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Women in the UK are seeking online learning at higher rates amidst the pandemic

52% of Coursera’s 2021 new registered learners in the UK are women Coursera, Inc. (@coursera), one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, released a new study that examines the pandemic’s impact on skills and learning trends among women. The Women and Skills Report compares pre-pandemic enrollment and performance data with trends observed on the Coursera platform since the onset of the pandemic through June 2021. Women in the UK are learning online at higher rates compared to pre-pandemic, representing 52% of new learners in 2021, up from 46% in 2019, according to Coursera data. This places the UK at 7th globally in terms of highest number of women learners, with more women also participating in certificate training programs aimed at entry-level digital jobs.

New online ethical marketing degree from the University of London in collaboration with Coursera

The University of London (@LondonU) is to launch a new online marketing degree in partnership with global online learning platform @coursera  Course director, Dr Stefano Harney, explained: “Naturally we cover the basics of marketing but we will go much further than that.

Announcing Coursera for Campus free pricing options and academic integrity upgrades

@Coursera New features support credit-bearing online learning, student employability, and mobile offline learning Coursera, the world’s leading online learning platform, announced free versions of Coursera for Campus and upgraded features to address the critical and long-term needs of higher education worldwide. New features allow universities to deliver academic integrity for credit-bearing online learning, improve student employability, and author private courses. Today’s announcement builds on the momentum of the Campus Response Initiative, which was launched in March to give students and faculty free access to Coursera for Campus during pandemic-related closures. Currently, more than 3,700 institutions use Coursera for Campus to deliver online learning to over 2.4 million students. 

Facebook Partners with Coursera to Launch Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate

@Facebook partners with @coursera to launch social media marketing Professional Certificate  Designed to Help Learners of All Backgrounds Enter the Growing Field of Social Media Marketing

Coursera Launches Coursera Employee Resilience Initiative

@Coursera today (1 May) launched its “Coursera Employee Resilience Initiative” to give its enterprise customers and all their employees free access to a curated set of 30+ courses, including some of its highest demand courses during these particularly stressful times.

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