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New on FutureLearn: Microcredentials, navigation and new subjects

We’ve made some changes to FutureLearn in the last few months – here’s a rundown of what’s new.

What does the future of learning look like?

Looking forward to our next ten million learners with Simon Nelson, Chief Executive at FutureLearn.

Radicalism and reform remembered in museum-inspired online course

The legacy of the Peterloo Massacre will be explored in a new free-to-join online course, launching August 2019: 200 years on from this milestone in British democracy. ‘Peterloo to the Pankhursts: Radicalism and Reform in the 19th Century’ looks at the history of radicalism and reform, and the factors that bound events a century apart,…

CEO update: Answering the questions about FutureLearn’s new investors

Simon Nelson, FutureLearn’s CEO, addresses your main questions surrounding the announcement that SEEK is joining The Open University as 50/50 shareholders in FutureLearn.

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FutureLearn announces SEEK as new 50/50 shareholders alongside The Open University

We’re delighted to announce a new shareholder today. SEEK, Australia’s top employment marketplace, is joining The Open University as 50/50 shareholders in FutureLearn.

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How FutureLearn is preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – the strengthening of data protection in the European Union (EU) – comes into effect on 25 May 2018. The regulation will apply to all companies located in the EU or processing the personal data of any individual residing in the EU. How will it affect…

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Lifting restrictions for learners in Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria

From this morning (Wednesday 8 November 2017), FutureLearn has once again been available to learners everywhere in the world.

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FutureLearn Updates: Incorporating shipping charges in the overall price of products

From today, we’re incorporating shipping charges in the overall price of products, to make your purchasing experience simpler and clearer. Find out more in this post.

National Coding Week shows how easy it is to start coding

To mark National Coding Week, we hosted two events at FutureLearn, which showed how easy it is to start learning to code. In this post, get inspired by the beginners we met and start developing your own programming skills.