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Meet our learners: Connor

Learners are what make FutureLearn great, so we’re sharing some of their stories. Today, meet Connor, an apprentice engineer and learner from the UK.

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Category Learning

Become a project manager

In the third of a new series about taking on new roles we look at how to become a project manager.

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Category Learning

What makes a great teacher? Part 2

Teaching is a difficult job which requires a range of skills and extensive knowledge. In the second post about what makes a great teacher, we look at some of the characteristics which make teachers successful in classrooms today.

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Category Teaching

Courses to help build a more inclusive world

In this post we share potential ways to tackle inequality in today’s world, and courses to help get you started.

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Category Learning

Our top courses starting this week

We’ve got lots of courses starting this week. In this post we pick five great ones to get started on.

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Category Learning

FutureLearn Updates: Bookmarking comments and improved navigation

At FutureLearn we are always looking for ways to give you a better learning experience. In this blog post we’ll run through some of the latest developments we’ve been working on.

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Category Making FutureLearn

The importance of involving young people in society

In this post, Emma Taylor-Collins, part of the University of Birmingham team behind our new course Building Character through Youth Social Action, explains why involving young people in politics and society is so vital.

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Category Learning

Helping new parents settle back into work after parental leave

In this post Tessa Cooper, Senior Product Manager at FutureLearn, shares her experiences of returning to work after Maternity Leave and how FutureLearn helped her to settle back in.

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Category Making FutureLearn

Courses to help you understand the modern world

In this post we share the best for courses for making sense of the modern world.

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Category Learning

Making a FutureLearn course (a recipe)

In the first of three posts about making FutureLearn courses, Matt Jenner, our Learning Developer, shares what goes into making a FutureLearn course.

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Category Making FutureLearn