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From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
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Mobile for Development Meets Human-Centred Design [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Joshua Cohen | The first of two lectures which explore the idea of using mobile platforms and human centred design to promote development in low-income communities. This lecture will look at examples of this approach in Nairobi's informal settlements. The second lecture Mobile for Development – Global Justice takes place on 16 May. Joshua Cohen is Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society and professor of political science, philosophy, and law at Stanford.
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Trait Theories of Personality
Mark Kelland
This module covers the major trait theories of personality, including the lives and theories of Gordon Allport and Raymond Cattell. Also included are brief discussions of Hans Eysenck, Costa and […]

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The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - Tailor of Gloucester, Part 1 of 5
Another installment in this exceptional series.  The film with a portrayal of Beatrix Potter listening to children carolers singing in the snow, then moves into an animation of her story, The Tailor of Gloucester.  Part 1 of 5  (5:00)
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the April 23rd 2016 edition
This week: how to determine good jazz from bad, the reason people sleep badly in a new bed and why central banks might start dropping money from helicopters
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Brain Gain: The World's Winners
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/international-global-migrations-border-control-globalization-developing-world The term "brain drain" comes from the trend of migration from the developing world to the developed world. Now, emerging markets are offering better opportunities for once-expats back in their home countries--creating a new trend: "brain gain." This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "Brain Gain and Its New Beneficiaries" (http://bit.ly/braingain1)
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German co-pilot of doomed Germanwings flight trained in Arizona
Andreas Lubitz, the young German co-pilot who authorities say locked himself in the cockpit of a Germanwings flight and flew it into the French Alps, trained in Arizona – local media. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including b
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Faculty of Law: F.W. Guest Memorial Lecture 2013, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers
The Faculty of Law is pleased to host Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers the New Zealand Law Foundation Distinguished Visiting Fellow for 2013, as the 2013 F.W. Guest Memorial speaker. This lecture "The Impact of Human Rights on Domestic Courts" examines the approach taken towards the European Convention on Human Rights in Strasbourg and in the United Kingdom. More specifically, it considers how the British Parliament has given domestic effect to the Convention under the Human Rights Act 1998 and
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Today I Learned That a Bumblebee's Buzz Could be a Superpower
National Geographic photographer and conservation filmmaker Clay Bolt explains how a bumblebee's buzz could be considered a superpower—and one far more beneficial than any run-of-the-mill, comic book variety. (01:21)

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Graphing Systems of Inequalities, Part 3 - Khan Academy
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues to discuss how to graph inequalities. In this segment, he places a calculator on the screen. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The student or educator may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor is using a black background and the writing is small. (07:37)
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Organisations and management accounting
This free course, Organisations and management accounting, examines the nature of organisations, specifically their objectives and structure. Organisational objectives and structure determine management functions and responsibilities within the organisation. First published on Thu, 11 Feb 2016 as Author(s): Creator not set

Creativity and innovation
This free course offers an introduction to factors that are important in creativity and innovation at work. It addresses different ideas about the cause of creativity and some key approaches to innovation in organisations. First published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 as Creativity an
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Common French Phrases for the Months of the Year
Learn common French phrases for the months of the year. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each phrase is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
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Understanding operations management
Operations management is one of the central functions of all organisations. This free course, Understanding operations management, will provide you with a basic framework for understanding this function, whether producing goods or services or in the private, public or voluntary sectors. In addition, this OpenLearn course discusses the role of operations managers and the importance of focusing on suppliers and customers.Author(s): Creator not set

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5.4 Emergency planning as a public protection activity

Uniformed emergency services – police, fire authorities and ambulance services – and organisations such as NHS hospitals, have an obvious role in the response to civil emergencies. Local authorities have an important, although less clearly defined, role. This is based on a mixture of specific legal duties coupled to a general ‘duty of care’ to maintain essential services even in an emergency. Much of this section describes the work of local authority emergency planning officers (EPOs)
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"The Modern Human Rights Movement in Mexico" (video)
human rights in mexico posterA talk by Mariclaire Acosta. Acosta is affiliated with the Organization of American States, co-founder of the Academia Mexicana de Derechos Humanos; founder, Comision Mexicana para la Promocion y Defensa de los Derechos Humanos, and former director of Human Rights in the Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores. From the Human Rights in Mexico S
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Baltimore curfew hits local businesses hard
Businesses in Fells Point, a Baltimore neighborhood brimming with bars and restaurants, say the city's new 10 p.m. curfew has hit cash registers hard. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, an
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Dangers from Heat in the Karoo Biome
South Africa's Karoo desert gives a glimps into the damage hot , dry weather can bring. This desert is getting even hotter and drier than ever and the plant life is dying rapidly. Some of the plants are in grave danger of extinction. What is going on in this area could foreshadow what might happen everywhere. This video could also be used while discussing adaptations that plants have for hot, dry weather. Run time 03:16.
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The Worshipful Company of Cutlers, Cutlers Hall, Warwick Lane, City of London. Main stair with elephant newel post.
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