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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are the new wave of education. A growing number of leading global universities are offering their courses for free on websites such as Coursera, Future Learn, and Edx. Here are some examples listed below.

 

Coursera

The Age of Sustainable Development from Columbia University

https://www.coursera.org/learn/sustainable-development

Political Economy of Institutions and Development from Universiteit Leiden

https://www.coursera.org/learn/political-economy

Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems: the Nexus between Water, Energy and Food from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

https://www.coursera.org/learn/sustainability-social-ecological-systems#

Coursera sustainable development course listings

https://www.coursera.org/courses?languages=en&query=sustainable+development

 

 

Future Learn

Make an Impact: Sustainability for Professionals from the University of Bath

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/sustainability-for-professionals

Achieving Sustainable Development from Trinity College Dublin

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/achieving-sustainable-development

What Works: Promising Practices in International Development from the University of Oslo

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/what-works

Future Learn Development course listings

https://www.futurelearn.com/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=development

 

 

Edx

The Science and Practice of Sustainable Development from the University of Queensland

https://www.edx.org/course/science-practice-sustainable-development-uqx-lgdm2x-1

Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

https://www.edx.org/course/technology-innovation-sustainable-epflx-innov4devx

Sustainable Urban Development from Wageningen University

https://www.edx.org/course/sustainable-urban-development-delftx-wageningenx-ams-urb-1x

Edx sustainable development course listings

https://www.edx.org/course?search_query=sustainable+development

 

 

Building a Better Response

Building a Better Response is a website that offers free trainings to development workers as the result of collaboration between USAID, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, International Medical Corps, and Concern Worldwide U.S.

http://www.buildingabetterresponse.org/

 

 

Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative offers a number of free, development related online courses.

http://hhi.harvard.edu/education#e-learning

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