Press Releases

Dr Katherine Weber speaks at MOVE-ME project’s conference

18 Jan 2018
Dr Katherine Weber, Partnership Manager at FutureLearn, will be talking at the MOVE-ME project’s final conference in Siena, Italy on Friday 19th of January. Katherine will speak about innovations in language learning on the FutureLearn platform, understanding learner motivations, and she will also share her insights about the MOVE-ME project’s targeted courses for learners. The... more

CISAC and FutureLearn trilingual global online course on copyright starts this Monday

12 Jan 2018
London and Paris, January 12th, 2018 – Where and when did copyright come to be? Why did a concept invented hundreds of years ago continue to be at the centre of debates on the global cultural industry in the 21st century? These and many other questions are answered in the first trilingual, globally available and free... more

Huge interest in Cyber Discovery programme as over 20,000 sign up in first six weeks

05 Jan 2018
Students urged to apply to test cyber security skills before pilot scheme closes on 21st January Government-backed programme teaching talented students aged between 14 and 18 cyber security skills London, UK – 4 January, 2018 – More than 20,000 students from across England have already signed up to and taken part in the initial assessment stage of the... more

Are we doomed? New online course asks how we can make the modern world sustainable

20 Dec 2017
University of Leicester course ‘Concepts in Sustainable Development’ is open for enrolment now and begins on 15 January A new online course from the University of Leicester, available on the FutureLearn social learning platform, will unpick the complex global challenge that is sustainability and provide a deeper understanding of what it means to be a... more

Trinity College Dublin launches free online course to overcome inequalities in health care to coincide with International Day of Disabilities

30 Nov 2017
Trinity’s course ‘Improving Health Assessments for People with an Intellectual Disability’ explores how professionals can adapt to overcome the inequalities in health care for those with intellectual disabilities as this group now lives well into old age for the first time in history The Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability at Trinity College Dublin... more

Griffith and Deakin universities showcase importance of research in solving problems of the world

27 Nov 2017
Collaboration to demonstrate fundamental research methods in new online course Griffith University has teamed up with Deakin University to develop ‘Why Research Matters’, a two-week online course which is now available for enrolment on the global social learning platform, FutureLearn. The research methods needed when undertaking a PhD and carrying out research will be demonstrated... more

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