Every year the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) recognises students and projects that have gone above and beyond what is expected of them. This year, for the first time, the WELS Tutor Awards provided students with the opportunity to recognise the dedication and skill of their tutors.
In collaboration with WELS academics, the OU has launched the first module in a package of free Safeguarding Leadership Training courses, aimed at those working in the international development sector.
Undertaking any form of research is a challenge in its own right, but having a global pandemic breakout mid-way through is something that nobody expects to happen when they set out on their PhD journey. Find out how WELS student, Petra Vacková, coped with the challenges of carrying out research in such unprecedented times.
Education Scotland has endorsed The Open University’s Masters in Education qualifications. Their endorsement of the four MA Education specialist pathways was based on an application process and panel interview, in which they explored the extent to which the programme aligned with Scotland’s national model of professional learning.
When redundancy hit Jonathan, he took the opportunity to make some lifestyle changes, changing career and following his passions of travel and learning. Now an OU Modern Languages student, we spoke to Jonathan about his experiences.