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5 useful tips and tools for social learning

Learn how to use the commenting and liking feature on our courses.

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Radicalism and reform remembered in museum-inspired online course

The legacy of the Peterloo Massacre will be explored in a new free-to-join online course, launching August 2019: 200 years on from this milestone in British democracy. ‘Peterloo to the Pankhursts: Radicalism and Reform in the 19th Century’ looks at the history of radicalism and reform, and the factors that bound events a century apart,…

Five ways online learning can help your career path

In this blog post, we find out what recruitment and learning and development professionals think about online learning and what it can do for your career development.

Category: Learning

New on FutureLearn: Unlimited, set your timezone, and FutureLearn for Business

It’s been a busy few months at FutureLearn. We’re always working on improving FutureLearn and in this blog post we’ll run through some of our latest work.

How can healthcare professionals improve the lives of women with PCOS?

In this post Rhonda Garad, Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow in Knowledge Translation at the Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation (MCHRI), and lead educator on the course Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: An Evidence-based Approach, explores polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and asks: how can healthcare professionals improve the lives of women with PCOS?

Category: Learning, Healthcare

Five common myths and misconceptions about ADHD

In this post Dr Mark Kennedy, a Senior Teaching Fellow at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, discusses common myths and misconceptions about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Category: Learning, Healthcare

CEO update: Answering the questions about FutureLearn’s new investors

Simon Nelson, FutureLearn’s CEO, addresses your main questions surrounding the announcement that SEEK is joining The Open University as 50/50 shareholders in FutureLearn.

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FutureLearn announces SEEK as new 50/50 shareholders alongside The Open University

We’re delighted to announce a new shareholder today. SEEK, Australia’s top employment marketplace, is joining The Open University as 50/50 shareholders in FutureLearn.

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What did the word ‘Sharia’ mean in seventh century Arabia?

In this post Dr David Warren, academic at the University of Edinburgh and educator on the course The Sharia and Islamic Law: An Introduction, discusses different meanings of the term ‘Sharia’.

Category: Learning