Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. The greatest university on the planet (we reckon anyway) is always innovating and leading the way on many issues that affect us around the globe and these news pieces reflect just that. So if there’s a free course or bit of news on the agenda then hopefully we will pick it up and stick it on the next Open University news.
Study day with the Open University: Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds on Saturday 6 December. This study day complements a new Open University course. It explores what myth is, the context for myth and how Greek and Roman myths connect. Speakers are from the British Museum and UCL. Open to Open University students and members of the public.
Retirement ages across the world: Spotlight on Mexico. Taken from The Open University Business School blog. “The latest blog posts published by our academics, students and graduates, and provided for you on one web page for your convenience in reverse date order. Alternatively you can select the blogger you are interested in by the avatar below or from the list on the right hand side.”
Universities in the UK risk becoming irrelevant and would be acting irresponsibly if they fail to embrace new education technologies, the vice-chancellor of the OU, Martin Bean, has said.
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