Monthly Archives: August 2012

How Olympic opening ceremonies have changed from 5th to 21st Century

In LearningSpace, where you can find over 600 free online courses from The Open University, you can see how the Olympic opening ceremonies have changed from 5th to 21st Century. The opening ceremony forms part of The Ancient Olympics: Bridging … Continue reading

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The Olympic torch: truths & myths of torch traditions

The 2012 Olympic torch reached its final destination to light the Olympic Cauldron after millions celebrated its journey on its 70 day torch relay. Dr Aarón Alzola Romero has written about the truth and myths of the torch tradition, including … Continue reading

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New ‘SoundED’ continued professional development programme launched

Trinity College of Music, London and The Open University have launched SoundEd CPD, a new programme of professional development for Music teachers delivered through face-to-face workshops and a new interactive virtual learning environment. SoundEd CPD allows teachers to develop a … Continue reading

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8 Open University Students in Team GB

Eight OU students are members of Team GB in the 2012 Olympics Student Naomi Folkard is competing in archery. She is joined in the Olympic team by seven other OU students who are: hockey player Alex Danson; synchronised swimmer Katie Dawkins; … Continue reading

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