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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 (Wed, June 12th) at DCU. DCU’s collaboration with FutureLearn will enable the university to remain at the forefront of the digital movement that is transforming 21st... more

Learn the most spoken language in the world with FutureLearn and Shanghai International Studies University

10 Jun 2019
The second of three Chinese courses created by Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) is to launch on FutureLearn today: Introduction to Chinese: Conversation will be the second installment in a series that has already introduced learners to the pronunciation, tone, dialogue and grammar of the most spoken language in the world. It is thought that... more

Free online course to help nurses with genetic counselling in the new genomic era

04 Jun 2019
Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences (ACSC) today announces the launch of its first online course in Genetic Counselling in partnership with FutureLearn, Europe’s leading online social learning platform. The free online course will introduce the role of genetic counselling and show how this helps patients understand medical genetic tests and what the... more

York Festival of Ideas and FutureLearn showcase the success of Massive OpenOnline Courses (MOOCs)

03 Jun 2019
York Festival of Ideas is joining forces with Europe’s leading online social learning platform, FutureLearn, to celebrate the impact and influence of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). As part of a major Festival Focus Day, What Have Universities Ever Done For Us?, Kate Sandars, Head of Partnerships Development at FutureLearn, will highlight the important role... more

New online course to help music teachers inspire next generation

29 May 2019
ABRSM partners with FutureLearn to provide an intensive teacher development course Becoming a Better Music Teacher is a free online course for teachers created by ABRSM and available through FutureLearn. The course is aimed at teachers who are beginning their teaching journey or wishing to refresh and refocus their teaching skills. It is now open for... more

Nupur Manchanda to speak at Digital Marketing World Forum 2019

22 May 2019
FutureLearn’s COO, Nupur Manchanda, will be a moderator at the Digital Marketing World Forum 2019 (DMWF) at the Business Design Centre in London on 23-24 May 2019. Nupur will moderate the panel on ‘Future-proofing your Digital Team & Strategy’ at DMWF Global, which will host 1,200 attendees over the two days. Over 100 speakers and... more

RCVS leadership programme EFMD Awards finalist

16 May 2019
The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), NHS Leadership Academy and FutureLearn have been announced as finalists in the prestigious EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) Excellence in Practice Awards. The collaboration between the three organisations was recognised in the Professional Development Awards category for their RCVS Edward Jenner Veterinary Leadership Programme. The leadership programme... more

Foreign and Commonwealth Office partners with FutureLearn to demystify art of diplomacy

13 May 2019
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has partnered with Europe’s leading online social learning platform, FutureLearn, to bring the art of diplomacy to a global audience. The announcement comes amidst the commencement of ‘Learning at Work’ week (13-19 May) and the start of the second public run of the free-to-join FCO course on FutureLearn: Diplomacy... more

Babcock Education partners with FutureLearn, offering CPD courses to improve outcomes for children and young people

09 May 2019
Babcock Education, the UK’s largest integrated service provider for education improvement and specialist intervention services, will work with FutureLearn, the online social learning platform, to offer flexible and accessible online training opportunities for teachers and education support staff. This new partnership will combine Babcock Education’s renowned expertise in school improvement, safeguarding and prevention and specialist... more

Amity University Online and FutureLearn join forces to allow Indian professionals access to great learning to enhance their careers

07 May 2019
Amity University Online, India, today announced a deal with FutureLearn, Europe’s leading social learning platform, to enable the online university to amplify its existing pool of professional courses. Through this formal collaboration with FutureLearn, Amity will be able to offer FutureLearn’s vast portfolio of flexible online courses to professionals, institutes and corporates. “We are driven... more