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University of Texas System and Coursera Launch the Most Comprehensive Industry Micro-Credential Program Offered by a U.S. University System

University of Texas System and Coursera Launch the Most Comprehensive Industry Micro-Credential Program Offered...

By Jeff Maggioncalda, Coursera CEO  The job market is changing rapidly, and to meet new employer and student demands, universities must also evolve. Today, I’m excited to announce that Coursera and the University of Texas System (UT) have launched a new industry micro-credential program with a goal to prepare every UT campus student, faculty, staff,…
How Learning Leaders are Prioritizing Job Skills for 2023

How Learning Leaders are Prioritizing Job Skills for 2023

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On January 26, leaders from the public and private sectors joined Coursera for a discussion on the skills needed for employment in 2023 and beyond. Using the findings from the Job Skills of 2023 Report as a springboard for discussion, the panelists shared their perspectives on balancing the development of human and digital skills, the…
Coursera and Google partner with the University of Texas System to provide critical job skills to students across eight campuses  

Coursera and Google partner with the University of Texas System to provide critical job...

By Scott Shireman, Global Head of Campus at Coursera Today’s workplace requires digital skills, and businesses report a lack of skilled talent as an increasing threat. At the same time, in a competitive and fast-changing labor market, college students are expecting their degree programs to land them a well-paying job. State higher education systems will…
Coursera partners with state university and workforce systems to prepare Louisiana’s workforce for jobs of the future 

Coursera partners with state university and workforce systems to prepare Louisiana’s workforce for jobs...

By Kevin Mills, Global Head of Government  The modern workplace requires new skills, and students and underemployed workers need access to flexible, affordable, and fast-tracked learning and career pathways to enter well-paying jobs in the new digital economy. In a recent Coursera survey, 53% of U.S. employers said finding applicants with the specific skills needed…
Coursera partners with NESCOT to enhance UK further education teaching quality and help drive national technical skills agenda  

Coursera partners with NESCOT to enhance UK further education teaching quality and help drive...

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by Anthony Tattersall, Vice-President for EMEA, Coursera As the United Kingdom’s further education sector seeks to empower learners to thrive in the digital economy, collaborating to scale up the delivery of high-demand technology, business, and data science skills is essential. To help support the UK’s further education strategy, we are excited to announce that we…
Driving access and impact: 4 ways universities & colleges in India are leveling the playing field for students with Coursera for Campus  

Driving access and impact: 4 ways universities & colleges in India are leveling the...

By Raghav Gupta, Managing Director, India and APAC, Coursera India will add a whopping 101 million working age people to its workforce by 2030. Ensuring students get a relevant education and develop skills that prepare them for future jobs will be “the biggest enabler” to sustain economic growth and realize the country’s demographic dividend. There’s…
5 Must-Watch Sessions from Coursera Conference 2022

5 Must-Watch Sessions from Coursera Conference 2022

Our 10th annual Coursera Conference recently offered a unique opportunity for Coursera’s leadership team, representatives from our partner organizations, and more than 3,000 participants from all over the world to come together through a shared commitment to transforming lives through learning. The event featured over 40 sessions that explored new opportunities for the future of…
Preparing learners around the world for in-demand jobs with Career Academy and new entry-level certificates from Meta and IBM

Preparing learners around the world for in-demand jobs with Career Academy and new entry-level...

By Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO of Coursera  Since 2020, our world has seen extraordinary change. Technology has created new skills requirements in the workforce, with 149 million new digital jobs expected globally by 2025. However, students and workers need access to flexible, affordable, and fast-tracked learning and career pathways to take advantage of these unprecedented career…
Coursera doubles down on the Middle East with new university partners in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan

Coursera doubles down on the Middle East with new university partners in the UAE,...

Betty Vandenbosch, Chief Content Officer, Coursera As countries in the Middle East prepare the next generation of talent for the modern workforce, equipping learners in the region with in-demand skills remains top priority. In response, I’m pleased to welcome three top-tier universities in the Middle East as Coursera partners. Al Faisal University, Jordan University of…
Driving Skills Development for a 2030 Workforce: Q&A with Anthony Tattersall 

Driving Skills Development for a 2030 Workforce: Q&A with Anthony Tattersall 

Anthony Tattersall is vice president of the EMEA sales team at Coursera. His role gives him unique insights on how businesses, governments, and higher education can work together to build our future workforce and how data can be used to support this effort. The Emerge Education team interviewed Tattersall for a joint report with Coursera…
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