UCL and Tech City UK is launching the Digital
Business Academy, the world’s first government-supported online learning
platform to provide digital and business skills for anyone aspiring to start,
grow or join a digital business. The programme is open to all UK residents and
requires no pre-qualification.
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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.