Author Paula Battle

Paula is a Social Media Manager in Marcomms at The Open University. She is an experienced copywriter and content producer with a background in PR, Marcomms and Strategic Digital Communications. Paula has a BSc in Psychology and Law and in her spare time can usually be found attempting to restore bits of her very old townhouse.

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Paging the poets!

Following on from our hugely successful 50 word flash fiction competition in January, we’ve decided to continue the theme for World Poetry Day! All in aid…

OU Storytelling - Emma Williams
50 words for 50 years

As we commence a year of celebrating our 50th anniversary, we’re hooking into National Storytelling Week with a literary competition for all the wordsmiths out there.…

Myth-busting assumptions about OU study

Our Vice-Chancellor Mary Kellett has often shared her thoughts on how Open University students are described, saying: Let me share a small frustration I have over…

John Domingue | The Open University
John Domingue – The Future of Education

Professor John Domingue, Director of the OU’s Knowledge Media Institute, discusses developments in technology which he sees impacting on education in the long and short term…

Chris Youles | #TomorrowsEd
Technology leading change

Technology is moving at a faster pace than ever before. Acknowledging this, and how all of us use technology, is vital to continued progress. Whether it’s…

OU student gift guide
7 gifts an OU student might love

This one’s for all OU students. Something to casually link to; share on Facebook with an *ahem*; or go old school and print out and highlight…