Articles from Future Learn

Pioneering new international training launched to help support unaccompanied and separated children

Europe’s leading online social learning platform, FutureLearn, will play host to a new online course dedicated to responding to the needs and rights of unaccompanied and separated children — a course produced by sixteen leading international humanitarian agencies and children’s rights organisations including Unicef, Save the Children and the Harvard Center for Health and Human Rights.

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.

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.

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 offers new Unlimited model in response to learner demand

FutureLearn, the online social learning platform committed to transforming access to education on a global scale, is offering learners a new way to engage with the platform. Unlimited is a one-off annual payment model that will give learners unlimited access to all FutureLearn short courses that offer a Certificate of Achievement, except premium courses.

New online degree marks start of innovative partnership to transform digital learning

FutureLearn, the online social learning platform owned by The Open University, has partnered with Anglia Ruskin as the University continues to deliver on ambitions to become a digital leader in education.

New online course to promote sustainable health behaviour change using The Monday Campaigns

FutureLearn offers new online course with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to promote sustainable health behaviour change using The Monday Campaigns.

FutureLearn Partners with Amnesty International on 70th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

FutureLearn, the online social learning platform owned by The Open University, is partnering with the world’s leading human rights organisation, Amnesty International, to provide a free online course introducing learners to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

FutureLearn partners with Public Health England to make global health education more easily available to an international audience

FutureLearn, the online social learning platform committed to transforming access to education on a global scale, will work with Public Health England (PHE) to coordinate online educational opportunities for an international audience to learn about global health protection. 

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