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Education & Development 

Dominic Ball testimonial

Professional footballer Dominic Ball has completed a Business Management Degree with The Open University. He explains why it’s important other current players start planning for the future, plus how the support of the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) helped.

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Education & Development 

OU 40th anniversary: Broadcasting history

The first 40 years of The Open University has been filled with a myriad of broadcasting moments. To celebrate the 40th anniversary, here's a 2-minute race through the OU's broadcasting history — see if you can spot the famous faces along the way!

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10 mins
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History & The Arts 

Asa Briggs and new maps of learning

Asa Briggs' interest in how to support learning influenced his work at two universities.

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Science, Maths & Technology 

OpenLearn Live: 11th March 2016

Marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Harold Wilson, and rounding off a week in Dundee celebrating its design heritage. Free learning from across the day.

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5 mins
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Education & Development 

OU 40th anniversary: Open University ringtones

Dum-dah, dum-dah, dum, dum, dum, daaaaaah - relive the tune which used to herald Open University programming on the BBC.

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5 mins
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Society, Politics & Law 

Remembering Stuart Hall: On nationalism

The former OU professor discusses nationalism and tradition in this archive extract.

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History & The Arts 

The Open University and the Cold War

How the origins of The Open University were framed by the Cold War.

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TV, Radio & Events 

Coast: The Roundtable

The fifth series of Coast marks the end of a relationship between the Coast production team and Open University experts that has lasted the best part of a decade. We brought some of the campus voices together to recall their time working on a landmark TV series.

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15 mins
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TV, Radio & Events 

Coast 2010 - Watch, listen and learn

Our fifth journey around the coastline of Britain - and beyond. Supplies of the free guide have dried up, but you can still explore the stories.

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Education & Development 

Timeline: Open University Broadcasting

In 2009, The Open University celebrated 40 years. Take a trip through some of the highlights.

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Education & Development 

OU 40th anniversary: The Open University today

A key part of The Open University has been its relationship with the BBC. Back at the start, students would gather round the television at less-than-sociable hours to watch course segments. Now, though, as our birthday trailer shows, Open University programming is out in the light - and has something for everyone.

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5 mins
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Education & Development 

OU 40th anniversary lectures: The race between education and catastrophe

With a glance back at his own life path and the history of our educational system, Lord Puttnam highlights the challenge of preparing young people to succeed in a rapidly changing environment.

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10 mins
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