The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations announces this final call for applications to the Coursera and Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Workforce Recovery Initiative. Citizens of Saint Lucia are invited to apply for an opportunity to register and enrol in one or more of nearly 4000 exciting university level courses offered online by Coursera. The Workforce Recovery initiative is part of the Coursera community’s COVID-19 response which is aimed at helping countries, states, and cities reskill their unemployed workers to re-enter the workforce. More than 2000 Saint Lucians are already taking advantage of this opportunity. An additional spaces are still available until September 25.
While the Coursera platform offers several high quality and in-demand courses at no charge, participants in these courses would generally be required to pay a substantial fee to obtain the certificate when completed. However, applicants under this specific offer will not be required to pay a fee to receive their certificate upon successful completion of the course. Potential applicants should be guided by the following to determine their eligibility.
The Applicant should:
- Be between 16 and 60 years of age
- Be proficient in English language
- Be in possession of computer device with access to the Internet
- Be familiar with using a computer and a web browser
Please apply now as spaces are limited. Applications are invited online at: https://forms.gle/Z1YDQkiAbwX5RFtu6
Please note that this program does not provide equipment or financial assistance to applicants. Please also note that applications close at 11:59 PM on Thursday, 30 July, 2020.