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Teaching goals for 2017

In this post find great courses to help you achieve your teaching goals this year.

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Category Teaching

Courses to help you transform your career in 2017

In this post we share some great courses to help you get started on boosting or changing your career.

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Category Learning

3 pieces of technology transforming healthcare

In this post, we look at three examples of technology which are transforming how we think and feel about healthcare.

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Category Healthcare

We’ve welcomed the first US universities to FutureLearn

In this post we share some exciting news: 5 universities from the United States are going to be offering courses on FutureLearn.

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Category Making FutureLearn

Our favourite social enterprises

Ahead of our course on social enterprise, we decided to share some of our favourite companies that are making a difference, not just making a profit.

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Category Business

Genomics by numbers: 6 key figures

Ahead of the course The Genomics Era: the Future of Genetics in Medicine we take a look at some of the key numbers, big and small, related to history of genomics.

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Category Healthcare

How do we stop the poor and isolated going blind from cataract?

Ahead of the course Global Blindness: Planning and Managing Eye Care Services, lead educator Dr Daksha Patel of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine discusses the major yet solvable problem of cataract blindness in low and middle-income countries.

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Category Healthcare

Research is for sharing: Stories from a Palaeobiologist

In this post lead educator Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, on our exciting new course Extinctions: Past and Present, talks about what led her into the field of palaeobiology and why getting more people involved in science is so crucial.

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Category Learning

UPDATE: Extra countries added! We’re partnering with the British Council to give away 10,000 free certificates

In this post find out more about our partnership with the British Council, the Study UK campaign, and whether you might be eligible for a free certificate.

Update: we’re expanding the countries eligible for free certificates!

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Category Learning

What could Brexit mean for tax?

In this post Alberto Asquer, lead educator on Understanding Public Financial Management, discusses tax in light of the UK leaving the EU.

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Category Learning