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FutureLearn.com, an online social learning platform, announced this week the launch of FutureLearn Schools, which will give high school students free upgraded access to over a hundred relevant short courses on the platform, in order to support their learning and expand their horizons. The initiative has been developed in collaboration with existing FutureLearn partners and new strategic partners, Tes and Pearson. Starting in May and running until September 2020, eligible students in the...
 
With many of us confined to our homes during this COVID-19 crisis, it makes sense to use this time as an opportunity to build our skillset and deepen our knowledge. Indeed, there has been a sharp increase in the numbers of people turning to online learning platforms such as edX, FutureLearn and Coursera, which offer “Massive Open Online Courses” – or MOOCs. What are MOOCs? MOOCs are educational courses which are delivered online and are open to anyone who wants to enrol. MOOCs are often...
 
In response to the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, The Global Academy of Finance and Management (GAFM) are accrediting select MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) hosted on edX, FutureLearn and Coursera, allowing successful graduates to become eligible for professional certification. After taking the course, students can register for certification for a flat fee under US $350. Many of the courses are free to access. Here are top courses or MOOCs (Massive Online Open...
 
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the most serious global health threat in recent times, and restrictions are impacting the lives of millions of students with universities and schools having to shut down to try and contain the spread of virus. In the light of the situation, online education companies are stepping in to ensure students continue to have access to education through MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses. Coursera is providing every university in the world impacted by...
 
FutureLearn.com, the leading social learning platform, has announced the launch of FutureLearn Campus, allowing their university partners to give their current students and staff unlimited access to the online short courses they deliver through the platform, with free access to premium features. With FutureLearn Campus, students and staff can use their university account to join their university's online courses which can be delivered in an open format or to private cohorts with...
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