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.
The Age of Sustainable Development from Columbia University
Political Economy of Institutions and Development from Universiteit Leiden
Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems: the Nexus between Water, Energy and Food from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Coursera sustainable development course listings
Make an Impact: Sustainability for Professionals from the University of Bath
Achieving Sustainable Development from Trinity College Dublin
What Works: Promising Practices in International Development from the University of Oslo
Future Learn Development course listings
The Science and Practice of Sustainable Development from the University of Queensland
Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Sustainable Urban Development from Wageningen University
Edx sustainable development course listings
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.
Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative offers a number of free, development related online courses.
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