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    27 Nov 2019

  • Why we’re mapping a million trees and more!

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Nov 2019
    Dr Phil Wheeler, Dr Nadia Dewhurst-Richman and Janice Ansine look at the benefits of trees, plus discuss the work of Treezilla.
  • Is democracy a good thing?

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Is democracy the best way to select who runs our country? Is it unequivocally a good thing? Professor Derek Matravers...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    26 Nov 2019

  • Is democracy a good thing?

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    Is democracy the best way to select who runs our country? Is it unequivocally a good thing? Professor Derek Matravers discusses Plato's argument against...
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    Choose Health: Managing long-term conditions

    Long-term medical problems can change your life - but you have control. Could you balance your work and social life...

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    26 Nov 2019

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    Long-term medical problems can change your life - but you have control. Could you balance your work and social life with medication regimes? Would you be...
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    21 Nov 2019

  • Millennial burnout: building resilience is no answer – we need to overhaul how we work

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 21 Nov 2019
    Millennials have been dubbed “the burnout generation”, Rajvinder Samra looks at how the prolonged stress of this can be avoided.  
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    Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

    Richard Hammond travels the globe to discover the unexplained, the unexpected and the plain unlikely, in an attempt to reveal the...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Nov 2019

  • Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

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    Introductory level Updated 21 Nov 2019
    Richard Hammond travels the globe to discover the unexplained, the unexpected and the plain unlikely, in an attempt to reveal the hidden world of weather.
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    All my own work

    By Dr Ian Johnston, Dr Karen New, Dean Fletcher

    Plagiarism comes in all shapes and forms. Step into the shoes of a university student to learn the challenges...

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    20 Nov 2019

  • All my own work

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Nov 2019
    Plagiarism comes in all shapes and forms. Step into the shoes of a university student to learn the challenges and temptations facing her during her...
  • Gateway to coding: Python essentials

    Discover programming and possibly gain a professional certification, via an online interactive experience – where you...

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    Article

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Nov 2019

  • Gateway to coding: Python essentials

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Nov 2019
    Discover programming and possibly gain a professional certification, via an online interactive experience – where you are not required to install software.
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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Nov 2019

  • Revisiting Red Clydeside: 'Bloody Friday': The Battle of George Square, Glasgow, 1919

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    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 07 Nov 2019
    On January 31st 1919 a violent confrontation between the police and striking Glasgow workers took place in George Square. 100 years on, this...
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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Nov 2019

  • So you've written your novel, what now?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Nov 2019
    Literary agent Joanna Swainson shares her top five tips for hooking an agent. 
  • Explore critical issues in health and wellbeing

    Interested in looking at issues in health and wellbeing from a critical perspective? If so we have two free...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    05 Nov 2019

  • Explore critical issues in health and wellbeing

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    Interested in looking at issues in health and wellbeing from a critical perspective? If so we have two free courses that are right up your street.

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    Primary education: listening and observing

    Would you like to volunteer or find work in your local primary school? Are you thinking about becoming a teaching assistant, or becoming a teacher...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Jan 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Jan 2020
    Would you like to volunteer or find work in your local primary school? Are you...
  • Personal branding for career success

    This free course, Personal branding for career success, considers what a personal brand is and whether you currently have one. You’ll...

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    This free course, Personal branding for career success, considers what a...
  • Teaching mathematics

    This free course, Teaching mathematics, has been designed for ...

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    24 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    09 Jan 2020

  • Teaching mathematics

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    Teaching mathematics
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    This free course, Teaching mathematics, has been designed for ...
  • Take your teaching online

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

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    09 Jan 2020

  • Take your teaching online

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    Take your teaching online
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    In this free course, Take your teaching online, you will gain  knowledge...
  • 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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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Jan 2020

  • Can renewable energy sources power the world?

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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...
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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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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Jan 2020
    Chemistry lies at the centre of our modern life, playing a part in areas as...
  • 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...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Jan 2020

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    Law and change: Scottish legal heroes
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Jan 2020
    This free course explores the law-making process in Scotland and considers how the...
  • Legal skills and debates in Scotland

    This free course, Legal skills and debates in Scotland, considers how laws are interpreted and applied. It looks at legislation, court judgments,...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2020

  • Legal skills and debates in Scotland

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    Legal skills and debates in Scotland
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    This free course, Legal skills and debates in Scotland, considers how laws are...
  • The Scottish Parliament and law making

    This free course, The Scottish Parliament and law making, explores the law making powers of the Scottish Parliament and examines its place in the...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2020

  • The Scottish Parliament and law making

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    The Scottish Parliament and law making
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    This free course, The Scottish Parliament and law making, explores the law making...
  • 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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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Jan 2020

  • Managing my money for young adults

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    Managing my money for young adults
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Jan 2020
    This free course, Managing my money for young adults, will help you start to think...

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    Foundation Degree in Early Years

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    Foundation Degree in Early Years
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    The first few years of children’s lives are crucial to their development and...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Policy and Criminology

    Course Course
    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Policy and Criminology
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Is there a link between poverty and crime? Are inequality and injustice factors in...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Leadership and Management

    Course Course
    Diploma of Higher Education in Leadership and Management
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    How do leadership and management theories and ideas influence the way...

    Foundation Degree in Working with Young People

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    Foundation Degree in Working with Young People
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    If you work with young people as a volunteer or in a paid role, the Foundation...

    Foundation Degree in Paramedic Sciences

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    Foundation Degree in Paramedic Sciences
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    This foundation degree has been specially developed for staff working in a variety...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences

    Course Course
    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Does material consumption make us happier? Is parenting a social as well as an...

    Foundation Degree in Retail Management

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    Foundation Degree in Retail Management
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Retail is a dynamic, global industry – with innovative new markets constantly...

    Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering

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    Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    This Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering brings together...

    Foundation Degree in Sport and Fitness

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    Foundation Degree in Sport and Fitness
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    This foundation degree course will help you get in good shape for a career in...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Materials Fabrication and Engineering

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Materials Fabrication and Engineering
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    This Diploma of Higher Education in Materials Fabrication and Engineering brings...
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