We provide open access to education. Excellent student support and flexible entry requirements means that we welcome students from diverse backgrounds

Accessibility

Online learning can appear daunting and complicated– with over 100 years of distance learning experience, we aim to take the complexity out of studying online

Simplicity

Fit your study at Open Colleges around other commitments. No timetables, no set class times, no assignment due dates. You can enrol online any time of the day or night, 365 days a year.

Flexibility

Our learners can enrol 24/7, 365 days of the year. There are no set schedules or timetables and students can fit study around their lifestyle

Affordability

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10 Tips For Effective Problem-Based Learning: The Ultimate Instructional Solution

Problem-based learning (PBL) was first introduced to the field of education in the 1960s by medical education specialist Howard Barrows, who argued that the teaching of medicine at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada should be organized in a way that emulated the reasoning of a skilled practitioner. Monash University was...The post 10 Tips For Effective P […]
Saga Briggs
Read More May 23, 2015

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You Can Learn to Love Criticism. Here’s How.

Stephen King’s first book, Carrie, was rejected thirty times. Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star in 1919 because he “lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Oprah Winfey was fired as an evening news reporter for Baltimore’s WJZ-TV because she couldn’t separate her emotions from her stories....The post You Can Learn to Love Criticism. Here’s H […]
Saga Briggs
Read More May 16, 2015

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5 Ways Doodling Improves Learning And Creativity

Do you still think doodling is a waste of time? Does it mean someone isn’t paying attention? Well, it’s time to change your mind. Doodling and drawing can actually help you process, retain, and share information. Doodling and Memory According to a 2009 study by professor of Psychology, Jackie Andrade,...The post 5 Ways Doodling Improves Learning And Creativi […]
Anna Dabrowska
Read More May 15, 2015

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10 Habits of the World’s Greatest Learners

You could argue all day about which people, alive today or long gone, qualify as the world’s “greatest learners.” But one thing is for sure: you can’t ignore the wisdom of the self-taught. History is filled with people called autodidacts, or individuals who teach themselves about a subject or subjects...The post 10 Habits of the World’s Greatest Learners app […]
Saga Briggs
Read More May 10, 2015

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5 Reasons We Can’t Ignore Social-Emotional Learning

Fewer than one third of students believe they are part of a caring, encouraging learning environment, according to a new study. And only half of students report having competencies such as empathy, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills. So what can we do to repair this deficit? The general consensus among...The post 5 Reasons We Can’t Ignore Social […]
Saga Briggs
Read More May 8, 2015

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