Articles from Open University

OU's OpenLearn joins with Money Saving Expert to launch Academy of Money

@MoneySavingExp opens its ‘Academoney’ financial education course The site teams up with The @OpenUniversity to launch its free, unique Academy of Money  The UK’s biggest consumer website, (MSE) and world-leading distance-learning institution, The Open University, have teamed up to launch an ambitious new project to help give the nation the skills and knowledge to master their finances with a new, completely free and independent academic course, launching today.

The Open University launches Online Teaching microcredential to help educators ease hasty pivot to distance learning

The @OpenUniversity (OU), a world leader in flexible distance learning, has developed an Online Teaching microcredential to equip those teaching in a higher or further education setting with the practical skills to successfully create online courses and teach adults online. The microcredential is open for enrolment now on leading social learning platform,, and teaching commences on the 8th June 2020. 

Boom in Employees Pursuing Self-Directed Home Learning

The @OpenUniversity is urging organisations to harness this appetite for learning to adapt for the future and retain valuable #talent  A quarter (24%) of the UK workforce are learning new skills to mitigate against coronavirus uncertainty. Driven by concerns for job security as 5 million1 expect the pandemic to dramatically change their role, younger employees are spearheading the distance learning boom, but want more direction from employers in bid to ensure their skills become valued assets.

Taking Clinical Legal Education Online, a workshop from The Open University

@OpenUniversity and @OU_OpenJustice online workshop to teach clinical legal education online The Open University Law School’s Open Justice team @OU_OpenJustice is holding a 90-minute online workshop designed to advise industry colleagues who suddenly find themselves needing to teach clinical legal education online.

Free Open University online courses will be shared on The Skills Toolkit to boost workplace skills

The @OpenUniversity joins @EducationGovUK's new free learning site The Skills Toolkit  Free courses from The Open University (OU) will feature on a new online learning platform the Government is launching today (Tuesday April 28) to help boost the nation’s skills while people are staying at home.