This catalogue of free digital learning initiatives has been finalized as of January 2019. The project’s team will continue to receive requests for new initiatives, however the catalogue will be updated once a year until the end of December 2019. The catalogue is open and freely accessible to all interested parties. Submit an initiative that fits the purpose of the project to be considered for the catalogue.Submit an Initiative
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Catalogue of Initiatives
- Social inclusion
- information services –for integration into society
- employment services – to help integrate people economically
- communication and networking skills – to educate and enable people to re-use skills for developing their home countries
After launching its first product in 2015, the company assessed that Funzi could contribute to the growing information needed among asylum seekers in Europe. Funzi offers free courses on key life skills, including entrepreneurship, finding a job, food safety, and managing finances.
|Status (Ongoing, forthcoming)||Ongoing|
|Type of Resource||Online course
Employment and Entrepreneurship
|Online or Blended||Mainly online, some blended|
|Learning outcomes||Assist students and individuals world-wide in integrating into society, finding a job, developing entrepreneurship, and learning central life skills. All via dynamic and user-friendly certified mobile learning.|
|Target group||Migrants and refugees globally|
|Learning assessment||Mini-quizzes (“activities”)|
|Evaluation results/ monitoring plan||Funzi has delivered free learning to over 8 million people globally|
|Recognition or certification of learning||Certificates are awarded digitally at the end of the course|
|Europass||Aligned with basic Europass fields|
|Financing and sustainability model||Funzi is open source, and also accessible without data costs in over 60 countries via Facebook’s Free Basics service.
Funzi offers both free and premium courses, which is a way of generating income. However, this could be paid by the employer or other partners in society. The idea is to encourage a partnering model to reduce costs for the student and also link them to possible employers.
Partners include Pearson, Facebook, Education Finland, and Jobberman.