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Open Outlook - March 2021

Carla Belkevitz, OU in Scotland graduate

Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland by clicking here for the March 2021 issue of Open Outlook. 

This issue includes:​

  • A vision for Scotland is launched by the OU
  • New Skills for Work portal supports young people and job seekers
  • Training launched for Scottish small and medium businesses
  • New module for Scottish unis supports student carers
  • TV series explores goldmining in the Highlands
  • Learning supports wellbeing
  • Care experienced students celebrated on Care Day
  • New podcast series with Gemma Cairney and the OU goes live
  • A Perfect Planet: Behind The Scenes
  • Exploring Scotland's need for an inclusive economic recovery
  • Students join a big blether

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Darren McGarvey © Tern Television Productions

New OU/BBC series' unflinching look at public services

A new three-part series co-produced by the OU and BBC follows Scottish writer and rapper Darren McGarvey as he takes an unflinching look at the UK’s public services.

27th February 2024
The word 'Scots' in Scrabble letters

First teacher training course to embed Scots language

The OU in Scotland and Education Scotland have created a course for teachers on how to include Scots language and culture in their classrooms.

6th February 2024
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