One of the Centre’s main strengths is its expertise in the CPD Week theme of Leadership. One of our favourite videos on our YouTube Playlist is entitled “Politically astute leadership for public managers” featuring a discussion by the Centre's Academic Director, Jean Hartley. This is w
Welcome to the centre’s contribution to CPD Week. Just like last year, each day this week we will highlight an aspect of our work which is contributing to continuing professional development in policing.
The Centre celebrated the presentation of an Open University honorary degree to Sir Matt Baggott, previous Chief of PSNI on the 27 October 2017.
The Open University's software engineering and design (SEAD) group, an academic partner within the OU Policing Centre, has been awarded a prestigious EPSRC Platform Grant to support the group’s strategic research activities for the next five years, including collaborations with policing partners
The Open University, in collaboration with Oxford University, has developed a website providing resources to support teacher-training in schools, colleges, universities and other sectors.
On Wednesday the 20th September 2017 at 9pm the first of four episodes of The Detectives: Murder on the streets will show on BBC2. This is an OU/BBC co-production which follows the Murder Investigation Team from Greater Manchester Police.
Do you want to play a leading role in shaping the future of research and learning in policing? Do you want to be part of a vibrant, interdisciplinary team comprised of academics and policing professionals?
A new MOOC has been launched - Managing Public Money
Explore and understand how you can manage public money effectively to create and demonstrate value for citizens.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the identification, assessment and formal acknowledgement of learning and achievement that occurred at some time in the past which is taken into account when you register for your study.