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Senior Practitioner Fellows (SPF)

Two days to apply: We are currently recruiting for Senior Practitioner Fellows (SPF) to be seconded from police forces and partner agencies to the Centre to collaborate on research. Deadline: Midnight - Wednesday 19 February 2020.

24th January 2020
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Annual Report 2019

The 2019 Annual Report for the Centre for Policing Research and Learning is now available to view online.

20th January 2020

Innovating Pedagogy 2020 is out

Innovating Pedagogy 2020 is the latest in our popular series of annual reports explaining ten promising new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world.

16th January 2020
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New Part-time Academic or Practice Tutor Opportunities

Are you interested in becoming a part-time Academic or Practice Tutor for our new Open University policing programmes? Closing date: Thursday 30 January

15th January 2020
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Sure, I know how to talk to people!

This free course written in collaboration with Police Force Northern Ireland (PSNI), focuses on communication skills and specifically looks at how to build rapport and get the most out of conversations in community settings. 

17th December 2019

Step up to Leadership

This free course written in collaboration with Police Force Northern Ireland (PSNI), focuses on the challenge of leadership and leading change in an ever-changing policing context. 

17th December 2019
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We're expanding!

As part of our ongoing expansion we are looking to appoint two permanent Senior Lectureships in Policing Organisation and Practice. Deadline 28.01.2020

13th December 2019

North Yorkshire Police and The Open University announce major new education partnership for police recruits

North Yorkshire Police and the OU have announced a new collaboration delivering specialist education for police officers from July 2020.

18th November 2019
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Continuing Professional Development Fortnight

CPD Fortnight takes place between November 11-22 with the College of Policing.

15th November 2019

Call for papers - Learning from success, near miss and failure - deadline: 31 March 2020

The Centre for Policing Research and Learning has been invited to guest edit a themed issue of the journal: Public Money and Management with papers arising from the recent Centre for Policing Research and Learning Annual Conference where the theme of ' Learning from success, near miss and failure' was explored in: policing, local government, health and other sectors. The editorial team is Centre academics: Jean Hartley, Richard Harding, Nicky Miller and Zoe Walkington, and Director of People at Thames Valley Police, Steven Chase.

25th October 2019

Upcoming Events

Oct 8

Membership Group Meeting

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

The Open University, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

Dec 3

Membership Group Meeting

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

The Open University, Milton Keynes

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