Equip citizens and government employees with in-demand skills.

Coursera was launched in 2012 by two Stanford Computer Science professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. Coursera is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 128 million registered learners, including 22 million in the U.S. and partners with governments in over 100 countries to upskill and reskill public officials and to build competitive workforces that drive sustainable economic growth. Learners on Coursera acquire skills by engaging with content from 275 leading universities and companies. We offer a range of formats to meet different skill needs—from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificate and degree programs. Government and nonprofit leaders from more than 100 countries partner with Coursera to upskill and reskill their public officials and provide job-relevant training and credentials.