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Press Coverage

CenturyTech, iHeed, FutureLearn, TouchSurgery, Eneza Education and Interacpedia Announced as Winners of the Annual 2019 EdTechXGlobal All Star Awards

28 Jun 2019
FutureLearn wins EdTechXGlobal Scale-Up Award read article

DCU announces partnership with FutureLearn

19 Jun 2019
Ireland’s Dublin City University and FutureLearn have announced a global strategic partnership to enable the university to offer a range of short and longer accredited courses aimed at working professionals and global learners. read article

Dublin City University launches online degrees for lifelong learners

18 Jun 2019
Dublin City University (DCU) has announced it will launch a series of short and longer accredited courses online, aimed at working professionals and global learners. Courses will be delivered via social learning platform FutureLearn, as part of a global strategic partnership. read article

DCU announces global partnership with online education platform FutureLearn

12 Jun 2019
Dublin City University and Europe’s leading online social learning platform, FutureLearn, will announce a global strategic partnership to help meet the fast-growing demand for career-long, flexible learning, later today at DCU. read article

Implementing the Augar report would help democratise education

10 Jun 2019
The Augar report was overdue. Not since 1963 had the Government ordered an examination into further and higher education. And while not all of Augar’s recommendations have been universally welcomed, the report does propose measures that aim to democratise education and transform access to learning for all adults. read article

Meeting society’s demand for data science

07 Jun 2019
We need to take the issue seriously and with a sense of urgency if we are to address one of the major skill gaps of the age, says FutureLearn’s Kathryn Skelton read article

‘Children have a right to education – regardless of immigration status’

12 May 2019
​​​​​​​Teachers need to appreciate the support required by refugee children, say Jennifer Davidson and Chrissie Gale read article

Leading Indian university announces partnership with FutureLearn

09 May 2019
On May 7, Amity announced a deal with FutureLearn that will enable it to offer the social learning platform’s broad portfolio of flexible online courses to professionals, institutes and corporations. read article

EMC launches Microcredential Framework

08 May 2019
The European MOOC Consortium has launched a Common Microcredential Framework as part of its ambition to create portable international credentials for universities to meet the needs of lifelong learners, globally. read article

Open University & FutureLearn take £50m investment from SEEK

02 May 2019
Online learning platform FutureLearn has announced an investment of £50m (or $65m) from SEEK, a global group of “employment, education and volunteer businesses”. SEEK Group will become a joint-owner of FutureLearn, with a 50% stake. read article