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    Spanish for travel: Test your skills

    Test your Spanish language skills as you immerse yourself on an interactive journey through Spain.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    06 Sep 2018

  • Spanish for travel: Test your skills

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Sep 2018
    Test your Spanish language skills as you immerse yourself on an interactive journey through Spain.
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    French for travel: Test your skills

    Test your French language skills as you immerse yourself on an interactive journey through France. 

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Sep 2018

  • French for travel: Test your skills

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Sep 2018
    Test your French language skills as you immerse yourself on an interactive journey through France. 
  • Engineering your dream career

    By The OpenLearn team

    Imagine spending time working on the things you love. Discover engineering careers which match your...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2018

  • Engineering your dream career

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Sep 2018
    Imagine spending time working on the things you love. Discover engineering careers which match your passions in this short interactive experience...
  • Was it right to hold a Referendum on Brexit?

    By Dr Peter Wood

    Explore your opinions alongside experts and other learners, to see whether a vote to leave the EU...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2018

  • Was it right to hold a Referendum on Brexit?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2018
    Explore your opinions alongside experts and other learners, to see whether a vote to leave the EU should have taken place.
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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    28 Aug 2018

  • Brexit's two tribes: can they be brought together?

    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Aug 2018
    Is there a third way that the country can unite around?
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    Angel Breed

    By Dr David Robinson, Dr Mark Hirst

    Understand the basic rules of genetics and see if you can breed the rarest fish.

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    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Aug 2018

  • Angel Breed

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    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 24 Aug 2018
    Understand the basic rules of genetics and see if you can breed the rarest fish.
  • Northern Ireland’s dance to the music of time of Brexit

    By Dr Leslie Budd

    A Brexit settlement is dependent on Northern Ireland and Dr Leslie Budd discusses the complexed border issue.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2018

  • Northern Ireland’s dance to the music of time of Brexit

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Aug 2018
    A Brexit settlement is dependent on Northern Ireland and Dr Leslie Budd discusses the complexed border issue.
  • Article

    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2018

  • Brexit: What’s this fine mess you’ve gotten us into? (Apologies to Laurel and Hardy)

    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Aug 2018
    It's been over two years since the UK voted to leave the EU. What's the current situation with Brexit? Professor Norman Clark provides an update.
  • Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Aug 2018

  • The hostile environment for immigrants is drawn from a well of taken-for-granted assumptions

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 21 Aug 2018
    Are vulnerable citizens being neglected by the elite who can decide their fate? Dave Middleton investigates.
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    Hitler's rise and fall: Timeline

    By The OpenLearn team

    Track the key events in Hitler's life, from his childhood in Austria to his suicide in the bunker in Berlin.

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Aug 2018

  • Hitler's rise and fall: Timeline

    Hitler's rise and fall: Timeline Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Walter Frentz Archive
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 20 Aug 2018
    Track the key events in Hitler's life, from his childhood in Austria to his suicide in the bunker in Berlin.

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    Working in the voluntary sector

    This free online course, Working in the voluntary sector, will introduce you to some of the main activities carried out by volunteers and staff,...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Aug 2018

  • Working in the voluntary sector

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Aug 2018
    This free online course, Working in the voluntary sector, will introduce you to...
  • Succeed in the workplace

    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be returning after a break? If so, then this free course, Succeed in the...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Aug 2018

  • Succeed in the workplace

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    Succeed in the workplace
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Aug 2018
    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be...
  • Assessing risk in engineering, work and life

    Risk is something that must be taken into account at all times when practising as an engineer. We accept risk as part of everyday life so there is...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2018

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    Assessing risk in engineering, work and life
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 08 Aug 2018
    Risk is something that must be taken into account at all times when practising as...
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    Children’s perspectives on play

    In this free course, Children's perspectives on play, you are asked to put yourself in the place of young children and to think about their view of...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2018

  • Children’s perspectives on play

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 08 Aug 2018
    In this free course, Children's perspectives on play, you are asked to put...
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    The impact of technology on children's physical activity

    This free course, The impact of technology on children's physical activity, explores the impact of technology on children’s physical activity...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 08 Aug 2018
    This free course, The impact of technology on children's physical activity,...
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    Digital literacy: succeeding in a digital world

    This free course, Digital literacy: succeeding in a digital world, will develop your confidence and skills for life online, whether study, work or...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2018

  • Digital literacy: succeeding in a digital world

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 08 Aug 2018
    This free course, Digital literacy: succeeding in a digital world, will develop...
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    Looking globally: the future of education

    In this free course you will explore three big themes that are challenging the world itself and therefore education: the environment, demographic...

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    24 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2018

  • Looking globally: the future of education

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    Advanced level Duration 24 hours Updated 08 Aug 2018
    In this free course you will explore three big themes that are challenging the...
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    Modern slavery

    This free course, Modern slavery, is designed to develop an understanding of the international system of human rights protection in relation to...

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Aug 2018

  • Modern slavery

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    Modern slavery Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Richard D Kaplan
    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 02 Aug 2018
    This free course, Modern slavery, is designed to develop an understanding of the...
  • Teaching and learning tricky topics

    This free course is designed to provide a background and understanding of tricky topics, the practical application of threshold concepts, and their...

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    24 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2018

  • Teaching and learning tricky topics

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    Teaching and learning tricky topics
    Intermediate level Duration 24 hours Updated 01 Aug 2018
    This free course is designed to provide a background and understanding of tricky...
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    Introducing Homer's Iliad

    This free course, Introducing Homer's Iliad, focuses on the epic poem telling the story of the Trojan War. It begins with the wider cycle of myths...

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    30 Jul 2018

  • Introducing Homer's Iliad

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    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 30 Jul 2018
    This free course, Introducing Homer's Iliad, focuses on the epic poem telling the...

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    BA (Hons) Youth Justice Studies (England and Wales)

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    BA (Hons) Youth Justice Studies (England and Wales)
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Foundation Degree in Early Years

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    Foundation Degree in Early Years
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    The first few years of children’s lives are crucial to their development and...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Policy and Criminology

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Policy and Criminology
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    Is there a link between poverty and crime? Are inequality and injustice factors in...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    The role of healthcare support worker is fulfilling and increasingly challenging,...

    Foundation Degree in Computing and IT Practice

    Course Course
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    The modern world depends on computers and IT systems to function. Gain the skills...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics

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    BSc (Honours) Mathematics
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    From economic policy to scientific advancement, mathematics is indispensable to...

    Foundation Degree in Combined Professional Studies

    Course Course
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    The Foundation Degree in Combined Professional Studies is an extremely flexible...

    Foundation Degree in Paramedic Sciences

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    Foundation Degree in Paramedic Sciences
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    This foundation degree has been specially developed for staff working in a variety...

    Foundation Degree in Working with Young People

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    Foundation Degree in Working with Young People
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    If you work with young people as a volunteer or in a paid role, the Foundation...

    Diploma of Higher Education Open

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    Diploma of Higher Education Open
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    Studying at university level is not just about gaining a degree. We also offer a...
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