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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

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    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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    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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    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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  • 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...
  • Broken Hearts in Juvenile Dementia

    By Emily Coode

    PhD student Emily Coode tells us about her research into the heart problems in juvenile dementia, also called...

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    03 Oct 2018

  • Broken Hearts in Juvenile Dementia

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Oct 2018
    PhD student Emily Coode tells us about her research into the heart problems in juvenile dementia, also called CLN3 - a rare disease. 
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    All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2018

    Claudia Hammond presents the OU/BBC Radio Four series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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    02 Oct 2018

  • All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2018

    Introductory level Updated 02 Oct 2018
    Claudia Hammond presents the OU/BBC Radio Four series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.
  • What was the impact of 'Spanish flu' on the armistice?

    Flu claimed a number of lives as the First World War was ending. This article taken from our Timewatch...

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    02 Oct 2018

  • What was the impact of 'Spanish flu' on the armistice?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Oct 2018
    Flu claimed a number of lives as the First World War was ending. This article taken from our Timewatch series explores how devestating the...
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    Black History Month

    By The OpenLearn team

    In recognition of Black History Month we have pulled together some content about some inspirational individuals...

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    02 Oct 2018

  • Black History Month

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    In recognition of Black History Month we have pulled together some content about some inspirational individuals and events for you to explore. 
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  • What is Manupedia and how do I use it?

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    Find out more about Manupedia and how you can best make use of it. 

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

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    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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    05 Oct 2018

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    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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    04 Oct 2018

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    Multidisciplinary study: the value and benefits

    This free course, Multidisciplinary study: the values and benefits, explores the advantages of studying more than one subject and will help you to...

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    29 Sep 2018

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    This free course, Multidisciplinary study: the values and benefits, explores the...
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    Understanding autism

    Learn about autism, one of the most challenging long-term conditions of the century. This free course, Understanding autism, introduces the autism...

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  • Learning to code for data analysis

    This free course will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line of code at a time. You'll learn how to access open data, clean it...

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    28 Sep 2018

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    This free course will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line...
  • 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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    This free course explores the law-making process in Scotland and considers how the...
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    Business English: Presenting the decision

    Do you want to relocate to the UK? This free course, Business English: Presenting the decision, will help you with the language difficulties that...

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    26 Sep 2018

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    Do you want to relocate to the UK? This free course, Business English: Presenting...
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    Developing career resilience

    This free course, Developing career resilience, will help you to understand the factors that influence career resilience and offer examples and...

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    26 Sep 2018

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    This free course, Developing career resilience, will help you to understand the...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Environment

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Environment
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    How can we best think about and live sustainably within natural and built...

    CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

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    CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    The Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport and Football) –...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling

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

    Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    As well as being fascinating and intellectually rewarding, the study of...

    DipHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

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    DipHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    The Open University’s Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport...

    Certificate in Health Sciences

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    Certificate in Health Sciences
    Duration 600 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    This certificate provides a broad introduction to health sciences, exploring some...

    Top-up BSc (Honours) Computing and IT Practice

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    If you work in computing and IT and have already completed a foundation degree or...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    This certificate will introduce you to business and management and help you to...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    Are you fascinated by life’s big questions? Are you thinking about studying for a...
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