Shropshire Council

E-learning in Shropshire Libraries to highlight National Careers Week 6 to 10 March 2017

24 February 2017 Last updated at 02:07

Shropshire Libraries have teamed up with FutureLearn to highlight career and personal development opportunities using free online courses that can be easily accessed in libraries across our county. People can choose from hundreds of free courses from top universities and specialist organisations. Courses include topics such as history, managing finances, innovation, science, languages and many more.

About FutureLearn

“Pioneering the best social learning experiences for everyone anywhere”

Founded by The Open University in 2012, FutureLearn is a social learning platform, designed to support learning through conversation. It offers 5.74 million learners free online courses from world-leading UK and international universities, centres of research excellence and specialist education providers like the British Council, Creative Skillset and European Space Agency. FutureLearn is an international platform with over 75% of its users based outside of the UK.

If you’d like to find out more about these courses, please ask at your library or visit the FutureLearn website.

Find out more about National Careers Week.