The Open University (OU) works in partnership with the BBC to co-produce programmes from in-house and independent suppliers, totalling around 25 learning journey projects a year, across all BBC TV channels and radio stations.
Recent learning journey projects and the OU's priority subject areas are listed below along with information about working with The OU.
Note: Learning journey means the educational journey that enhances and enriches the broadcast experience that the viewer takes after watching/listening to the programme.
The OU is currently looking for proposals which fall within the following five subject strands, representing the breadth of the OU curriculum:
The OU is interested in supporting proposals which:
The Head of Broadcast Commissioning at The Open University meets regularly with Knowledge Commissioners to identify future projects.
You can read the full detail on working with the OU in the FAQ's download. The document is also available top right of this page in the downloads section.
The process is the same for independent productions and the agreement with the independent will incorporate the OU rights and requirements.
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