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Education International

Online course on workers’ rights open for students across the globe

published 28 January 2016 updated 10 February 2016

An eight-week online course giving students from around the world the chance to earn a higher education certificate on Worker’s Rights in the Global Economy, a blend of economics, human rights and international law.

Starting on 3 March 2016, the Global Labour University offers a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy”. This online course connects union members and labour activists from around the world on the interactive platform iversity to learn and to exchange ideas about the challenges and strategies for implementing workers´ rights worldwide. The course is jointly taught by academics, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and trade union experts. It runs over eight weeks (3 March – 27 April, plus an exam period) and is based on video lectures, readings, and interactive quizzes and discussions. The course is free in the audit track and costs 49 Euro in the certificate track, which is awarded by a certificate recognised by the Global Labour University and Penn State University. For more information and enrolment, click here.