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July 24, 2020

Coursera’s Global Skills Index highlights rush to digitize careers, focus on data

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:05 am

Larry Dignan, ZDNet
Coursera usage has boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic as university partners moved toward online education and workers moved to upskill.¬† That’s the upshot of Coursera’s Global Skills Index report for 2020. Coursera usage has boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic as university partners moved toward online education and workers moved to upskill. Toss in some extra time during quarantine and Coursera now has more than 65 million online learners with 13 million in the US.¬†Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO of Coursera, said the GSI report ranks how countries and industries are performing on key skills based on proficiency. Coursera’s skill graph, the crux of the report, looks at assessments, average scores, and degree of difficulty. “Employers look at this and get some sense for general skill in talent pools,” explained Maggioncalda.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/courseras-global-skills-index-highlights-rush-to-digitize-careers-focus-on-data/

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