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Duke Students to Support Coursera for Refugee Learners in Berlin

Since the onset of the Syrian war in 2011 millions of civilians have fled their homeland, creating the biggest refugee crisis since WWII. This summer, Duke University students will play a part in helping refugee learners who have been dislocated not just from their homes, but from their schools and education system. Their volunteer contributions…

Coursera for Refugees Reaches 11,000 Learners Globally

At Coursera, we believe that anyone, anywhere should have access to top-quality education. Across the globe last year, over 65 million people were displaced from their homes, due to conflict or persecution. In addition to refugees fleeing violence in the Middle East, an estimated 700,000 refugees have fled Myanmar to neighboring countries. As the Syrian…

Meet Madiha: A Hazara Refugee Who’s Following Her Dream of Becoming...

Coursera for Refugees brings transformational learning to vulnerable populations around the world. Since 2016, the program has brought free access to Coursera’s catalog to more than 11,000 refugee learners. Meet Madiha, an 18-year-old Hazara refugee living in Indonesia. Madiha participates in Coursera for Refugees through the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). In her own words, here’s…

Meet Abdullah: An 18 Year-Old Afghan Refugee Who Started a Learning...

Coursera for Refugees brings transformational learning to vulnerable populations around the world. Since 2016, the program has brought free access to Coursera’s catalog to more than 11,000 refugee learners. Meet Abdullah, an 18-year-old Afghan refugee living in Indonesia who participates in Coursera for Refugees through the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). In his own words, here’s…

5 security guards docked over N2.2m cables theft, get N1.2m bail

For allegedly stealing company’s cable worth N2.24 million, five security guards working at Cet Power Projects Nigeria Ltd, are facing trial at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The post 5 security guards docked over N2.2m cables theft, get N1.2m bail appeared first on Vanguard News.

Absence of judge stalls El-Zakzaky’s trial

The absence of Justice Gideon Kurada of a Kaduna High Court on Thursday staled the arraignment of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat over alleged culpable homicide. The post Absence of judge stalls El-Zakzaky’s trial appeared first on Vanguard News.