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  • Armistice Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For the...

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    10 Oct 2018

  • Armistice Day

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Oct 2018
    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For the centenary of this, here's a collection...
  • Ada Lovelace Day

    By Mike Richards

    Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their...

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    09 Oct 2018

  • Ada Lovelace Day

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 09 Oct 2018
    Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their role in the 19th century development of...
  • Women in mathematics: The history behind the gender gap

    By Dr June Barrow-Green

    The belief women were not capable of doing serious mathematics proved extremely hard to shift. Dr June Barrow-Green...

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    09 Oct 2018

  • Women in mathematics: The history behind the gender gap

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 09 Oct 2018
    The belief women were not capable of doing serious mathematics proved extremely hard to shift. Dr June Barrow-Green looks at the challenges and successes of...
  • What do you know about the gender gap in maths?

    By The OpenLearn team

    Mathematics can be hard enough without having to face any additional challenges. Discover what issues women have...

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    09 Oct 2018

  • What do you know about the gender gap in maths?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Oct 2018
    Mathematics can be hard enough without having to face any additional challenges. Discover what issues women have had to overcome to gain equality.
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    12 things you need to know about inclusion in schools

    By Clare Woodward

    Providing students with real learning opportunities in school is crucial, Dr Clare Woodward tells us what we need to...

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    09 Oct 2018

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    Providing students with real learning opportunities in school is crucial, Dr Clare Woodward tells us what we need to know about inclusive education. 
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    Who needs research ethics? Take the challenge!

    By Professor Louise Westmarland

    Take our short interactive experience to learn why research ethics is really a researcher's best friend. You'll be...

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    08 Oct 2018

  • Who needs research ethics? Take the challenge!

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 08 Oct 2018
    Take our short interactive experience to learn why research ethics is really a researcher's best friend. You'll be taken through a case to look at where and...
  • Exomoons: astronomers report first ever discovery

    By Professor Andrew Norton

    Astronomers have found the first evidence of a moon orbiting a gas giant planet in a star system other than our...

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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    04 Oct 2018

  • Exomoons: astronomers report first ever discovery

    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Oct 2018
    Astronomers have found the first evidence of a moon orbiting a gas giant planet in a star system other than our own.
  • Managing my money with Bobby Seagull

    Watch Bobby Seagull talk to students and ex-students about their experiences of living in shared rental accommodation...

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    04 Oct 2018

  • Managing my money with Bobby Seagull

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 04 Oct 2018
    Watch Bobby Seagull talk to students and ex-students about their experiences of living in shared rental accommodation while at university.
  • Is being a student good for your mental health?

    By Dr Jonathan Leach

    Why do students suffer from higher levels of depression and anxiety when compared to those who are not at university?...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    04 Oct 2018

  • Is being a student good for your mental health?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Oct 2018
    Why do students suffer from higher levels of depression and anxiety when compared to those who are not at university? Dr Jonathan Leach investigates...
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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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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    04 Oct 2018

  • The Bottom Line

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Oct 2018
    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

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    Babylonian mathematics

    This free course looks at Babylonian mathematics. You will learn how a series of discoveries has enabled historians to decipher stone tablets and...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    17 Oct 2018

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    This free course looks at Babylonian mathematics. You will learn how a series of...
  • Supply chain sustainability

    To survive in today’s competitive environment, organisations need not only have an efficient and effective supply chain for the context in which...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Oct 2018

  • Supply chain sustainability

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    To survive in today’s competitive environment, organisations need not only have an...
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    Microgravity: living on the International Space Station

    This free badged open course, Microgravity: living on the International Space Station, will help you to consider microgravity environments in more...

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  • Microgravity: living on the International Space Station

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    This free badged open course, Microgravity: living on the International Space...
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    An introduction to business cultures

    Disney and Google are just two companies renowned for their 'business culture'. Have you ever wondered why the company you work for is different...

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    15 Oct 2018

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    Disney and Google are just two companies renowned for their 'business culture'....
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    The African diaspora: An archaeological perspective

    In many ways the African diaspora is a contentious episode from the past (and indeed present). This free course, The African diaspora: An...

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    4 hours

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    12 Oct 2018

  • The African diaspora: An archaeological perspective

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    In many ways the African diaspora is a contentious episode from the past (and...
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    Energy resources: An introduction to energy resources

    Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence farming or an industrialised country. There are many different...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    09 Oct 2018

  • Energy resources: An introduction to energy resources

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    Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence...
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    Sam Selvon, The Lonely Londoners

    This free course concentrates on Sam Selvon's twentieth-century novel, The Lonely Londoners. It considers the depiction of migration in the text as...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    09 Oct 2018

  • Sam Selvon, The Lonely Londoners

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    This free course concentrates on Sam Selvon's twentieth-century novel, The Lonely...
  • Being an OU student

    In the course, you’ll get a flavour of what OU study is actually like, learn about how you’ll be supported, the technologies you’ll use and start...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Oct 2018

  • Being an OU student

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    Being an OU student
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 07 Oct 2018
    In the course, you’ll get a flavour of what OU study is actually like, learn about...
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    Dance skills

    Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students need to learn how to use their body in a safe and healthy way,...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    05 Oct 2018

  • Dance skills

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    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 05 Oct 2018
    Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students...
  • Take your teaching online

    Online learning has rapidly emerged and is now found in every area of education, from schools to skills training. More people than ever learn...

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    24 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    04 Oct 2018

  • Take your teaching online

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    Take your teaching online
    Intermediate level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Oct 2018
    Online learning has rapidly emerged and is now found in every area of education,...

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    Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry)

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    Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry)
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    If you’re already a graduate, with a first degree or masters degree in any subject...

    Foundation Degree in Counselling

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    Foundation Degree in Counselling
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly...

    BA/BSc Open degree

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    BA/BSc Open degree
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England)

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England)
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Certificate of Higher Education Open

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    Certificate of Higher Education Open
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    This certificate is for healthcare support staff. It integrates theory and...

    BA (Honours) Business Management (Sport and Football)

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    BA (Honours)  Business Management (Sport and Football)
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    Do you want to combine your passion for football with your desire to obtain a...

    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools

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    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    Do you work in a primary school supporting children’s learning? This is one of the...

    Foundation Degree in Financial Services

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    Foundation Degree in Financial Services
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily,...
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