Victoria Cumming received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Work and was also given the Andrew Cornwell Award 2017 for the highest-performing graduate in the social work programme at the Open University's degree ceremony in Edinburgh on Saturday 28th October 2017. Full story
Our new PG Diploma in Social Work enables employers to tap into the talent in their graduate social care workforce to develop vitally needed qualified social workers. With our new PG Diploma, relevant graduates with experience of social care will be supported to qualify as social workers in just 18 months.
“The OU is working with employers in the sector to ensure the new wave of higher and degree apprentices will be the future leaders and practitioners so desperately needed to ensure a high-quality experience for patients/service users.” David Willett, Director of Corporate Sales
This is the story of the only family rehab in the UK, where children live with addicted parents as they recover. They have 6 months to get clean, or they will lose their children for good. This rehab believes these parents deserve a second chance with 79% of families completing the programme.
A new 2-part OU/BBC series was shown on 3rd and 4th April. The series was commissioned for the University by OMIL, working with WELS Nominated Academics Tyrrell Golding, Dr Naomi Holford and Andy Rixon, and Media Fellow Fernando Rosell-Aquilar. In the year 2000 the BBC began filming the lives of 25 children born across the UK. As they turn 16, Professor Robert Winston and Professor Tanya Byron discover how they are being affected by huge changes in their brains and behaviour that could shape their lives forever.
11 January-15 February. Filmed over six weeks, Hospitalis the story of the NHS in unprecedented times. Edited and broadcast within weeks of filming, this timely six part series for BBC2 captures the day-to-day realities facing the NHS right now.