4.4 Online learning

CARE Academy has online learning courses for CARE staff and partners. Other providers in the sector also have free resources (Kaya, Disaster Ready) and there are also other sites (Alison.com, Coursera, FutureLearn) that have useful free resources.


A lot is available for free

Both sector specific and general content is available

Learners can make them fit around their own schedule



Long ones can be boring

Completion rates are often low

The content may not be specific or relevant enough

Quality can be low – may be better to read a report or book!

Requires reasonable internet access