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Evolving models of governance in public services

A recent paper written with Prof Catherine Farrell of The University of South Wales, investigated changing models of governance within four public services in England and Wales : Fire; health; policing and education. 660 more words


8th September

I was born in October, which is a really solid time to be born. It meant that for some reason I can’t quite remember, I had a whole extra year at Nursery. 580 more words

Terrors in the dark

Purposely this blog has remained a fallow space for the last 10 days, a conscious decision to embrace some quiet time before contemplating the changes to come. 981 more words

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Renewable Energy Definitions and Concepts

Last days I am doing the course Elements of Renewable Energy from The Open University and I would like to share some useful information I found there. 456 more words


Preparing For Uni - A Student's Guide

I’ll be honest, I’m enjoying my study break now. I only have a few precious weeks left and I’m making the most of them because I know that I’ll be working very hard as soon as my next module starts. 234 more words

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OU students' progress to be monitored by algorithms | BBC News

Students at the Open University are going to have their progress monitored by a set of algorithms to spot if they need any extra support. The scheme, developed by the OU, has been designed to observe students’ paths through courses and engagement with online learning modules.

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Brindleyplace reveals best memory from past two decades

Via Nikita at Brindleyplace

Brindleyplace reveals best memory from past two decades

To mark its 20th anniversary, Brindleyplace has been on the hunt for the public’s best memories of the estate from the past two decades. 655 more words