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  • Supporting student-led research

    Research led by students is becoming increasingly popular in curriculum assessments in UK schools. Find out how the...

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  • Supporting student-led research

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    Research led by students is becoming increasingly popular in curriculum assessments in UK schools. Find out how the Children's Research Centre is supporting...
  • World Toilet Day

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    Toilets save lives. We've compiled some resources to help raise awareness for the 2.5 billion people who do not have...

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  • World Toilet Day

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    Toilets save lives. We've compiled some resources to help raise awareness for the 2.5 billion people who do not have access to toilets and proper sanitation.
  • Boys will be boys?

    By Martin Robb

    What's being done to address concerns about young men’s behaviour and wellbeing? 

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    What's being done to address concerns about young men’s behaviour and wellbeing? 
  • The fight against obesity

    By Dr Joan Simons

    How are we battling the unrelenting rise in obesity? And how could the government help?

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    How are we battling the unrelenting rise in obesity? And how could the government help?
  • How time and place matter for migrants’ social mobility

    By Dr Umut Erel

    Dr Umut Erel, a Senior Lecturer at The Open University, explores how migrants’ cultural, social and economic...

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  • How time and place matter for migrants’ social mobility

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    Dr Umut Erel, a Senior Lecturer at The Open University, explores how migrants’ cultural, social and economic resources impact on their settlement in the...
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    The Bottom Line

    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

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    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.
  • Ta, cheers, much obliged: A brief history of 'thanks' in English

    By Dr Philip Seargeant

    There's more to just saying thank you than you think. Philip Seargeant delves into the fascinating linguistics of...

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  • Ta, cheers, much obliged: A brief history of 'thanks' in English

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    There's more to just saying thank you than you think. Philip Seargeant delves into the fascinating linguistics of expressing gratitude. 
  • Moons

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    Explore our collection of free games, articles and courses on Moons. 

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  • Moons

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    Explore our collection of free games, articles and courses on Moons. 
  • Coming soon: Risk management

    This brand new course explores the concept of risk, how it affects you or your business, and ways in which you...

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  • Coming soon: Risk management

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    This brand new course explores the concept of risk, how it affects you or your business, and ways in which you can assess and manage it.
  • How does OpenLearn deal with older content?

    OpenLearn has a vast archive of content from across the years. Here's our policy for dealing with it.

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    Environment: treading lightly on the Earth *new*

    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...
  • Infection and immunity

    In this free course, Infection and immunity, you will be introduced to infectious diseases and to the biological agents that invade our bodies and...

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    In this free course, Infection and immunity, you will be introduced to infectious...
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    Understanding water quality

    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle...

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    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is...
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    Discovering chemistry

    Chemistry lies at the centre of our modern life, playing a part in areas as diverse as the development of new drugs and materials, analysing our...

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    Chemistry lies at the centre of our modern life, playing a part in areas as...
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    Exploring sport coaching and psychology

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    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how scientific and management ideas contribute to success while also taking...

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    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how...
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    The science of nuclear energy

    This free course, The science of nuclear energy, will delve into the science behind nuclear power and explain what happens inside a nuclear reactor...

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    This free course, The science of nuclear energy, will delve into the science...
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    Succeed with maths – Part 1

    If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this free course is for you. It will guide you through how numbers are put...

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  • Succeed with maths – Part 1

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    If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this free course...
  • Can renewable energy sources power the world?

    We ask the question ‘Can renewable energy sources power the world?’ as a response to the growing awareness that increased use of renewable energy...

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  • Can renewable energy sources power the world?

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    We ask the question ‘Can renewable energy sources power the world?’ as a response...
  • Understanding mental capacity

    This free course, Understanding mental capacity, covers the principles and criteria underpinning the assessment of mental capacity and decision...

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  • Understanding mental capacity

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    This free course, Understanding mental capacity, covers the principles and...
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    Managing my money for young adults

    This free course, Managing my money for young adults, will help you start to think about managing your finances. You will learn how to budget...

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  • Managing my money for young adults

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    This free course, Managing my money for young adults, will help you start to think...

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    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
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    What makes a top-flight sports coach or fitness instructor? This Certificate...

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

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    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education

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    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths...

    Certificate in Promoting Public Health

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    Certificate in Promoting Public Health
    Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities,...

    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years

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    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

    Professional Certificate in Accounting

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    Professional Certificate in Accounting
    Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    This Professional Certificate in Accounting is ideal if you want a route into the...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    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 19 Nov 2018
    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 19 Nov 2018
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...
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