Press Releases

FutureLearn and InnoEnergy team up to educate the world about sustainable energy and the potential of blockchain

21 Nov 2017
InnoEnergy partners with FutureLearn to offer insight around the hype on blockchain and its role in the energy sector, as well as courses on smart grids and solar energy.  London and Eindoven, 21st November 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, today announces a new partnership with InnoEnergy, Europe’s sustainable energy engine supported by the EIT.... more

Purdue University, in conjunction with Purdue University Press, offers online course to look beyond the challenges of Alzheimer’s

02 Nov 2017
London and West Lafayette, 2nd November 2017: Purdue University, in conjunction with FutureLearn, is launching a massive open online course based on the bestselling book, “Creating Moments of Joy Along the Alzheimer’s Journey: A Guide For Families and Caregivers,” written by Jolene Brackey and published by Purdue University Press. Brackey has a unique approach to caring... more

Griffith University tackles questions about the fate of the next generation

23 Oct 2017
‘Exploring economics: will the next generation be worse off’ is open for enrolment now and asks if the next generation will be better or worse off than their parents. London and Queensland, 23rd October 2017: Two of Griffith University’s leading economic minds, Professor Ross Guest and Professor Fabrizio Carmignani, have come together to help inform... more

Toronto’s World Conference on Online Learning welcomes Simon Nelson

18 Oct 2017
We’re delighted to announce that Simon Nelson, Chief Executive at FutureLearn, will join today’s plenary session ‘Emerging Pedagogies and Designs for Online Learning’ to discuss “Digital transformation and the new pedagogy for online learning” at the World Conference on Online Learning ICDE 2017. The sell-out conference sees 1450 delegates from 95 countries converge on Toronto... more

Free online courses from UCAS to help students, parents, and teachers make big decisions

18 Oct 2017
UCAS has launched a series of innovative online courses to help today’s students, and the people who advise them, navigate the tricky business of deciding what to do when they leave secondary education. Young people have a greater range of options than ever before when considering their next steps after school or college, and most... more

Learners from developing nations given access to UK education through the Study UK campaign

17 Oct 2017
London, 17 October 2017: Learners in developing nations will receive free digital upgrades and certificates to online courses, created by UK universities, as part of a partnership between the British Council, the GREAT Britain campaign, using the social learning platform FutureLearn: A total of 60,000 digital upgrades will be made available for free to eligible... more

FutureLearn students prove cyber security knowledge with APMG International exam for GCHQ Certified Training course ‘Introduction to Cyber Security

17 Oct 2017
Examination certificate now available for The Open University’s GCHQ-certified Introduction to Cyber Security course on the FutureLearn platform London, 17 October 2017: FutureLearn and The Open University (OU) are delighted to announce that the independent certification body, APMG International, is now offering an examination specifically designed for those who have completed the OU’s ‘Introduction to... more

Emily Pearce joins Glasgow Business Summit to discuss Leadership in a Tech Driven World

12 Oct 2017
We’re delighted to announce that Emily Pearce, Senior Partnership Manager at FutureLearn, will be speaking at today’s Glasgow Business Summit, in partnership with Clydesdale Bank. In its second year, the Glasgow Business Summit explores the topic of “Digital and Ethical leaders of the 21st Century”. Hosted by Strathclyde Business Network, a student-led organization that aims... more

Dr Katherine Weber to discuss how edtech can help teachers develop their own professional skills at InnovateEdTech

04 Oct 2017
We’re delighted to announce that Dr Katherine Weber, partnership manager at FutureLearn, will be speaking at the InnovateEdTech Conference at Loughborough University’s East London campus on 11th November, and we also have a special discount code for our learners – just use FL20 to get a 20% discount on your ticket.   Katherine will be... more

FutureLearn and the New York Institute of Finance partner to deliver Wall Street’s online training Program in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

03 Oct 2017
NYIF offers professional training in mergers and acquisitions to equip learners with the skills needed to advance in their careers. London, UK: 03 October 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, is announcing its partnership with the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF), a global leader in skills-based training for the investment banking industry and... more