Press Releases

Benefex joins forces with FutureLearn to promote widespread financial understanding

03 Apr 2017
Benefex joins forces with FutureLearn to promote widespread financial understanding more

FutureLearn partners with The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy to educate healthcare professionals worldwide

14 Mar 2017
BSAC’s courses will be open for enrolment on the FutureLearn site today and will be available from 3rd April 2017 London, UK, 14th March 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, today announces its partnership with The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) whose courses ‘Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance: Gram Negative Bacteria’ and ‘Challenges in... more

AfN certifies Monash University’s nutrition course on the FutureLearn platform

06 Mar 2017
The third run of Food as Medicine starts on Monday 13th March London, UK, 6th March 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, is delighted to announce its partner Monash University’s course on Food as Medicine has been certified by the Association for Nutrition. It meets AfN standards for nutrition training of individuals working at Level... more

FutureLearn and AACTE partner to support educators across the world

01 Mar 2017
AACTE will be FutureLearn’s first member association partner in the US London and Washington, 1 March, 2017:  FutureLearn, the global leader in online social learning, and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), the leading voice on educator preparation in the US, are partnering to offer educators across the globe free, world-class training... more

University of Bath partners with FutureLearn to broaden understanding of how technology can support children with autism

27 Feb 2017
The course on ‘Smart-ASD: Matching autistic people with technology resources’ is open now for enrolment and starts in April to coincide with World Autism Awareness Day London, UK, 22nd February 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, today announces with its partner, the University of Bath, the upcoming launch of their course: Smart-ASD: Matching autistic... more

FutureLearn Chief Exec selected to speak at SXSWedu

17 Feb 2017
FutureLearn is delighted to announce that our CEO, Simon Nelson has been selected to speak at this year’s SXSWedu. The conference takes place from 6th to 9th of March in Austin, Texas and Simon will be speaking on the first day. Simon will be delivering a Future20 session where he will discuss the topic of... more

FutureLearn announces first US university partners

14 Feb 2017
Five leading institutions welcomed to the FutureLearn international portfolio of partners London, UK, 14 February, 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform owned by the Open University, has announced partnerships with five key education institutions in the US.  American University, Colorado State University, Penn State University, Purdue University and UVA Darden School of Business have... more

2017 Fosway 9-GRIDS™ for Digital Learning recognises FutureLearn as a ‘Potential Challenger’

03 Feb 2017
London, 3 February 2017: Fosway Group, Europe’s #1 HR and learning analyst, names FutureLearn as a potential challenger in its annual Fosway 9-Grids™ for Digital Learning, Learning Systems and Authoring Systems. Now in its fifth year, the 2017 Fosway 9-Grid™ model aims to provide greater context to organisations investing in learning technology, particularly those based, or... more

FutureLearn thrilled to be announced Bett 2017 Award winner

27 Jan 2017
On January 25th 2017, Bett announced FutureLearn as their winner of the ‘Free Digital Content/Open Educational Resources’ category. Every year, the world’s leading showcase of education technology, Bett, celebrates the creativity and innovation present in the technology of today’s classrooms. Winners are selected based on the ICT support they provide in nurseries, schools, colleges and... more

Vince Cable teams up with the University of Nottingham and FutureLearn to make economics accessible to everyone

24 Jan 2017
Cable’s course on The Politics of Economics and the Economics of Politicians will be open for enrolment today London, Tuesday 24th January, FutureLearn, the leading global social learning platform, owned by The Open University, has today announced its collaboration with their partner institution, The University of Nottingham, to launch a course on the ‘The Politics... more