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Businesses that have invested in training during lockdown expect to recover more quickly

Businesses set back 18 months by COVID say @OpenUniversity  UK organisations anticipate that it will take 18 months to fully recover from the disruption of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent social distancing measures, with small businesses leading the way back to “normal”. 

OU Law students develop chatbots to support the public with domestic abuse, injunctions and legal aid

Law students from @OpenUniversity have been working with legal automation platform, Josef, to develop a series of chatbots to support the public with legal issues such as domestic abuse and injunctions.

Open University Law students join Freedom Law Clinic project researching the effects of Covid-19 on civil liberties

Ten law students from The @OpenUniversity and @OU_Law are taking part in a four-week project that will consider the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on civil liberties.

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. 


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