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London's universities say ‘OpenSME’ to new support for capital's small businesses

A group of London's universities are launching a new collaboration – OpenSME – that seeks to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access the expertise and knowledge they offer.

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FutureLearn and free courses: is this what students really want?

20 September 2013

By Prof Stephen Caddick, University College London
Moocs are an online product of current higher education offline, says Stephen Caddick – standardised and one-size-fits-all.

FutureLearn, the Open University's long awaited online learning platform, has finally gone live with great fanfare and partnerships with some of the UK's top universities. It's an exciting addition to a growing series of online ventures across the globe that are providing education to a mass audience, free-of-charge.

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