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Today’s CPD activity highlights a new Open Educational Resource (OER) called Finding the Truth. This looks critically at the assumptions we make about the evidence gathered around three fictional crimes.

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Today’s CPD activity is an Evidence Café being held at Thames Valley Police. The subject of the Café is leadership and appropriately it will be led by Centre Director, Professor Jean Hartley, alongside our Evidence Café academic lead Dr Gill Clough.

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Welcome to CPD Week on our website. Each day this week we will highlight an aspect of our work which is contributing to continuing professional development in policing.

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Please read this blog by Jane Birkett, Senior Officer, National Crime Agency and Senior Practitioner Fellow, Open University.

‘Pracademia – A World of Opportunity’

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The College Bursary Scheme provides an opportunity for police officers and staff in forces in England and Wales to apply for funding to support a programme of higher education academic study.  It supports police practitioners to develop their skills, knowledge and expertise in the use of research

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The Open University's Policing Research Consortium and our Centre for Policing Research and Learning were pleased to recruit to 5 Senior Practitioner Fellowships, linked to the research work of the Centre.  The fellowship are on a 3-month fully funded secondment basis, which are open to applicati

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Our 3 week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), An introduction to Public Leadership, starts on 12th September!!

01/09/2017 - 11:16

Next presentation for students to register on the Post-graduate Certificate - Evidence-based Practice is open!

The Certificate will start in November

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Following the success of our PhD Studentship scheme last year (with four new part-time PhDs), the Consortium is now offering the opportunity for employees of the partnering police forces and agencies to apply for a part-time PhD studentship. 

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