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RCN Fellowship honour for Dr Claire Chatterton

Portrait of Claire ChattertonDr Claire Chatterton has been awarded Fellowship of the RCN (Royal College of Nursing) at this year’s RCN Awards.

29th July 2020

The Language of Protest Wins Bronze at EVCOM Clarion Awards 2020

Protest banner illustrationDr Philip Seargeant has been awarded Bronze in the Education and Training category at the 2020 EVCOM Clarion Awards for his short documentary film, ‘The Language of Protest, produced in collaboration with Hamlett Films. The film, which was shot pre-lockdown and focuses predominantly on protests around the climate crisisis an insightful look at political communication in the era of the protest.

29th July 2020

OU Collaborates with The Reading Agency on Teachers' Reading Challenge

Father and son reading at homeFollowing the recent Reading Together Day initiative, the OU’s Reading for Pleasure programme, led by Professor Teresa Cremin, has partnered with The Reading Agency to launch a Teachers’ Reading Challenge this summer. Due to launch on 14 August, the initiative aims to create a community for teachers to share their thoughts and recommendations on children’s literature.

29th July 2020

New Professor of Children’s Reading appointed

Natalia Kucirkova, a former OU post-graduate, has joined the OU’s School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sports as Professor of Reading. With a background in children’s reading, including social justice in children’s literacy and research on children's use of e-books and apps, Professor Kucirkova is also an expert on personalisation and use of children's personal data.

28th July 2020

New Professor of International Education and Development appointed

Professor Kwame Akyeampong has been appointed Professor of International Education and Development in the OU’s School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sports.

22nd July 2020

Training future nurses on the Leeds Future You programme

The Open University has joined forces with Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to create a new apprenticeship route for experienced and aspiring healthcare workers. Part of the Trust’s Future You career development programme, the apprenticeship will support the growth of the Trust while providing a new pathway to individuals wishing to launch their career as a Nursing Associate or Registered Nurse.

17th July 2020

OU partners in innovative new blended nursing degree

Male nurse with patientThe OU is part of an innovative new Health Education England (HEE) project to deliver a unique pre-registration blended learning nursing curriculum in London and the South West from February 2021.

9th July 2020

NMC approves the OU’s new Future Nurse curriculum

The Open University’s (OU) new Future Nurse curriculum has been formally approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

8th July 2020

Volunteers wanted to pilot Physical Development course

Group of children playingA new course on Futurelearn aiming to show how to ensure young children do enough physical activity and how that activity improves child mental and physical health development commences at the end of July.The free-to-access course has been developed by the OU in partnership with Public Health England (PHE) and funded by Health Education England. 

17th June 2020

Double BAFTA nomination success for WELS/BBC co-productions

Two programmes co-produced by the BBC and The Open University’s Broadcast and Partnership Team, and with academic consultants from the Faculty of WELS, have been shortlisted for the 2020 British Academy Television Awards.

12th June 2020

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Events

Jul 20

Is young people's care gendered? International perspectives

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 13:30 to 16:00

This webinar is free to attend and will be delivered online using Microsoft Teams.

Contact: Geraldine Boyle

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