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Curriculum 2025: An Online Induction

Find out how the Curriculum 2025 team can help you prepare for the next generation of learners.

Curriculum 2025: An Online Induction
  • Duration

    4 weeks
  • Weekly study

    3 hours
  • Digital upgrade


Meet the needs and expectations of future students

Curriculum 2025 requires all Coventry University Group course staff to develop their curricula to meet the needs and expectations of future generations of students.

This course introduces some of the contextual factors making curriculum transformation important and explores key themes and strategies related to raising the experience and outcomes of all students, as well as for achieving equality of student access and equity of experience and outcomes.

It also sets out what you can expect from the Curriculum 2025 process and how you can prepare.

What topics will you cover?

  • Curriculum 2025’s vision, rationale and intended outcomes
  • The wider factors informing Curriculum 2025
  • Achieving equality of student access and equity of experience and outcomes
  • Developing students’ employability skills, providing active learning experiences and making assessment rewarding
  • Supporting staff and student mental health and wellbeing
  • Developing flexible learning pathways

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Investigate Curriculum 2025’s rationale, context and intended outcomes
  • Engage with strategies that can enhance equity, inclusion and attainment
  • Explore learning and teaching methodologies that can meet the needs and expectations of future student
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Curriculum 2025 model, processes and timeframe

Who is the course for?

This course is mandatory for all Coventry University Group academic staff and recommended for professional services staff who are actively involved in student access, participation, experience and outcomes.

Who will you learn with?

I am a Professor of Higher Education and Director of Curriculum 2025 at Coventry University. I have a proven track record in higher education leadership, teaching and research.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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What's included?

Coventry University are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get:

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible