Month: June 2009

OU Call for Volunteers

Centre for Human Ecology graduate Helen Jeans has been running an exciting new project which needs participants! Would you like to get involved? Helen writes: “The Open University is developing a new Internet site to support collaborative learning called SocialLearn. The pilot version of SocialLearn is focused on climate change as part of the Open University’s Learning to Live …

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Don’t Underestimate The Love Of Learning

Former Education Secretary David Blunkett has come out in defence of the adult need for learning. Writing in the Guardian on Tuesday, Blunkett cites the positive influence of adult learning on performance in the workplace and in the performance of children of adult learners in school as powerful arguments for the support of adults in …

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