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Institut Français de la Mode free online fashion course on FutureLearn attracts 100,000 learners worldwide

08 Apr 2020
9 April, London UK: Institut Français de la Mode (IFM) has launched the second run of its free online fashion course, ‘Understanding Fashion: from Business to Culture’, available now on FutureLearn.com, the global social learning platform.  The course includes exclusive insights from the world’s leading fashion experts, including Sir Paul Smith and Simon Porte Jacquemus,... more

St George’s, University of London’s COVID-19 course for GPs launches on FutureLearn over 15,000 learners worldwide

07 Apr 2020
St George’s, University of London’s ‘Managing COVID-19 in General Practice’ course, available on leading social learning platform FutureLearn.com, has commenced learning with almost 16,000 learners from almost 200 countries across the world. The course is designed for front-line clinicians, healthcare workers and professionals tackling the large volume of patients in the current COVID-19 pandemic within... more

University of Edinburgh launches critical care course on FutureLearn for NHS staff battling COVID-19

06 Apr 2020
Monday 6 April 2020, UK: The University of Edinburgh’s MSc Critical Care team – in conjunction with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh – has launched a free online training and education hub called ‘COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application’, available to join now on leading social learning platform, FutureLearn.com. The University of Edinburgh... more

FutureLearn and its global partners respond to COVID-19, including a free online COVID-19 course from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

23 Mar 2020
FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, has worked with its global partners, which include over 170 world class organisations and 25% of the world’s top universities, to launch a number of courses and resources that will support academics, students, healthcare workers, as well as members of the general public, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Understanding... more

FutureLearn launches free online course to support educators affected by COVID-19

19 Mar 2020
First ever FutureLearn branded course developed by in-house online teaching and learning experts  19 March 2020, London, UK: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, is launching a free online course called ‘How to Teach Online: Providing Continuity for Students’, designed to support educators currently faced with the imminent move to online teaching as a result... more

St George’s, University of London launches FutureLearn course to support healthcare practitioners on the front line of COVID-19

19 Mar 2020
19 March 2020, London, UK: St George’s, University of London has launched a new course called ‘Managing COVID-19 in General Practice’, now open for enrolment on FutureLearn.com, the leading social learning platform. Designed for front-line clinicians, healthcare workers and professionals tackling the large volume of patients in the current COVID-19 pandemic within the UK primary... more

FutureLearn launches free online course on understanding and preventing the spread of coronavirus

12 Mar 2020
FutureLearn has partnered with The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to launch a free online course on COVID-19. more

FutureLearn Campus launched to mobilise partners towards digitised future of education

09 Mar 2020
09 March 2020, London, UK: FutureLearn.com, the leading social learning platform, is announcing the launch of FutureLearn Campus, a new offering which will allow its partners which include 25% of the world’s top universities to give millions of their current students and staff unlimited access to the online short courses they deliver through the platform.... more

The Open University and the Royal Photographic Society launch ‘photography bootcamp’ microcredential to develop budding professionals

05 Mar 2020
05 March 2020, London, U.K: The Open University has launched a new microcredential called Digital Photography: Creating a Professional Portfolio, endorsed by The Royal Photographic Society (RPS), available to join now on FutureLearn.com. According to a report from IbisWorld, the photography industry generated £2 billion in revenue in the UK last year and the demand... more

FutureLearn and The University of Sheffield announce free online course to support victims of domestic violence

25 Feb 2020
25 February 2020, London, UK: To coincide with International Women’s Day, The University of Sheffield is launching the second run of the ‘Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence’ course on FutureLearn.com, which was named one of the best online courses of 2019 by global MOOC search engine and review site, Class Central. Domestic violence is a... more