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How to Maximize Instructional Design to Bridge the Middle-Skills Gap

How to Maximize Instructional Design to Bridge the Middle-Skills Gap

“Middle-skills” jobs –– those that “require more education and training than a high school diploma but less than a four-year college degree” –– continue to go unfilled while aspiring workers lack the training required to move into these jobs. Online education provides a valuable opportunity to bridge this skills gap, helping workers gain the skills…
HEC Paris upcoming webinars

HEC Paris upcoming webinars

HEC Paris Executive Education Professors will share their insights and expertise during a webinar series to support you and your teams through these next few weeks of confinement and uncertainty and to help you prepare for a new normal. Will the coronavirus lead to economic decoupling and deglobalization?Professor Jeremy Ghez (English)31/03/2020, 17:00 (CET)Click here to…
Helping universities and colleges take learning online in response to the coronavirus

Helping universities and colleges take learning online in response to the coronavirus

By Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO Coursera  The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is the most serious global health security threat in decades. In many countries, restrictions imposed by government agencies have disrupted daily routines for millions, including students. Many universities in the impacted regions have suspended face-to-face seminars, closed campuses, and are scrambling to find a…
Learn by day or night: Dark mode now available on the Coursera iOS app

Learn by day or night: Dark mode now available on the Coursera iOS app

By Alex Sanchez, Senior Product Manager for Mobile Experiences and Emerging Technology, Coursera For those who learn at night, in low-light settings, or just love dark mode, we’re happy to say it’s here for Coursera learners! Dark mode support for the Coursera app on iPhone and iPads running on iOS 13 is live.  The Coursera…
The Year of AI: End of Year Round-Up 2019

The Year of AI: End of Year Round-Up 2019

Trends from 45 million learners on Coursera show nearly two million enrollments in AI-related content in 2019, AI for Everyone breaks into the top ten list in its first year By Dil Sidhu, Chief Content Officer at Coursera When it comes to popularity and demand, tech-centric courses like artificial intelligence and data science consistently rank…
Advice from Google IT Support Learners

Advice from Google IT Support Learners

Thinking about pursuing a career in IT? We talked to Coursera learners who found success in their own careers after completing the Google IT Support Professional Certificate, a program that can help prepare you for a job in IT support. Here are their words of wisdom for anyone who wants to pursue a career in…
Data Science and SEO: A Winning Combo for Mirela

Data Science and SEO: A Winning Combo for Mirela

Mirela was a digital producer for the SEO department at a Romanian startup when she discovered the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate. After completing the program in less than 6 months, Mirela secured a new job in a new city that combines her passion for both data science and SEO. B.C. Before Coursera I have…
5 essential L&D themes from Coursera Partner Conference

5 essential L&D themes from Coursera Partner Conference

I recently had the pleasure of attending the 2019 Coursera Partners Conference in London, where we brought together academic, business and tech pioneers in a two-day celebration of learning. Amongst guest speakers were Thomas Friedman, Yale University, the Abu Dhabi Dhabi School of Government, AXA, Novartis, Coursera Co-Founder Andrew Ng, and many more. Throughout the…
Global Skills Index: Scholarship FAQ

Global Skills Index: Scholarship FAQ

According to the Coursera Global Skills Index, technology, business, and data skills are in high demand across every industry. To expand access to career-relevant learning, Coursera is offering a limited number of scholarships for tech, data, and business courses to learners in India and Mexico. These scholarships will allow learners to take a course aligned…
Self-taught web developer proves that anything is possible

Self-taught web developer proves that anything is possible

Julio is a web developer now living and working in Talca, Chile. Originally from Venezuela, Julio had to move to a new country and switch careers due to the political crisis in his native Venezuela. In his own words, this is how he used Coursera to start a new life and a new career. B.C.…

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