Extra Resources

What else is available outside the Learning for Purpose Programme?

The Learning for Purpose programme has been developed to complement the other resources that are available within the University. Below is a curated list of useful resources and places to find more information.

Outside the University
Coursera

MOOCs offered by universities across the world

 

Khan Academy

For self-learning on a wide variety of topics

 

Acumen courses

For inspiring new ideas and running social enterprise and change related work

 

TechChange

Online courses focused on technology for development training

 

Code Academy

Guided learning of key programming languages

 

Udacity

Technology related courses, offers “nano-degrees”

 

Echoing Green’s Work on Purpose

Resources to inspire purpose-driven work

 

TED

Inspiring talks in the fields of technology, education and development

 

RSA

The mission of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is to enrich society through ideas and action.

 

Vitae

Vitae is dedicated to realising the potential of researchers through transforming their professional and career development.

Inside the University
Personal and Professional Development (PPD)

Centralised training and development for all members of the University

 

Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS)

Life Sciences website that hosts information about a variety of training opportunities and resources

 

University Information Service (UIS)

Computer training

 

Training.Cam

Listings of training across the University using university training booking system

 

Talks.Cam

Extensive listings of talks in the University