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The Open University & Unison Partnership

Study OU Access modules for FREE
If you want to study with the OU but you’re not quite sure you are ready, an OU Access module is the ideal way to prepare.  You may even be able to study for free. 
UNISON bursaries

UNISON can offer awards for members studying with the OU and also small learning grants to help members undertake study with any organisation. Criteria, more information and the application form can be found here

New Free OU Resources

New free online resources for adult learners

The OU have developed a new website for adult learners who are looking for progression and study opportunities.  Click here for more information.

Six new free online courses have also been developed.  Click here for more information.

Dementia workshops
Image of a course held in Kings Lynn

UNISON and the Open University  offer  free one day CPD workshops to members, these sessions are running in most regions. The day covers:

  • what is meant by the term dementia – types and causes
  • how having dementia affects the way a person behaves and functions
  • that there is more to a person than the dementia
  • that it is possible to live well with dementia.

For more information contact your regional education team.  If you don’t know their number call 0800 085 7857.