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Grampian nursing project

Stepping stone to nursing study for support staff

A project aimed at helping health and social care workers become nurses has been launched in Grampian. 

13th October 2017
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Teachers become learners with new languages project

Primary school teachers are being given the confidence to teach languages to their pupils through a new project run by The Open University (OU) in Scotland and SCILT, Scotland’s National Centre for Languages.

9th October 2017
JP Morgan Team Challenge at Cyrenians Farm

Business leaders join charities to build a positive future for Scotland

Charities and businesses across Scotland are joining forces in an innovative event on “civic leadership”. The half-day event brings together The Open University, TSB Bank and Cyrenians as well as the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce in a bid to unite the skills and common drive of both third sector organisations and businesses looking to create a better future together. 

6th October 2017
Zambian Education School-based Training (ZEST) project

Funding for OU teacher development project in Zambia

An Open University (OU) project which will help primary teachers in Zambia to develop their skills and practice has been awarded significant funding by the Scottish Government.

21st September 2017
Marathon runner Fauja Singh

At the Heart of the Nation: A photographic Exhibition Celebrating India in Britain

Launching in Edinburgh this September, a major new outdoor touring exhibition will honour the long history of the Indian presence in Britain and its impact on British life.

19th September 2017
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Professor Joyce Tait appointed to the Council for Science and Technology

Professor Joyce Tait has been appointed to the Council for Science and Technology, which advises the Prime Minister on science and technology policy issues that cut across the responsibilities of individual UK government departments.

11th September 2017
Opening Educational Practices Scotland (OEPS) graphic

New policies needed for open education in Scotland

Open education in today’s online world is an issue for all associated with learning, with universities, colleges, business and the third sector having a leading role to play, a leading Scottish academic has stressed.

11th September 2017
Kate Signorini, Shona Littlejohn, Susan Stewart and Marie Hendry

New top team at The Open University in Scotland

Marie Hendry and Shona Littlejohn have been appointed as Depute Directors at The Open University in Scotland.

4th September 2017
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Open University top three for student satisfaction in Scotland

In a national survey published today, The Open University (OU) has been ranked joint third with Glasgow University for overall student satisfaction in Scotland.

11th August 2017
Herald awards

Award success for OU's college partnerships

The Open University in Scotland, with three of its college partners, has won a prestigious education award.

7th August 2017

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