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New study seeks to learn from students’ experiences of mental health education
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The OU and Mental Health Foundation have launched a study to find out how schools, colleges, and universities support students and their mental health.
OU launches programme for online educators and educational leaders
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Skills for Prosperity Kenya is widening access of open and distance learning.
Widening opportunities for teacher professional development in Zambia using low-cost tech
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
IET is working with the ZEST project, supporting the use of open educational resources and collaborative digital learning approaches.
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Congratulations to the @commschols Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholars who have completed the IET Masters in Online & Distance Education.

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RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The Open University has been recognised in the DataIQ award category ‘Data for Good: Green Data’.
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We are pleased to share that IET's Professor Rebecca Ferguson has been announced as one of the new co-editors-in-chief of the Journal of Learning Analytics.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1437760910769197057

RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
A free-to-use authentication tool built to stop cheating in online assessments is ready for launch.
BBC’s Springwatch wins BAFTA for live event
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The programme which featured the OU’s Pollinator Watch mission on nQuire has received a BAFTA.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Supporting professionals in low- and middle-income countries on the global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
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Over this summer, 32 members, friends and alumni of the Global Open Graduate Network took part in a 6-week course to become Open Educational Resources Wiki Scholars and improve open education articles on Wikipedia. Read more about the course and the outcomes here.

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RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Through 2020 and 2021, Denise has led research and knowledge exchange projects across the unit.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Pride and Prejudice and Harry Potter feature in an emerging list of the nations’ most influential novels.
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RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The process of disclosing a disability can be a time-consuming and stressful experience. The OU is aiming to improve this process with a chatbot that has been built to support both its students and staff.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Professor Ferguson received her appointment in 2021 after 16 years at the OU.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
nQuire and the OU win Guardian University 2020 research impact award.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
GO-GN wins Open Education award for Excellence by Open Education Global for its e-access Research Methods Handbook.
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We are delighted to share huge congratulations to Saman Rizvi for successfully defending her PhD thesis on INCLUSIVENESS in online learning designs.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1459195889155813377

Online OU COVID-19 Research: Online Learning and Education seminar
RESEARCH
IET hosts the OU COVID-19 Research: Online Learning and Education seminar.
INNOVATING PEDAGOGY • EDITORIAL
The Innovating Pedaogy report covers ten trends in learning and teaching.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The OU are working in consultation with students to improve disclosure processes.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
High-standard industrial training at scale with AR.
PHD IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY • EDITORIAL
Dr Francisco Iniesto completed his PhD in Educational Technology in 2020, specifying his research in accessibility and MOOCs.
Exploring participation behaviour of young citizen scientists
RESEARCH • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
IET are working with Natural History Museums.
MICROCREDENTIALS • EDITORIAL
Supporting the design and delivery of accessible and inclusive online courses.
PEOPLE • EDITORIAL
Fereshte joined IET with the aim to engage in research with big impact.
RESEARCH • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
Digital Badges can support teaching challenges faced during Covid-19.
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The Open University's annual Trends in Learning report has launched, detailing the new trends our experts have identified and how they are shaping the future of learning and development.

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IET's microcredential supports course evaluation
MICROCREDENTIALS • EDITORIAL
Improve course design and learn evaluation strategies to improve online teaching.
RESEARCH • CASE STUDY
In Partnership with the OU, The Young Foundation have set up a mission on nQuire to understand people's experiences of the first Covid-19 lockdown in the UK.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
GO-GN is expanding its reach to raise awareness of open educational resources in the global south.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Innovative digital technology has the capability to significantly improve the way that people learn from home.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
OUAnalyse has won the Data IQ2020 award for 'Best use of data by a not-for-profit organisation'.