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Open Outlook - March 2024

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Find out more about the latest news from The Open University in Scotland with our newsletter Open Outlook - March 2024.

This issue includes:​​

  • First teacher training course to embed Scots language 
  • New OU/BBC series takes unflinching look at public services
  • Free places available on microcredential courses for career progression 
  • Lack of skills holding back environmental, social and governance action 
  • New partnerships to support health and children's rights in Scotland 
  • Future sustainability leaders attend Mock COP28 
  • Students have a big blether 
  • Home education myths debunked 
  • Transforming education with AI 
  • Robert Burns – power of poetry and music 

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18 March 2024


The Open University's Professor Mahesh Anand standing in front of a Moon image - photo by Mark Bolam.

OU to host European Lunar Symposium 2024

The European Lunar Symposium will be held in Scotland for the first time and is being hosted by The Open University in Scotland.

14th May 2024
John McAlinden and First Minister of Scotland Humza Yousaf

Lifelong learning award for union rep

The First Minister of Scotland has presented a lifelong learning award sponsored by the OU in Scotland, to John McAlinden of the Communication Workers Union. 

19th April 2024
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