True Potential, the initial funders of the Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (PUFin), has donated £200,000 to support vulnerable and disadvantaged people during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
As many universities are forced to move their teaching online, a team in the OU Law School share the findings of their recent study. Find out how peer mentoring can develop communities of practice to help support students during the pandemic
Dr Leah Tomkins, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies in the OU Business School has written for the International Leadership Association. Read her new blog 'Where is Boris Johnson? When and Why it Matters that Leaders Show Up in a Crisis'
Dr Carol Jacklin-Jarvis, Director of the Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership, is part of a consortium awarded £44,000 by the Lloyds Bank Foundation for a research project, ‘The Value of Small Charities in the Response To and Recovery From the COVID-19 Pandemic’
This article, written by Jacqueline Baxter, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Management in The Open University Business School, looks at how the recent exam fiasco has highlighted the urgent need for the UK government to start trusting teachers
This blog explores how resistance to the lifting of the UK evictions ban is being organised. It was written by Owain Smolović Jones and Saniela Smolović Jones, both in the OU Business School and Kulsoom Jafri, an Acorn member and trade union organiser
A new publication written by Dr Cinzia Priola, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies at the OU and Dr Lara Pecis, Lecturer in Organisation Studies in Lancaster University Management School, explores the role of Italian women in society and at work during the pandemic
It is anticipated that post-COVID health service provision and organisation will look very different. Professors Richard Holti and John Storey highlight how the design and delivery of the 'new normal' will require 'imaginative and skilful innovation work by actors at many levels'
'In times of a global pandemic, we are constrained to live in confined local spaces instead of travelling across the globe. But what does ‘global’ mean?' Carolin Decker-Lange, a Senior Lecturer in Management in The Open University Business School explores this question
Social entrepreneur Dr Zoe Lawson, an MBA alumna and member of The Open University Business School Alumni Council, describes how her OU study experiences are helping with an ongoing project in her adopted Switzerland