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Coventry University launches online pre-sessional English program on FutureLearn to support international students

29 Apr 2020
Wednesday 29th April 2020, London, UK: Coventry University is launching a Pre-sessional English Online Award on global social learning platform, FutureLearn.com, in order to help international students build the English language and academic skills needed for successful university study in the UK.  The Pre-sessional English Online Award (PSE), delivered by experts at Coventry University, will... more

Free FutureLearn digital skills courses available via government Skills Toolkit

28 Apr 2020
FutureLearn.com, the leading social learning platform, has been selected as a provider for the Department for Education’s new online learning platform, launched by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson today to help boost the nation’s skills while people are staying at home.  Available on the gov.uk website, The Skills Toolkit hosts a number of free, high-quality courses... more

UNESCO UNITWIN CS-DC launch COVID-19: Pandemics, Modelling, and Policy course on FutureLearn

27 Apr 2020
27 April 2020, London, UK: The UNESCO UNITWIN Complex Systems Digital Campus (CS-DC), an international network of individuals and institutions working together to promote research and education in complex systems science and in integrative sciences, has developed a course on COVID-19: Pandemics, Modelling, and Policy, with support from The Open University, available to join now... more

‘Study with Australia’ to open doors to education globally

23 Apr 2020
The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) has partnered with social learning platform, FutureLearn.com to provide free online courses and help students stay ahead of the learning curve.   Austrade promotes Australia as a preferred destination and partner for international students through its Study Australia initiative. FutureLearn is jointly owned by Open University UK and... more

FutureLearn Schools to give students aged 13-18 free access to online courses in collaboration with Tes and Pearson

22 Apr 2020
FutureLearn.com, the leading social learning platform, is announcing the launch of FutureLearn Schools, a new initiative that gives millions of students aged 13+ free upgraded access to over a hundred relevant short courses on the platform, in order to support their learning and expand their horizons.*   FutureLearn Schools will be available free from May... more

Government Digital Service launch Content Design course on FutureLearn 

17 Apr 2020
17 April 2020, London, UK: Government Digital Service (GDS) has launched an ‘Introduction to Content Design’ course available to join now on leading social learning platform, FutureLearn.com. The course commences on Monday 18 May and will run for four weeks, requiring about 4 hours of study per week. The course has been launched as an... more

New FutureLearn course on Diagnostics and Testing for COVID-19 from FIND, ASLM and LSHTM

16 Apr 2020
16 April 2020, London, UK: The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), a global non-profit organization driving innovation in the development and delivery of diagnostics to combat major diseases affecting the world’s poorest populations, has developed a course on COVID-19 Diagnostics and Testing in partnership with the African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) and the... more

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