Articles from Open University

Collective Optimism: A great foundation for a tertiary education system fit for the twenty-first century

Tim Blackman, Vice-Chancellor of The @OpenUniversity, welcomes the Independent Commission’s College of the Future – England report: 

Open University’s economic and social impact totals almost £3bn to UK plc

 

THE OPEN UNIVERSITY PARTNERS WITH MACMILLAN CHILDREN’S BOOKS TO EXTEND ITS READING FOR PLEASURE WORK TO FAMILIES

The @OpenUniversity (OU) is launching Book Chat: Reading with your Child, a resource which comprises three short films and support materials to help parents, families and carers read books conversationally and creatively to children. Working with Macmillan Children’s Books, the films use a selection of their picture books and a poetry collection to support families with reading to different ages of children.

The Open University and Jobcentre Plus partner to upskill jobseekers in 750 centres across the UK

An initiative between The @OpenUniversity (OU), the Department of Work and Pensions (@DWP) and Jobcentre Plus (@JCPJobsPlusMore) to tackle the common skills gaps among jobseekers is to be rolled out nationally following a successful pilot programme.

Attention to mental health is thrust of OU’s latest online teaching short course

The latest in a suite of short online courses to help get learning and teaching online has been launched by The @OpenUniversity (OU) on its @FutureLearn platform.

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