DOST Offers Free Online Studies via Coursera until December 2020


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Good news fellow Cebuanos! Starting yesterday, October 14, 2020, The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be awarding the DOST Coursera grant with NO need to attend a live orientation. 

Free Coursera online studies are being made available to thousands of Filipinos, all for free through the Department of Science and Technology Caraga (DOST-Caraga) partnership program. This program is launched to aid knowledge and skills upgrading amid pandemic. The slots are open to the to anyone in the Philippines, 18 years old and up.

The partnership is in line with the Workforce Recovery Initiative Learning Program to provide access to thousands of courses from top universities and organizations in the world.

The program partnership allows Filipinos to choose from 3,800 courses for free to earn certificates. Better share this news to your friends, family, officemates and loveones in order to help them avail and enjoy the grant. They will just follow the instruction below.

1. Create a Coursera account and complete the Name Verification using this link: https://www.facebook.com/DOST.Caraga/posts/3512772905421144

2. View this recorded orientation with officemates and friends, and fill up the attendance form using the link provided in the video: https://www.facebook.com/1028684987163294/videos/651339582440756

3. Share also this page: https://www.facebook.com/DOST.Caraga/posts/3574578299240604

After a successful application, participants will receive an email from Coursera inviting them to accept the grant. Like and follow the official page of DOST-Caraga at fb.com/dost.Caraga for more details.

Registered learners may enroll in classes in various fields of physical science and engineering, information technology, data science, health, math and logic, language, social sciences, and personal development, among others. You'll save at least PHP25,000 to PHP30,000 if you avail in this free program since this is the price range of online courses via Coursera.

The online education platform is designed for learners to study at their own pace and time. Learners will receive certificates for all courses completed until December 2020. They can take as many courses as they can within this period. The last course enrolment is on October 31, 2020.

Let's spread this news and enjoy learning more! Your support will surely help our people upgrade their skills and knowledge. :)


Photo Source: DOST-Caraga FB Page