Online learning platform Coursera will make 3,800 of its courses available free of charge to people who are unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic. “To assist during the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the Coursera community is launching efforts to help countries, states, and cities re-train their unemployed workers,” the company website said.
Enrollment is available through September 30 for organizations to enroll unemployed workers in courses. Newly enrolled students have until December 31, 2020 to complete their courses. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has had a global impact on the workforce, leaving many unemployed.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University Center on Monday, the global cases confirmed by COVID-19 stand at over 2.9 million. Of these, 8.68,480 have recovered from the virus, while 2,06,553 have died so far. (ANI)