • More or Less 2019

    More or Less 2019 New content
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    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • Discovering the dark side of the Moon

    By Dr Mahesh Anand

    Watch Dr Mahesh Anand's lecture on the topic of the dark side of the Moon, which was given to the Royal...

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    Watch Dr Mahesh Anand's lecture on the topic of the dark side of the Moon, which was given to the Royal Astronomical Society.
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    Who is the greatest icon of them all? BBC viewers vote for their ultimate icon of the 20th Century.

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    Who is the greatest icon of them all? BBC viewers vote for their ultimate icon of the 20th Century.
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    Thinking Allowed 2019

    Thinking Allowed explores how society works, with leading social science experts. 

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    Thinking Allowed explores how society works, with leading social science experts. 
  • Coming soon! Children and young people: food and food marketing

    Interested in the fascinating topic of how food marketing affects children and young people? Then this free course is...

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  • Coming soon! Children and young people: food and food marketing

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    Understanding antibiotic resistance

    Antibiotic resistance is a serious threat, compromising our ability to treat infections and increasing the risk of routine surgery. Resistant...

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    Antibiotic resistance is a serious threat, compromising our ability to treat...
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    What is good writing?

    Does the idea of essay writing put you off the idea of studying? This free course, What is good writing?, will help you to realise that essays are...

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    Does the idea of essay writing put you off the idea of studying? This free course,...
  • From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?

    This free course, From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?, sets the experience of Brexit in the context of the UK. It first analyses Brexit as a...

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  • How to learn a language

    By Fernando Rosell-Aguilar, Tita Beaven

    Learn about the concepts and skills required to learn languages successfully. This free course, How to learn a language, introduces the skills and...

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    Learn about the concepts and skills required to learn languages successfully. This...
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    Environment: treading lightly on the Earth

    Environment: treading lightly on the Earth focuses on the problem of greenhouse gas emissions, especially carbon dioxide. This free course will...

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    Environment: treading lightly on the Earth focuses on the problem of greenhouse...
  • Take your teaching online

    In this free course, Take your teaching online, you will gain  knowledge fundamental to delivering effective teaching online. You will hear...

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    Inheritance of characters

    Genes are units of inheritance that contribute to a person's behaviour and health. In this free course, Inheritance of characters, you will learn...

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  • Waste management and environmentalism in China

    This free course, Waste management and environmentalism in China, is an introduction to waste generation and waste management processes currently...

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    This free course, Waste management and environmentalism in China, is an...
  • Managing my money

    This free course, Managing my money, allows you to gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property...

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    This free course, Managing my money, allows you to gain the skills to manage your...

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
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    Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move....

    Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management
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    What makes a top-flight sports coach or fitness instructor? This Certificate...

    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education

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    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 Jan 2019
    You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths...

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

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    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 21 Jan 2019
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Certificate in Promoting Public Health

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    Certificate in Promoting Public Health
    Duration 600 hours Updated 21 Jan 2019
    Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities,...

    Professional Certificate in Accounting

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    Professional Certificate in Accounting
    Duration 600 hours Updated 21 Jan 2019
    This Professional Certificate in Accounting is ideal if you want a route into the...

    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years

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    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 Jan 2019
    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 Jan 2019
    If you’re interested in human biology, psychology and health, or you are thinking...

    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

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    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 Jan 2019
    This course enables you to top up your knowledge and skills to honours degree...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Computing and IT

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 Jan 2019
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...
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