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Jul 16

Social History of Learning Disability (SHLD) Conference

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 10:00 to Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 16:30

Milton Keynes

Jul 1

Teachers’ Perspectives on the use of mobile technology for English Language Learning

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 09:30 to 15:30

The Open University, Milton Keynes campus

May 22

Polyglot workshop at Tate Exchange, London

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:30

May 9

Mending the Gap - Demonstrating the impact of being partners in knowledge

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 12:00 to 17:00

The Open University, Future Learn Offices, Camden, London, NW1 8NP

 

Mar 16

OU/UKLA Reading for pleasure conference

Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 10:30

Elmhurst Primary, Newham

16th March 2019 - Elmhurst Primary, Newham with author SF Said, Emily Crumbleholme, Winner of the under 3 years teaching RfP Award, Teresa Cremin and OU/UKLA Workshop leaders and the Egmont RfP Awards 2019!

Feb 9

OU/UKLA Reading for pleasure conference

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 10:15

Ashgrove Academy, Macclesfield

9th February 2019 – Ashgrove Academy, Macclesfield with author MG Leonard, Sonia Thompson, English lead from St Matthews, Birmingham, Winner of the Whole School RfP Award, Teresa Cremin and OU/UKLA Workshop leaders.

Jan 29

OU online TalentConnect Careers fair 29th - 31st January 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 09:00 to Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 17:30

Working and volunteering in the charity sector

OU online TalentConnect  Careers fair 29th - 31st January 2019

Are you interested in working for a charity? Do you want to gain volunteering or placement experience with children and young people? If so, we have a great opportunity for you…..

Nov 17

OU/UKLA Reading for pleasure conference

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 09:30

University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education, Cambridge

Finding and sharing pleasure in reading

The first of three high profile OU/UKLA reading for pleasure conferences this year, linked to the OU Research informed website. These are targeted at the primary teaching profession and include contemporary authors and workshops from our 80 Teacher Reading Group Leaders and members and keynotes from the Egmont OU UKLA reading for pleasure award winners. 

Nov 13

Postgraduate Research Open Day

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:30 to 15:30

You are warmly invited to the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies and Centre for

Sep 19

PRA Seminars Series - Maria del Carmen 19th September

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 12:30

Maria will be undertaking a 3-month visit with the Health and Wellbeing PRA starting from the 31s

Jul 12

July PRA Seminar - 12 July 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 13:30

CMR 11, Central Meeting Rooms, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Jul 10

Social History of Learning Disability Conference 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 11:00 to Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 16:30

The Open University, Milton Keynes

The theme of the conference is Advocacy and the social history of learning disability: Family and Self-Advocacy.

We have seen a change in the context in which self-advocacy operates, with many groups struggling while others flourish. In 2017 the English National Forum of People with Learning Disabilities and the National Valuing Families Forum lost their funding; while Wales has the infrastructure of All Wales People First.

Jun 26

All in the Mind Awards (an OU-BBC co-production)

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 21:00

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Jun 20

PRAXIS Event: Exploring Digital Pedagogy in Digital Education

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:00

PRAXIS is delighted to announce the event, Exploring Critical Pedagogy in Dig

May 16

PRA Seminar - Jerome Devaux - Interpreting in the healthcare context: The interpreter as the third participant

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 12:30

CMR 15, Central Meeting Rooms, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

This presentation will first cover the history of interpreting in the health sector. Based on t

May 1

2nd Digital Health & Wellbeing Conference 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 09:00 to Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 18:00

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes

This year's theme is "Fusion All things Digital Health & Wellbeing". Due to the nature of the conference, we aim to challenge research and practitioners to explore, uncover and inspire the ethos of Digital Health & Wellbeing and how this can be deployed across varying environments, research and practice, innovation, health, public services, community and non-profit organisations.

Mar 21

End of Life Care: Addressing the issues and meeting the challenges

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 09:30

The Hub Theatre, The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Death and Dying Group Conference 2018

The theme of the conference is addressing the issues in end of life care and the ways in which the health, social care and academic community can and are mitigating the impact of these challenges. The conference will focus upon inequalities, tackling variations and addressing the practical issues in meeting the needs of individuals towards the end of their life. For further information see the conference website

Nov 29

Researching end of life care from a social science perspective

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 17:00

Library Presentation Room, Library, The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Past, present and future contributions

About the workshop – background

This workshop is designed to reflect on the past sociological and anthropological engagements with end of life care practice in order to enable future opportunities for making these kinds of contributions to understanding care practices and informing policy. For further information see the workshop page www.open.ac.uk/health-and-social-care/main/researching-end-of-life-care

Nov 21

Death and Dying seminar series: A debate on assisted suicide

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 13:30

Christodoulou Meeting Room 11

Join us for this debate between Lesley Close, Dignity in Dying and Dr Kevin Yuill, University of Sunderland.

See further details about the Death and Dying seminar series.

Oct 17

Death and Dying Seminar Series: Adult Vulnerability and the Adult Attitudinal Grief Scale

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 14:30 to 16:30

Library Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Each month we are showcasing a different theme on death and dying across the life-course by engaging leading academics and professionals - free to all interested in attending. Our seminar on 17 October will focus on Adult Vulnerability and the Adult Attitudinal Grief Scale: from theory to practice.

For more information on this and future seminars in the series, together with how to register, see the Seminar series page.

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