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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Creativity Killers: 10 Habits to Kick

Here’s what most of us know about creativity: We know that you aren’t born with it, and that it can be learned; we know that people can be at their most creative in group settings; we know that the expression of creativity isn’t exclusive to the arts; and we know...The post Creativity Killers: 10 Habits to Kick appeared first on InformED. […]
Saga Briggs
Read More April 11, 2015

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12 Must-Read Books on Education for 2015

Few things are more satisfying than finally getting your hands on a book you’ve been meaning to read. In 2015, you’re going to want to make room in your schedule for a lot of satisfaction. Here are 12 books about education and learning you should look forward to reading this...The post 12 Must-Read Books on Education for 2015 appeared first on InformED. […]
Saga Briggs
Read More March 28, 2015

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Blended Study: 10 Ways to Use Tech While You Learn

We hear a lot about blended learning from an instructor’s perspective, but what about from a student’s perspective? In what ways can students use technology to support learning inside and outside their course sessions? Traditionally, studying involves a lot of passive reviewing. Reviewing texts, reviewing notes, reviewing lecture slides. But...The post Blend […]
Saga Briggs
Read More March 22, 2015

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10 Smart Study Tactics That Support How The Brain Actually Works

Here’s the problem with what I’m about to tell you: these tactics may may be news to you, but in psychology circles most of them have been around for decades. Why does this matter? Because it means we could all have been getting smarter this whole time. Instead, we seem...The post 10 Smart Study Tactics That Support How The Brain Actually Works appeared firs […]
Saga Briggs
Read More March 20, 2015

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30 Useful Apps For Students You Probably Don’t Know About

The number of college students taking at least one online course has nearly doubled over the past five years according to a report by market research agency Refuel.  Online students are often faced with the challenge of juggling their academic responsibilities alongside families or full-time jobs, which is certainly no...The post 30 Useful Apps For Students […]
Marianne Stenger
Read More March 14, 2015

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