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European MOOC Consortium launches Common Micro-credential Framework

01 May 2019
The EMC has launched the framework alongside its founding platform partners to establish an international set of criteria for MOOC credentials. read article

British online learning site FutureLearn gets £50m cash injection

29 Apr 2019
The Open University has signed a £50m deal to hand job-matching group SEEK a 50pc stake in its online degree platform FutureLearn, providing firepower for the company to take on its larger US rivals. read article

FutureLearn takes $65M from Seek Group for 50% stake in UK online degree platform

29 Apr 2019
Edtech and recruitment continue to converge. London-based online degree platform, FutureLearn, is taking £50 million (~$64.6M) from Australian-based online job matching group, Seek, in exchange for a 50 per cent stake in the business. read article

Open University sells stake in digital platform for £50m

29 Apr 2019
The Open University has sold a 50% stake in its digital education platform FutureLearn to SEEK Group for £50 million. read article

Seek spends up on ‘disruptive’ FutureLearn and Coursera

29 Apr 2019
Job-search site Seek has splashed out $92 million for a 50 per cent stake in FutureLearn, an online education platform read article

Seek invests in online learning platforms

29 Apr 2019
Online jobs listing giant Seek has paid $92 million to acquire 50 per cent of Open University-founded education platform FutureLearn. read article

Open University sells stake in digital platform for £50m

29 Apr 2019
The Open University has sold a 50% stake in its digital education platform FutureLearn to SEEK Group for £50 million. read article

SEEK makes big investment in global online learning platforms Coursera and Futurelearn

29 Apr 2019
SEEK, the online jobs platform, has taken a $92 million mouthful of online learning platform Futurelearn, buying 50 per cent of the business. read article

Taking responsibility for the graduate skills gap

23 Apr 2019
Many employers and academic institutions are concerned that graduates lack the necessary soft skills to succeed at a high level. But what is the solution and whose responsibility is it? read article

Education 4.0: The FutureLearn Perspective

04 Apr 2019
This post is a follow up to episode 142 which featured a live recording from Digifest. Kathryn Skelton was unable to make the panel so has kindly followed up with her points below. read article