The School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care's massive online open course (MOOC) 'The Lottery of Birth' will examine the inequalities of birth, with a particular focus on being rich or poor and being born male or female.
The OU/Radio 4 series "All in the Mind" returns with a new 8-part series starting Tuesday 25th October. Produced with support from our faculty, the programmes are broadcast each Tuesday at 21.00 with a repeat on the following day, Wednesday, at 15.30.
Our Social History of Learning Disability (SHLD) Research Group work regularly with the RIX Research and Media team that produced this video featuring people with learning disability who worked with Lord Rix.
Have you ever visited Spain and wished you spoke some Spanish to interact with the locals and understand more of the country? Have you ever travelled to Central or South America and been fascinated by the language, the people and their cultures? Have you always wanted to find a way into the food, music, cinema or literature of the Spanish-speaking world?
The OU has been teaching languages for 25! They marked the day with a brilliant conference, Languages: MK which, by all accounts, was a resounding success and a suitable celebration of 25 years of language teaching. Congratulations to you all and here's to the next 25!