The Open University is the UK’s largest academic institution and a world pioneer in distance learning.
Our free learning platform, OpenLearn, breaks barriers to education by reaching millions of learners around the world, providing educational resources and inviting all to sample courses that our registered students take – for free!
Our badged courses are highly engaging and cover a range of subjects and professional competencies essential for the modern workplace. A free Open University digital badge is awarded for completing all course sections and passing rigorous assessments, providing evidence of professional development or demonstrating a commitment to studies.
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OpenLearn free badged courses allow learners of all backgrounds and levels of ability to demonstrate interest in a subject, evidence of professional development or a commitment to studies. Badged courses are highly engaging and cover a range of core subjects and professional competencies essential for the modern workplace.
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