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DCU and FutureLearn announce new scholarships to mark #WorldRefugeeDay

Dublin City University has announced a total of 20 new scholarships to mark World Refugee Day, with ten provided through a university partnership with FutureLearn, Europe’s leading online social learning platform.

Dublin City University (DCU) announces global partnership with online education platform FutureLearn

Dublin City University and Europe’s leading online social learning platform, FutureLearn, will announce a global strategic partnership to help meet the fast-growing demand for career-long, flexible learning, later today (Wed, June 12th) at DCU.

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.

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.

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.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office partners with FutureLearn to demystify art of diplomacy

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has partnered with Europe’s leading online social learning platform, FutureLearn, to bring the art of diplomacy to a global audience.

FutureLearn announces collaboration with Amity, Asia's number one online education platform

Amity University Online and FutureLearn join forces to allow Indian professionals access to great learning to enhance their careers  

Meeting the needs of lifelong learners by laying the foundations for a new international credential for universities

The European MOOC Consortium (EMC) launches a Common Microcredential Framework (CMF) to create portable credentials for lifelong learners

£50M investment in FutureLearn is largest ever private-sector #EdTech investment in Europe

The Open University secures £50M investment in social learning platform FutureLearnSEEK Group investment takes FutureLearn from start-up to a £100m value company in just six years.

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