The beginning of their “about” page says At FutureLearn, we want to inspire learning for life.
We offer a diverse selection of free, high quality online courses from some of the world’s leading universities and other outstanding cultural institutions.
The future learning link tells me it is a private company of the Open University UK, partners include over 20 of the best UK and international universities, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational material, including the British Council, the British Library, and the British Museum) …
Just before clicking, I had been looking … again… at economics, trying to understand and think about micro, macro, banks, Friedman and all that stuff, feeling swamped by greed … (another post or rant forming?)…
and then I find … again … there are people out there, everywhere, sharing and caring. People who are alive, knowledgeable, and generous. Whatever the economics of this enterprise (I have not yet discovered that) the sense of it makes sense. Lets learn and grow. It is out there, on offer, learning, teaching, together, for each and other.
I am off to learn something. [Another idea for a U3A group coming up?? Learning Together??]