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New free online courses launched to help Syrian refugees continue their education

Two new basic English courses from King’s College London launch on FutureLearn as part of international partnership The first two in a series of twelve new free online courses to assist refugees affected by conflict in the Middle East start on June 18th.

New Bioinformatics Course to Address Skills-Gap for Researchers, Students and Healthcare Professionals Worldwide

Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences (ACSC) today announces the launch of its first online course in Bioinformatics in partnership with FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform. The free online course will introduce the revolutionary tools of bioinformatics and shares how researchers probe the genomes of disease-causing bacteria such as MRSA and E. coli to discover what makes these microbes dangerous.

Griffith launches free online course to open up disability discussion

‘Realising Career Potential: Rethinking Disability’ is a free MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) now open for enrolment that enables learners to see how rehabilitation counsellors help people with disadvantage or disability realise their vocational potential.

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation: a timely opportunity

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.

Top consulting firms join forces to educate organisations about GDPR

PA Consulting Group, a global consulting, technology and innovation company, and UCL Consultants, a subsidiary of University College London, join FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, in announcing a new collaboration today (12 Apr).

New online course launched to help doctors and nurses better understand how genomics can battle bacterial diseases

Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences (ACSC) today announces the launch of its first online course, in partnership with FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform.

FutureLearn marks fifth anniversary with news of postgraduate degrees with OU

Last night, FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, wholly owned by The Open University, celebrated its fifth birthday with a reception at The Houses of Parliament and announced that The Open University plans to deliver postgraduate degree courses on the FutureLearn platform.

FutureLearn and The Open University to help young people find job opportunities through job mobility scheme

FutureLearn and The Open University are collaborating with Your first EURES Job (YfEj), a European job mobility scheme aiming to help young Europeans find a job or work-based training opportunity in another Member State, Norway or Iceland. In addition, the scheme aims to help employers find qualified young workers within a larger territory.

Murdoch University partners with FutureLearn to deliver online degree courses

Murdoch University is among the first tertiary educators in the world to pioneer full digital delivery of degree courses through global social learning platform, FutureLearn.

CIPD partners with FutureLearn to deliver free HR and people management courses

The CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, has partnered with FutureLearn, the global digital learning platform, to deliver two free online courses in HR Fundamentals and People Management Skills. FutureLearn provides free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations to over seven million users from over 200 countries around the globe.

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