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Open Justice: Digital innovation to support social justice and improve employability

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During this Breakfast Briefing on 16 January 2018, Hugh McFaul, Lecturer in Law at The Open University Law School, showcased Open Justice's use of digital innovation in teaching and research to support the development of student employability skills and to promote access to justice.

Hugh is the public legal education lead for The Open University Law School’s Open Justice Centre. The Centre provides free legal advice and guidance on contract, tort and consumer issues, to people and groups who may struggle to access appropriate legal support. Hugh showcased Open Justice's use of digital innovation in teaching and research to support the development of student employability skills and to promote access to justice. He provided insights to how the law school has used digital innovation to best support developing skills for our students to succeed in the modern world – innovation which could help shape your employees’ skills.

View the presentation slides from the event.

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