Online learning platform Coursera will make 3,800 of its courses available for free to people unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
"To assist during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Coursera community is launching an effort to assist countries, states, and cities reskill their unemployed workers to re-enter the workforce," the company's website said.
Enrollment is open through September 30 for organizations to enroll unemployed workers in courses. Newly-enrolled learners will have through December 31, 2020 to complete their courses.
The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has a worldwide impact on the workforce leaving many jobless.
According to Johns Hopkins University Center data on Monday, the global COVID-19 confirmed cases stand at over 2.9 million. Out of these,8,68,480 have recovered from the virus while 2,06,553 have died so far.