This catalogue of free digital learning initiatives has been finalized as of January 2019. The project’s team will continue to receive requests for new initiatives, however the catalogue will be updated once a year until the end of December 2019. The catalogue is open and freely accessible to all interested parties. Submit an initiative that fits the purpose of the project to be considered for the catalogue.

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The "Coursera for Refugees" initiative aims to provide nonprofit organizations serving refugees with free access to Coursera courses, a recommended course list specifically for refugees, administrative features & support to effectively utilize Coursera, and a custom portal to connect with other nonprofits serving refugees. Every course on Coursera is taught by top instructors from the world’s best universities and educational institutions. Courses include recorded video lectures, auto-graded and peer-reviewed assignments, and community discussion forums. Refugees receive guaranteed Financial Aid for Coursera courses.
Title Coursera for Refugees
Date launched 2015
Duration Ongoing
Type of Resource MOOCs
Purpose Other
Online or Blended Online
Learning objectives The aim of the courses offered is to provide education to refugees by offering a number of specializations and courses in business, computer science, data science, and more.
Target group Refugees
Evaluation results/ monitoring plan N/A
Recognition or certification of learning Course Certificate offered by Coursera
Financing and sustainability model Scholarships / Donations
Leading Organization Coursera
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