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Courses to help you improve the lives of children

In this post we share courses to help in different ways with improving the lives of children across the globe.

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Category Learning

Coding Courses: from beginner to advanced

In this post we share some of our great coding courses, from courses that will show the ropes, to course that will help you polish your skills.

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Category Digital Skills

International Women’s Day 2017 – 5 women who inspire us to keep learning

In honour of International Women’s Day 2017, in this post we share five women who inspire us to keep learning, and keep helping others to learn.

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Category Learning, Making FutureLearn

Interview: How do we read literature in the digital age?

In this post Gaudenz Metzger, from the University of Basel, interviews Philipp Schweighauser, a literary scholar and Professor of American and General Literatures also at the University of Basel. Ahead of Basel’s course Literature in the Digital Age: from Close Reading to Distant Reading, they discuss everything from print, to emoji to computers writing books.

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Category Learning

5 places to explore with courses in March

In this post discover the new places and times you could explore with courses in March.

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Category Learning

Introducing degrees: you can now take a postgraduate degree on FutureLearn

In this post find out about taking a degree on FutureLearn – and discover the taster courses you can try before enrolling.

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Category FutureLearn news, Making FutureLearn, Using FutureLearn

How to provide effective feedback in clinical supervision

Ahead of the course from UEA, Clinical Supervision with Confidence, the team behind the course take a look at exactly what makes feedback unhelpful or effective when it comes to clinical supervision.

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Category Learning

Introducing upgrading on FutureLearn courses

In this post our Chief Product Officer, Matt Walton talks about something new to FutureLearn: upgrading.

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Category FutureLearn news, Making FutureLearn, Using FutureLearn

5 tips to help you avoid awkward networking

Ahead of the course Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking, we have a look at some top tips to help you ensure your networking runs as smoothly as possible.

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Category Business

The Importance of the Right Questions in Teaching

In this post Dylan Wiliam, lead educator on Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching, discusses how the right questions at the right time make a big difference in the classroom.

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Category Teaching