By Marni Baker Stein, Chief Content material Officer, Coursera
Coursera’s mission is rooted in serving the world by studying so everybody – no matter location, socioeconomic standing, or private circumstance – has the facility to unleash their full potential. This influence is most profound when studying on Coursera unlocks new job alternatives and profession development.
To assist measure the progress we’re making towards this purpose, I’m happy to introduce our most in depth Learner Outcomes Report ever, created in collaboration with Huron Consulting Group. The report gathers insights from greater than 55,000 learners throughout over 190 international locations to know how Coursera helps learners attain their profession and private objectives. The outcomes spotlight the transformative influence of on-line studying:
- 77% of learners (and 91% in growing economies) report profession advantages, reminiscent of getting a brand new job, incomes a promotion, gaining relevant profession expertise, and extra.
- 95% of learners (and 99% in growing economies) report private advantages, reminiscent of gaining extra confidence, feeling extra completed, and extra.
- 30% of unemployed learners had been employed after finishing their most up-to-date course or program on Coursera.
- 1 in 4 Entry-Stage Skilled Certificates completers obtained a brand new job.
Along with outcomes for learners worldwide, the report delves into the advantages of on-line schooling for learners in growing economies and particular international locations with a excessive focus of Coursera learners – reminiscent of India, the U.Ok., Mexico, and extra. It additionally highlights the influence on low-income learners and first-generation faculty college students within the U.S., uncovering the essential position high-quality on-line schooling performs in serving to those that want it most.
As expertise developments like generative AI and demand for distant roles reshape the job market, on-line studying can empower learners with the talents wanted to thrive on this quickly altering surroundings. We’re inspired by the tales of our learners and the way our companions’ content material helps people around the globe advance their careers and enrich their lives. However our work is much from over. Along with our world-class college and business companions, we’ll work tirelessly to assist anybody, anyplace create a brighter future for themselves and their communities.
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