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COVID-19: Coursera to make 3,800 of its courses free for the unemployed

News Agencies | Updated on: 27 April 2020, 12:54 IST
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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.

-ANI

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First published: 27 April 2020, 12:54 IST
 
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