Fifty thousand slots had been supplied by Coursera, an internet course supplier totally free, because it partnered with the Division of Science and Expertise-Caraga (DoST-Caraga) to assist in on-line studying and handle unemployment.
The DoST-Caraga was chosen by Coursera as a accomplice authorities company within the Philippines for the “Coursera for Authorities Program: Workforce Restoration Studying Program.”
Coursera supplied 50,000 slots totally free entry to their studying platform to DoST-Caraga. This initiative goals to back-up unemployment attributable to automation and new expertise necessities because the world transitions to the “new regular” led to by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“This can be a nice alternative to strengthen or reinforce the potential of the human useful resource of the nation with minimal price from the learners,” DoST mentioned.
Bills are restricted to Web or information subscription solely. Via this partnership, Filipinos are given free entry to round 3,800 programs from high universities and industries worldwide.
Programs embrace company-specific coaching applications from Coursera companions like Google and IBM and different business-specific coaching which might additionally profit the MSMEs.
Registered learners could enroll in courses in varied fields of bodily science and engineering, Info Expertise, information science, well being, math and logic, language, social sciences, and private growth, amongst others.
Furthermore, this on-line schooling platform is designed for the learners to review at their very own tempo and time. Learners will obtain certificates for all programs accomplished till December 2020. They’ll take as many programs as they’ll inside this era. The final course enrollment is Oct. 31, 2020.
As of Sept. 28, 2020, 14,845 learners have enrolled in 209,078 programs. Thus far, 18,470 programs have been accomplished with 216,995 hours spent.
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