The Open University Law Schools Open Justice team has collaborated with charity Support Through Court (STC) to launch a free open online resource for learners, themed around domestic abuse. Its timely launch coincides with the rapid rise in numbers of people in domestic abuse situations seeking help during the UK lockdown. STC helps members ofContinue reading “Online domestic abuse resource launched”
Category Archives: covid-19
Working from home: can it impact on menopause?
This blog is written by Joanna Brewis, Professor of People and Organisations in The Open University’s Business School. Joanna is the Co-author of the Government Office Report Menopause transition: effects on women’s economic participation. This blog was originally published on 19 June 2020 and was written for the Henpicked website. The coronavirus pandemic led to an unprecedented time globally. AsContinue reading “Working from home: can it impact on menopause?”
Designing Online Learning for Interactivity
This blog was published on 8 June and written by Dr Ruslan Ramanau, Lecturer in e-Learning and Deputy Director of the Centre for Innovation in Legal and Business Education (SCiLAB) in the OU’s Business School. The original blog can be accessed on the SCiLAB website. A key question facing teachers and institutions that move their teaching online (be it fullyContinue reading “Designing Online Learning for Interactivity”
Freedom Law Clinic explores the effects of COVID-19 on civil liberties
Ten law students from The Open University are taking part in a four-week project that will consider the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on civil liberties. The ‘Civil Liberties in the Lockdown’ project is being run by the Freedom Law Clinic, which creates pro bono opportunities for students to access criminal appeal cases and offer virtualContinue reading “Freedom Law Clinic explores the effects of COVID-19 on civil liberties”