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FutureLearn announces the University of Surrey as new partner

@UniOfSurrey has partnered with @FutureLearn The University of Surrey has partnered with FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, to expand the reach of its education provision and gain a digital advantage. The University, with its extensive pedagogical expertise and a research-led, professionally orientated curriculum,has released two MOOCs on the platform; Communicating with Diverse Audiences and Ethical Decision-Making in Care, which are available to join now, to begin learning in January 2020. 

World’s first free course launched to help people eat themselves happier

Deakin University, one of Australia’s leading higher education institutions, has launched the world’s first free course in nutritional psychiatry on, Europe’s leading social learning platform. 

Three FutureLearn partners feature in top 10 MoocLab inaugural rankings

Three @FutureLearn partners feature in top 10 MoocLab inaugural rankings  Coventry University, University of Michigan and Deakin University, who have featured in the top 10 of the first ever World University Rankings by MOOC Performance (WURMP), created by MoocLab, an education resource website that supports online learners.  

Online learning bolsters chances of promotion

FutureLearn, the online social learning platform owned by The Open University, has today published new research revealing that employees’ chances of promotion and securing a new role are enhanced by taking an online course.

#GDPR a timely opportunity: The European Union General Data Protection Regulation

If you were to ask anyone “what is the first thing that comes to mind if you hear ‘GDPR’?” it is likely they have heard of it and the responses “bigger fines” and “right to be forgotten” will be top of the list. For the uninitiated though, GDPR and its sanctions applies just as much to education institutions as it does to businesses.

Digital Universities – what drives them and what should we remember?

The coming of age of digital education

As technology evolves and digital natives make up more and more of the population, it is becoming the norm to expect access to high quality content and experiences from any device, at any time and from any location. These changing expectations are finding their way into higher education and whilst there will always be a place for campus-based degrees, learners are seeking more and more flexibility, convenience and an on-demand provision from education, as they do in other aspects of their lives.

FutureLearn reaches 10 million learners, the leading social learning platform, jointly owned by The Open University and The SEEK Group, today announced that it has reached a significant milestone - 10 million people have now signed up to study on the platform. 

University of Michigan expands online course portfolio with FutureLearn partnership

The University of Michigan's (U-M) mission to share knowledge across the globe and shape the future of learning is further enriched through a new partnership with the leading social learning platform FutureLearn.

University of California Partner with FutureLearn for Global Micro-Credentialing

University to Team Up with European Online Learning Platform for Expanded Education Reach The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education (DCE) and FutureLearn--the largest online learning platform in Europe--announced today their partnership offering portable microcredentials to lifelong learners on a global scale.


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