Learning Futures Academy

At the Beyond Distance Research Alliance, the Learning Futures Academy is a community of scholars with particular focus on envisioning and preparing for the future of learning, across all education levels and for every training need. Beyond Distance research projects inform, shape, and demonstrate models to influence future learning. The Learning Futures Academy welcomes discussion and collaboration with learning futures scholars around the world.

Spotlight On

Professor Gilly Salmon, Professor of E-Learning and Learning Technologies at the University of Leicester, on learning futures:



Case Studies

Students in Learning Innovation

The team of entrepreneurial students who launched the iStanford iPhone app during their undergraduate studies describe their learning vision:

Future of Learning in Schools

Latest developments in the One Laptop Per Child programme:


Corporate Learning Futures

Professor Gilly Salmon recently spoke to the press about the challenges for corporate training to keep pace with technology. Read the press release here.

Kim Taylor-Thompson, CEO at Duke Corporate Education, speaks about the future of corporate education:


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