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Why transferable skills are the key to a better future

For Learning at Work Week FutureLearn’s People & Culture Director talks emotional intelligence, soft skills and how training will transform the world of work for all of us.

Get ahead with Soft Skills

As part of Learning at work week, we’re talking all things soft skills: what are they, why are they important and how FutureLearn can help you develop them.

Category: Learning, Business

How to convince your boss you should take a FutureLearn course during work

Doing a FutureLearn course can be a great way to help your career, so in this post, Alex shares top tips on how to convince your boss that you should do a FutureLearn course at work.

Creating a good environment for doing online learning

In this post find tips and tricks for creating a productive working environment, so you can stick with your online learning.

Category: Learning

Top tips for learning at work

For Learning at Work Week in this post we share our best advice for learning while you’re at work.

Category: Learning

Happy English Language Day from FutureLearn!

First held in 2010, the day coincides with William Shakespeare’s birthday and celebrates English as one of six official UN languages. To mark the occasion, we spoke to IELTS expert Chris Cavey about how the British Council’s online IELTS course helped 2.2 million students learn English last year, enabling them to live, work or study…

International Women’s Day 2018 – 5 women who inspire us to keep learning

In honour of International Women’s Day 2018, we’ve been reading up on women who excelled in their fields, overcoming or ignoring the barriers of their time to pave the way for future generations. Here are five of our favourites.

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How FutureLearn is preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – the strengthening of data protection in the European Union (EU) – comes into effect on 25 May 2018. The regulation will apply to all companies located in the EU or processing the personal data of any individual residing in the EU. How will it affect…

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How to keep up your learning over the holidays

In this post find out how to fit your learning in around holiday celebrations with some tips and tricks for learning in December and January.

Category: Learning