Education and Learning

The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: The form of shame As the latest Brexit crises (it is not just one single crisis, but a series of crises now) unfolded this week, each more worrying, bizarre and removed from rationality than the previous one, I’ve noticed one overriding emotion emerging in ...
Holding History
Holding History is a stop-motion animation film made by young filmmakers during the summer of 2018. The group worked with professional filmmaker Nigel Kellaway to create the film.
Featuring 15 key stories from history, the film can be viewed as ...
The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: Gatherer calories and invisible artefacts – labour in OEP
I’m reading Angela Saini’s excellent Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong at the moment, which examines the range of ways science has misrepresented, simplified and ignored women. There’s a lot to dig into, and she writes clearly and knowledgeably, so ...
Loyalty and Dissent
Find out about the resistance and upheaval in South Asia that existed alongside the loyalty and service of colonial troops in the First World War.
#FiveFilms4Freedom 2019 Official Trailer
The world’s widest-reaching LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) digital short-film programme returns from 21 to 31 March 2019.
The British Council, in partnership with BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival, makes five LGBTQ+ themed short films available for the ...
The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: Learning the rules of predicting the future I was asked to contribute a piece on the future of higher ed in the next 50 years. I don’t really like these sorts of things, they tend to be a bit ‘hoverboards for education!’ fluff pieces. But in exploring ...
The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: Questions about openness – the audience decides!
During my inaugural I made extensive use of PollEverywhere, in order to make it more interactive and gain feedback (I also had a sore throat so these parts gave me a chance to swig water,  but let’s go with the ...
Domesday Book - Holding History
Holding History: an animated film created by young people.
Watch the whole film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ucwkru8YqM
From the Domesday Book to the dark archive, the Tudors to the Titanic, and Victorian prisons to propaganda, ‘Holding History’ explores many moments in history.
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Chartists - Holding History
Holding History: an animated film created by young people.
Watch the whole film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ucwkru8YqM
From the Domesday Book to the dark archive, the Tudors to the Titanic, and Victorian prisons to propaganda, ‘Holding History’ explores many moments in history.
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Civil Wars - Holding History
Holding History: an animated film created by young people.
Watch the whole film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ucwkru8YqM
From the Domesday Book to the dark archive, the Tudors to the Titanic, and Victorian prisons to propaganda, ‘Holding History’ explores many moments in history.
...
AIDS - Holding History
Holding History: an animated film created by young people.
Watch the whole film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ucwkru8YqM
From the Domesday Book to the dark archive, the Tudors to the Titanic, and Victorian prisons to propaganda, ‘Holding History’ explores many moments in history.
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What are stars made of? | FameLab
Physics whizz Wendy Sadler MBE demonstrates how one of her science heroes, 20th century astronomer Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, used spectroscopy to discover what elements stars are made from.
Can you explain a scientific idea in just three minutes? Take part in ...
The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: A journey through open education On the 19th Feb I gave my inaugural lecture (rather belatedly, having become a Prof about 15 years ago), as part of the Open University’s 50th anniversary celebrations. Given the delay it was something of a mix between an inaugural ...
The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: Yeah, but what do _we_ know? I hosted a series of seminars here at the OU, with the intention of sharing research we have in various aspects of ed tech, prompting the OU to ask questions of itself and also to showcase that we have lots ...
The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: Automating assessment to understand assessment In the last of the series of seminars I have been hosting at the OU, my colleague Professor Denise Whitelock talked about her work on assessment. Denise takes us through a number of projects she has worked on, which have ...
Nathan's internship was a bridge to China l Generation UK
Nathan spent two months interning in Beijing with Generation UK, and is now working as an industrial consultant with IoT ONE.
Generation UK - China was launched by the British Council in 2013. By 2020, it aims to help 80,000 ...
The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: Learning design – the long haul of institutional change The latest in the seminars that I’m coordinating at the Open University was held recently. I was delighted that this one was presented by my colleague Rebecca Galley, talking about 10 Years of Learning Design at the OU. I was ...
How internships in China benefit UK universities | Generation UK
Generation UK has developed partnerships with several UK universities, with bespoke internship programmes enabling their students to engage with China. Professor Stephen Shute from the University of Sussex believes the scheme serves as 'a beacon for the rest of the ...
Callum's time in Hangzhou broadened his horizons l Generation UK
Callum studied Chinese Language and Culture for a year in Hangzhou with Generation UK. The network he built during his studies changed his career as an architectural designer.
Generation UK - China was launched by the British Council in 2013. ...
‘Belfast in Love’, Culture Night 2018
The OU Ireland produced ‘Belfast in Love’ as part of its celebrations for Culture Night Belfast for which the theme was love. The video features creative writing students’ reciting work they wrote under the theme of ‘Belfast in Love’.
GO Wales Stori Rachael
Gwyliwch y fideo hwn i ddysgu am brofiadau un o’n myfyrwyr ar y rhaglen GO-Wales
GO Wales Stori Rachael - Cyflogwyr
Gwyliwch y fideo hwn i weld sut mae un o’n partneriaid-gyflogwyr wedi cefnogi myfyriwr OUiW ar ei raglen GO-Wales.
GO Wales Rachael’s story – Employers
Watch this video to see how one of our employer partners have supported an OUiW student on the GO-Wales programme.
Guidance: School census 2019 to 2020: technical information Technical specification and validation rules for submitting 2019 to 2020 school census data.
Guidance: 16 to 19 funding allocations supporting documents for 2019 to 2020 Information for 16 to 19 institutions about calculating their 16 to 19 revenue funding allocation.
Correspondence: Rough sleeping funding: grant determination letter Notification of additional funding to 47 local authorities to provide extra support to care leavers at risk of homelessness or rough sleeping.
Detailed guide: Risk protection arrangement for academies: join and get support How academies can join the risk protection arrangement (RPA) instead of commercial insurance, what it covers and where they can get free professional advice.

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