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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.

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Lifting restrictions for learners in Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria

From this morning (Wednesday 8 November 2017), FutureLearn has once again been available to learners everywhere in the world.

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Explore somewhere new in November with FutureLearn

Need a change of scenery this November? Look no further, we have exciting new and returning courses to take you to all sorts of places.

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FutureLearn Updates: Incorporating shipping charges in the overall price of products

From today, we’re incorporating shipping charges in the overall price of products, to make your purchasing experience simpler and clearer. Find out more in this post.

4 big questions the world faces today (and courses to help you understand them)

In this post find four questions the modern world must answer, and discover courses to help you understand them.

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Courses and tips for taking care of your mental wellbeing at work

For this year’s World Mental Health Day we look at three key things you can do to feel better at work, and courses you can take to help.

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