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Welcome to the Faculty

Whether you are looking for a first qualification or are already on your chosen path and would like to go further, or you’re an employer looking for a different way to develop your staff, we can help you make that transformation.

Organised as three schools, the Faculty works across a range of disciplines including education, childhood and youth, health and social care, youth work, social work, languages and applied linguistics, nursing, and sport and fitness. We have an innovative approach to teaching and learning, develop collaborative partnerships with employers and other institutions, and engage in cutting edge, action oriented and internationally recognised research.

Schools

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Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport

We enhance the lives of millions of people throughout the world as we advance The Open University’s mission of social justice and social mobility for the 21st Century.

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Health, Wellbeing and Social Care

We transform lives through health and social care education and have a strong track record in applied health and social care research.

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Languages and Applied Linguistics

Our vision is to be an internationally recognised leader in key areas of teaching and researching language, communication and cultures.

Emma Morris

I’d like to be a teacher one day but I also felt an OU course would help me build knowledge that I could apply to my current role. My degree has helped me to understand the children I work with better, and helped me to understand Teaching and Learning as a whole.

Read more Emma Morris, Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning

News

Demystifying contraception

A research grant has just been awarded to an OU researcher to demystify contraception.

15th August 2019
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Events

Sep 23

Black mothers and childbirth - a reproductive sankofa

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 11:00 to 17:00

Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

Contact: midwiferyconversations@gmail.com

Sep 24

Orientation School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport Studies

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 09:30 to 19:30

http://studenthublive.open.ac.uk/ (Livestream)

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