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04 Jul 2017

“Be more ambitious!” universities are told in approach to mature students

A new report says effective outreach to potential adult and mature students is vital to widen participation in Higher Education among under-represented...  read more

General
03 Jul 2017

The £2.2 Billion cost of the skills gap

• 90 per cent of employers have struggled to recruit workers with the right skills in the last 12 months • £527 million spent...  read more

General
14 Jun 2017

The Open University outlines plans for radical reinvention

The Open University, approaching its fiftieth year, is launching a radical overhaul to ensure it is ready for the challenges of the...  read more

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“Fundamental culture change” needed to address skills shortage  12 Apr 2017
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Free education for prisoners in three-year pilot scheme  28 Mar 2017
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OU research informs prominent IT gender report in India  06 Mar 2017
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Open University UK inks agreement with Chennai provider  02 Mar 2017
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FutureLearn announces first US university partners  15 Feb 2017
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New home for OU News  15 Feb 2017
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Open University widens access to Higher Education in Africa  31 Jan 2017
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The Open University partners with Debenhams to launch the ultimate VIP Career Styling Experience  10 Jan 2017
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Online course for international humanitarian managers launched  12 Dec 2016
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OU appoints Executive Deans for STEM and Arts & Social Sciences  05 Dec 2016
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Learning through design, analytics and failure: top trends to disrupt education over next decade  01 Dec 2016
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New gateway site offers “unparalleled” resources for adults seeking education to boost their careers  21 Nov 2016
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Elite Business Schools join forces to strengthen leadership development for the voluntary sector  01 Nov 2016
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Special award for inspiring OU professor who champions womens’ careers in maths  11 Oct 2016
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OU Academic speaks at White House on bisexual issues  29 Sep 2016
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Rosetta may be crashing, but its legacy lives on here on Earth, says OU academic  28 Sep 2016
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Teaching in Virtual Reality  27 Sep 2016


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