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1.5.2 Playing doctors, nurses and patients

Activity 7: The doctor role

0 hours 5 minutes

It is easy to see how junior doctors can see themselves as bei
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9.4 Working together with children: Stirling

This course explores a wide range of children's experiences, a number of different services and interviews with a number of key practitioners. It features voluntary as well as statutory work with children and tries to capture some of the details of everyday life for children, parents and practitioners.

The associated video material features children, practitioners and practice in the Plus organisation based in Stirling, Scotland. Looking at the overview of the Plus organisation will giv
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2.6 Comparing measurements

In order to compare quantities, it is best to express them in the same units.

Example 10

Three children have just measured their own heights in metric units. Isaac says ‘My height is 1098’, Jasmine says ‘My height is 112’ and Kim says ‘Mine is 1.1’. What units were
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Personal Computer Mouse Care & Cleaning Tips
Watch an expert demonstrate some great tips on cleaning the computer's mouse in this free how-to video on cleaning personal electronics.  This video shows how to clean both types.
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Energy in buildings
Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating demand in buildings, heating systems and fuel emissions, and reducing electricity use by appliances. The course looks at the importance of energy in buildings in the UK, investigate heat loss and how to prevent it, ways of increasing building efficiency, decreasing CO2 emissions of different fuels and the use of efficient appliances. Author(s): Creator not set

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • show an awareness of the process and principles of performance management/appraisal in schools

  • identify the negative aspects of appraisal systems and consider how these might be overcome

  • understand more fully the role of the governing body in the performance review process, especially in relation to reviewing the headteacher's performance

  • discuss performance with regard to pay awards,
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New economic powers: China
Introduction to the BRICs and China's political economy - lecture given by Dr Yueh.
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How to Pass the GED
Passing the GED test requires reviewing algebra, geometry and
other basic math skills, keeping up with current events and taking
several practice tests to plan out the timing. This video clip a GED tutor will help to prepare for the GED test and help to ensure a passing grade.

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5.2 Vibrating string: speed of wave propagation

If standing waves are set up when two travelling waves moving in opposite directions interact, then how are standing waves set up on a string and why are they set up only at certain frequencies?

To help answer these questions, I want you first to imagine a length of string that is fixed at one end and held in someone's hand at the other. Suppose the person holding the string flicks their end of the string in such a way that an upward pulse is sent along the string.

As the pulse pa
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4 Debates on the development of Europe

Not unlike that of earlier conceptions, the new Europe of the early twenty-first century involves a somewhat loose idea of Europe as a geographical entity and a project of European development based on the pursuit and expansion of core values. Early Christian Europe had developed a self-awareness in terms of fundamental religious beliefs and pursued them within and beyond its original territorial base in a series of crusades and related initiatives; the more secular Europe that followed foste
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Patty Panda's Perfect Patches
This video, by Betty Ward Cain, offers a story that is a phonics lesson that teaches the sound of the letter P. The story is occasionally sung. This is a cartoon slideshow with the words on the screen. (07:28)
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The Languages of Migration [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Michael Rosen | Language is central to our understanding of migration: on the one hand, migrants bring languages with them and, on the other, the countries they arrive in develop a special language to describe migrants. Michael Rosen will explore the ways in which these two aspects meet, partly by looking at his own background, partly by looking at his experience in education over the last 40 years. Michael Rosen (@MichaelRosenYes) was born in 1946 in north-west London. His
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3.3 Antivirus software

In conjunction with these patches, you should also install antivirus software. This is because patches and updates are not always issued quickly enough to protect your system from new viral attacks. In addition, patches only stop the types of malware that exploit errors in the program code.

Antivirus software is updated as new malware is found, so it can offer a higher level of protection than just relying on manufacturers' updates. Antivirus software is specifically designed to catch a
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2.3.7 Two-fold torus

As the polygons become more complicated, so the identifications become more difficult to visualise. For example, what happens if we try to identify the edges of an octagon in pairs, as indicated by the edge labels and arrowheads in Figure 34? Author(s): The Open University

Launch of Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network: Dr Gonzalo Hernández
Ministers and distinguished high-level representatives from around twenty countries formally launched a new Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network in Oxford on 6 June. Dr Gonzalo Hernández, Mexico.
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1.1.4 Le rôle du touriste

Activité 4

Vocabulaire
Vous êtes de la région?
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Water and Development
Did you know that 3,5 Million people die every year due to the lack of clean drinking water and proper water treatment?! On January the 1st 2013, the United Nations introduced the International Year of Water Cooperation. The access to clean water is a Human Right. Cutting the number of people without access to safe fresh water is one of the Millennium Development Goals. 

This high appreciation in international agreements has a reasons. Water is crucial for the development

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The Vowel Song (a e i o u)    Short Vowels
A simple song and video to help practice short vowel sounds. Some of the three letter words formed are cat, bed, dog, and bus. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review short vowels in the early childhood classroom. (01:34)
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Where to Sell Pokemon Cards
The owner of a card trading store talks about where to sell Pokemon cards from his store.  He explains that the cards can be sold at local card shops that deals in non-sports cards, but the best bet is to sell them on the Internet on a Web site like craigslist.com. He also talks about how to donate Pokemon cards to a children's hospital.

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