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UK's FutureLearn launches in the US

Discussion in 'Course Providers' started by Carolyn, Feb 14, 2017.

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  1. Carolyn

    Carolyn Administrator Staff Member

    Suffolk, UK

    The UK's leading MOOC platform,FutureLearn which is owned by the Open University, have announced today their launch in the United States with new courses offered in partnership with five key education institutions:
    • American University
    • Colorado State University
    • Penn State University
    • Purdue University
    • UVA Darden School of Business.

    With over 5 million registered learners, FutureLearn currently partners with over 100 world-leading UK and international universities and specialist education providers offering high quality online courses.

    Simon Nelson, CEO of FutureLearn said: “FutureLearn is proud to be at the forefront of transforming higher education, combining our social learning pedagogy with next generation technology, to deliver market-leading course engagement rates. We work with around a quarter of the top universities in the world and are honoured to be welcoming such a stellar group of US universities to join the FutureLearn partnership. It is also incredibly exciting to be tackling the key challenge being faced across the US and the rest of the world - upskilling the workforce; something we will achieve not only with our university partners but also through partnerships with other major US National organisations, who are focused on enhancing skills in key professions.”

    So far, the following 5 courses have been announced:

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