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How to stay healthy during lockdown

How to stay healthy during lockdown

As the COVID-19 lockdown continues to keep many of us at home, it can be easy to fall into bad habits. The detrimental psychological and physical effects of lockdown are well documented.During these difficult times, your mental and physical health need a bit of support. So, we’ve gathered together some ideas on how to stay…
What connects deforestation and COVID-19?

What connects deforestation and COVID-19?

There have been many widely publicised factors behind the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic: the use of live animal markets, government policy to contain the spread once the virus arrived, global air travel, to name a few.However, one key factor that may also have contributed to the emergence of the virus has been somewhat overlooked…
What to learn during lockdown

What to learn during lockdown

As the COVID-19 lockdown continues, many of us find ourselves with more free time than usual. We’ve already outlined some ideas for how to find a new hobby in lockdown, but for those who’d specifically like to study, we’ve put together some further suggestions to help you get started. What do you want to achieve with…
How to find a new hobby in lockdown

How to find a new hobby in lockdown

Lockdown is a strange time for us all, no matter what our living arrangements are. Whether you’re working remotely, furloughed, or waiting for the world to wake up again, the days can feel… long. Your usual pastimes might not be enough. It could be time to find a new hobby.Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered.…
Why we get bored and what to do about it

Why we get bored and what to do about it

Most of us will have experienced boredom at some point in our lives. Usually, it’s explained away as a lack of imagination, motivation, or organisation. But the causes of boredom go far beyond this and, when properly channelled, boredom can be a powerful tool to motivate ourselves to achieve our goals. We’ve taken a deep dive into…
How to be productive when home working

How to be productive when home working

So, you’re working from home? Great, right? No more commuting, no more awkward conversations in the staff kitchen. But with all those benefits, there inevitably come challenges. How do I stay focused? How can I manage my schedule? How do I stop my back hurting?We’ve put together a summary of well-known methods on how to…
The complete guide to digital skills

The complete guide to digital skills

Professional services firm Accenture has teamed up with FutureLearn to provide a suite of free digital skills courses. Covering topics such as web analytics, social media, and artificial intelligence, these courses are designed to equip learners with essential digital skills for the modern century workplace.But what are digital skills, why are they so important, and how…
Top 10 courses for new managers

Top 10 courses for new managers

If you’ve recently been promoted to a management position for the first time, you’re entering an exciting, challenging, and important phase of your career. Managers play a crucial role in any organisation, and taking the time to learn how to be a good manager will benefit both you and your team.Being a good manager involves everything…
Can we model the coronavirus pandemic?

Can we model the coronavirus pandemic?

With governments scrambling to respond to COVID-19’s continued sweep across the globe, policymakers and public alike are having to confront challenges society hasn’t faced for a century or more. One of the most striking issues the pandemic has thrown up is how to cope with uncertainty. With the virus only emerging in December 2019 (hence its…
Coronavirus courses for keyworkers

Coronavirus courses for keyworkers

Since the coronavirus first made headlines in November 2019, it has grown to impact almost every aspect of our daily lives in the UK and around the world.At FutureLearn, our goal is to provide everyone with access to learning, no matter where they live or what their circumstances. This has never been more important than…

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