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Law Graduates’ Use of Extra-Curricular Activities to Get Started in the Legal Professions

By Andrew Gilbert and Jessica Giles This blog arises out of our SCiLAB-funded project, ‘An Exploration of the Use of Extra-Curricular Activities by Law Students and Alumni’, which we carried out during 2020-21. The project aimed to explore Open University … Continue reading

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Continuing our experiences of online mentoring

By Carol Edwards, Lorraine Gregory, Liz Hardie and Louise Taylor We previously posted a blog in October 2020 entitled ‘Setting up a Pilot Mentoring Programme on W101 – An Introduction to Law’ (Edwards, Hardie and Gregory, 2020). This explained our … Continue reading

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Time is of the essence – so why don’t we spend more time teaching it?

by Dr Terry O’Sullivan Sure you’ve got the time to read this? Then I’ll be as quick as I can. You see time seems to be the key barrier to learning online. Thanks to support from the OU’s Enhanced Employability … Continue reading

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