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Eight brand new courses for teachers, carers and health professionals

Today, we’re unveiling eight brand new courses, including the first on FutureLearn from The University of Manchester and two newly announced partners – Health Education England and Cancer Research UK. Here’s a summary of them all.

8 brand new courses

Brand new courses

Multilingual Learning for a Globalised World

Explore multilingual education, and how it can impact and improve education and even wider society, with this three-week course from the University of Glasgow.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 4 April.

 

Education for All: Disability, Diversity and Inclusion

This six-week course from the University of Cape Town explores how inclusive education can address barriers to learning and participation, and transform school communities.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 4 April.

 

Exercise Prescription for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

Learn how physical exercise can help patients including those with cardiovascular disease, mental health problems and cancer, with this two-week course from Trinity College Dublin.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 18 April.

 

Dementia Care: Staying Connected and Living Well

A four-week course from Newcastle University, which is designed to help family carers stay connected to loved ones with dementia, manage stress at home and diffuse difficult situations.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 23 May.

 

Clinical Bioinformatics: Unlocking Genomics in Healthcare

Understand the role of clinical bioinformaticians in healthcare and how their work is helping to realise the genomics revolution, with this five-week course from The University of Manchester.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 6 June.

 

Whole Genome Sequencing: Decoding the Language of Life and Health

This three-week course from Health Education England looks at how whole genome sequencing works and what it could mean for the future of healthcare.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts mid 2016.

 

Talking about Cancer

Over three weeks, gain the tips, tools and confidence to talk about cancer with experienced Cancer Awareness Trainers from Cancer Research UK

Find out more and join the course now – it starts mid 2016.

 

Compassionate Care: Getting it Right in Health and Social Care

Explore the impact of compassionate care, for both practitioners and users of health and social care, with this five-week course from the University of Dundee.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 31 October.

 

Returning courses

In addition to the brand new courses above, many popular courses are getting ready to run again in the coming months, including:

Take a look at all of our upcoming courses for more.

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