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What makes a great teacher? Part 1

In the first part of a bumper two-part post we look at some of the things that a great teacher does, and courses you can take to develop your teaching skills.

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Category Teaching

Behind the Scenes at the Royal Palaces: Meet Lord Onslow

Ahead of the course A History of Royal Food and Feasting, from the University of Reading and Historic Royal Palaces, the team from Reading interviewed the historical interpreter who plays the part of Lord Onslow.

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Category Learning

Restricted course access for learners in Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea or Syria

For regulatory reasons, you won’t be able to access FutureLearn courses from Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea or Syria. In this post, we explain why and what we’re doing to solve this problem.

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Category Learning, FutureLearn news

Become a leader

In the first of a new series about taking on new roles we look at how to go about becoming a great leader.

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Category Business

How can we improve support for autistic people?

Ahead of World’s Autism Day tomorrow, in this post Mark Brosnan from the University of Bath discusses some of the challenges and solutions for parents and carers of autistic people, and shares more about the course Smart-ASD: Matching Autistic People with Technology Resources.

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Category Healthcare

FutureLearn at SXSWedu

In this post we share some of what our CEO Simon Nelson said about higher education and the digital world, when he spoke at SXSWedu in Texas.

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Category Making FutureLearn

FutureLearn updates: Assignments and Course Descriptions

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 FutureLearn roadmap: help shape our future

In this post Simon Pearson, Head of Consumer Products, shares our product roadmap (our rough plan of what we’re working on next at FutureLearn).

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Category Making FutureLearn

Money, Brexit, China: Current issues in the world of football

Ahead of the course Football: More than a Game, which starts on Monday, Grant Jarvie, the lead educator, explores some of the current issues facing the world of football.

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Category Learning

What will the future of business look like?

In this post we imagine what the future might hold for business, from robots to a faster-paced world.

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Category Business