Courses to help you understand the modern world
In this post we share the best for courses for making sense of the modern world.
In a world that only seems to get faster, more complicated and more confusing it can be hard to understand how modern issues affect you, and how you can respond. So to help, we’ve collected some of the best courses to help you address the big challenges of modern life.
Improve your health and wellbeing
Every year in the UK we lose 11.7 million working days to stress (HSE). It causes and worsens range of health problems including headaches and stomach issues. But in a frantic world how can we avoid stress and anxiety? The short answer is we can’t. But we can learn strategies to improve our general wellbeing so we’re better prepared to handle stress when it comes along.
Explore ways to improve your wellbeing with these courses:
Go beyond today’s headlines
Often it feels like the world lurches from one crisis to another, leaving us all behind in understanding political, economic and social issues. If you want to go beyond the headlines and become more informed about modern problems we’ve got courses on everything from the state of Europe, to modern slavery.
Get to grips with modern issues with these courses:
Understand the impact of globalisation
Globalisation has increased how connected we are, the flow of goods and services across the world and the interaction of cultures. As globalisation continues to transform business, now is the time to learn how it works and what it might mean for your professional life across the next decade.
Understand the impact of globalisation with these courses:
Explore our relationship with technology
Maybe you’re reading this post on your smartphone – you know, the supercomputer you keep in your pocket that allows you access to almost all of humanity’s collective knowledge with just a few taps! The astonishing speed at which technology has transformed our lives in recent years can be overwhelming, leaving us with little time to actually think about its implications. What makes good technology? How can we build tech that helps us, not slows us down? Whether you’re a digital native or not, we’ve got courses to answer your questions.
Get answers about technology with these courses:
Find your place in the modern world
It’s unsurprising sometimes many of us feel a little lost in today’s world. Over half of the global population live in ‘urban areas’ (WHO), and predictions say that this number is set to increase as our populations continue to boom. Find your place in the world by discovering more about the future of habitation or exploring how modern maps are helping us understand the world in more depth.
Courses to help you find your place in the modern world:
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