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OpenLearn - the home of free learning from The Open University. Are you looking for a new topic to explore, or want to dig deeper into something you've already discovered? Whether it’s a 60-second animated video or a 24-hour course you are after, you will find it on OpenLearn for free.
- 900+ short courses (ranging from 1 - 100 hours of study)
- thousands of articles, quizzes and interactive games
- hundreds of videos and audios, ranging from Greek history to modern-day politics, and everything in between
- printed posters and booklets made for our TV & radio programmes co-produced with the BBC.
The content covers a wide range of subjects, with many of our free courses being adapted extractions from OU modules. All of our courses enable you to earn a Statement of participation and some also allow you to earn a free digital badge. You can use your badge or statement of participation to share your achievement with others although they do not carry any formal credit towards a qualification.
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