Press Releases

FutureLearn and partners across the globe champion best practices in Project Management

20 Sep 2017
New project management courses answer escalating need for skills and take a global perspective on sharing best practice London, UK: 20th September 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, is announcing the upcoming run of courses in project management, in collaboration with The Open University, the  University of Virginia Darden School of Business and Purdue... more

FutureLearn introduces adults to coding as part of National Coding Week

19 Sep 2017
As part of National Coding Week this week, FutureLearn hosted a live session for adult learners at the FutureLearn headquarters, for beginners looking to learn to code for the very first time. The session took place on Monday evening at FutureLearn’s offices and kicked-off with an introduction from Senior Product Manager, Laura Kirsop, who laid... more

FutureLearn and partners encourage leaders of the future workplace to be change-ready

19 Sep 2017
New courses to prepare HR professionals and those in leadership roles for the workplace of the 21st century. London, UK: 19 September 2017: FutureLearn, the social learning platform, is today announcing in collaboration with Durham University and The Open University, the launch of courses in change and empowerment in the workplace. ‘Leading and Managing People-Centred... more

Closing the gender gap in the classroom

18 Sep 2017
Free online course explores the factors that support girls to reach their full potential 18 September 2017: Social learning platform, FutureLearn, is today launching a free online course ‘Girls’ Education: Teaching Strategies That Develop Confidence, Resilience and Collaboration’, in partnership with the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST). With gender inequality making headlines worldwide, the four-week... more

Kate Sandars speaks at Advocacy Assembly’s Partners Summit

07 Sep 2017
Kate Sandars, Senior Partnership Manager at FutureLearn, will be talking at Advocacy Assembly’s inaugural partners summit on Friday 8th of September which brings together Advocacy Assembly’s international partners with the goal to strengthen working relationships and collaboration. Kate will speak about the evolution of the MOOC since FutureLearn’s inception and share her insights about how... more

Matt Walton speaks at Mind the Product’s Leadership Forum

07 Sep 2017
Matt Walton, Chief Product Officer at FutureLearn joins a panel discussion on Developing & Empowering Product Teams at today’s Mind the Product London 2017 Leadership Forum, an invite-only event for those in the product leadership space. Mind the Product is an international product community. Started in 2010 with the very first ProductTank meetup in London and followed... more

National Coding Week: FutureLearn to host beginners coding class for adults

06 Sep 2017
London, UK: 06 September 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, has teamed up with National Coding Week to run an evening coding class for adults at FutureLearn’s Camden offices on Monday evening, 18th September. Laura Kirsop, Senior Product Manager, FutureLearn says, “With a recognised coding skills shortage in the UK, we’re delighted to support... more

Free online course to explore the amazing biological systems that keep us alive

05 Sep 2017
Students to boost biology knowledge and explore exciting career opportunities. The Physiological Society, in partnership with the University of Liverpool, have designed a free online course: ‘Physiology: the Science of Life’ to explore the amazing biological systems that keep us alive. The course is open for enrolment now and starts on 25 September 2017. The... more

“Sandwich Generation” targeted in Deakin online courses on FutureLearn

31 Aug 2017
London & Melbourne, 31st August 2017: The growing membership of Australia’s “sandwich generation” are being skilled up by Deakin University experts, supporting them to balance caring for both children and ageing parents. Deakin has developed a free online course on the FutureLearn social learning platform, designed to support those caring for older family members, while another... more

Learners encouraged to create their own adventure game with the Raspberry Pi Foundation and FutureLearn

30 Aug 2017
‘Object-oriented Programming in Python: Create Your Own Adventure Game’ is open for enrolment now and starts on 4th September 2017 London, 30th August 2017: FutureLearn is announcing with its partner, the Raspberry Pi Foundation, the upcoming launch of an online course which will guide learners through the principles of object-oriented programming, by creating their own... more