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Open Outlook - March 2021

Carla Belkevitz, OU in Scotland graduate

Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland by clicking here for the March 2021 issue of Open Outlook. 

This issue includes:​

  • A vision for Scotland is launched by the OU
  • New Skills for Work portal supports young people and job seekers
  • Training launched for Scottish small and medium businesses
  • New module for Scottish unis supports student carers
  • TV series explores goldmining in the Highlands
  • Learning supports wellbeing
  • Care experienced students celebrated on Care Day
  • New podcast series with Gemma Cairney and the OU goes live
  • A Perfect Planet: Behind The Scenes
  • Exploring Scotland's need for an inclusive economic recovery
  • Students join a big blether

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Two engineers in their workplace

Partnership opens up union learning opportunities

Trade unionists across Scotland can access skills and training thanks to a partnership with the OU. The Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) and the OU in Scotland signed a Memorandum of Understanding, setting out a range of collaborative activity.  

19th April 2021
Skills+ Scotland, The Open University in Scotland's vision for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament

The OU in Scotland sets out vision for inclusive recovery

The OU in Scotland launched its vision for galvanising higher education to support an inclusive recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

29th March 2021
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