Businesses that have invested in training during lockdown expect to recover more quickly, finds a survey of business leaders and managers by The Open University.
1st July 2020
Applications are open for a new selection of fully funded modules by The OU in Scotland that offer vital post-pandemic skills.
22nd June 2020
If you live in Scotland and you have an individual income of £25,000 per year or less, you may be eligible for a part-time fee grant for undergraduate study.
10th June 2020
Covid-19 is expected to significantly change the skills required for as many as 5 million job roles across the UK, driving a surge in employees seeking out distance learning opportunities. A quarter of UK employees have taken on additional learning opportunities to boost their employability and protect the value of their skills.
18th May 2020
People who have been furloughed or made redundant are being encouraged to develop their skills with the help of a new online resource. Skills Development Scotland has introduced the portal with the support of the OU in Scotland providing access to its award-winning OpenLearn platform of free courses.
27th April 2020
Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland with the April 2020 issue of Open Outlook.
1st April 2020
While people across Scotland are staying at home and social distancing, the OU has hundreds of free online courses to help stay informed, engaged and entertained. OpenLearn is the OU’s home for learning online; all the courses are free and there are no entry requirements or start and end dates.
1st April 2020
The OU in Scotland is closely monitoring the coronavirus pandemic and will be following guidance issued by the UK and Scottish governments. Our priority is ensuring the health and wellbeing of our staff and students, whilst ensuring that the university’s business can run as smoothly as possible.
23rd March 2020
Graduate Apprentices at Capgemini in Inverness will study online through The OU as they work towards their BSc Hons Cyber Security.
2nd March 2020
A project which increases the educational opportunities open to people who have spent time in care is holding a drop-in event for visitors to mark Care Day 2020.
19th February 2020