Coursera Partners with Government of Pakistan

Coursera Partners with Government of Pakistan

Tags: Coursera, Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, Overseas Technologies, government of Pakistan, Tech Ed,

Category: Computer World, Tech-ed

Date: 30th January 2016

Author: Mahnoor Shah

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Coursera is a massive online open course provider that started back in 2012. They provide free open for all courses in various subjects ranging from science to arts.

 

Coursera has announced a partnership with the Pakistani government through its Coursera for Governments and Nonprofits’ programme. Through the program, they hope to Pakistan and other countries by preparing their communities for jobs in the future by providing affordable access to learning programmes and certificates.

 

According to Dawn, the organization in a statement said,

 

Overseas Technologies and Coursera have partnered with various public institutions, including the Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, to train 3,000 young adults across Pakistan.”

 

Participants are to take courses in computer science, data analytics, career success and language learning etc. from 13 different physical learning centers.