Prime Minister Laptop Scheme and Higher Education Commission is set to launch a mass scale skill development program (DLSEI pk) for Pakistan’s youth through a partnership with Coursera.
Prime Minister Imran Khan promised skill enhancement programs for the youth in his manifesto and first speech. The launch of “Digital Learning and Skill Enrichment Initiative” is a step towards the fulfillment of the said promise.
Update: HEC has announced the new date. Registration will start on 2nd October 2018 at 12 PM Noon
Coursera is an online learning platform with thousands of courses from most prestigious universities of the world. A student is also provided with a certificate when the coursed is completed and certification test is passed. The certification is recognized by private and government institutes all over the world.
In the first stage of the program, the students who have been a recipient of laptop under Prime Minister Laptop Scheme are eligible to apply for one course. All course and certification fees for the students will be paid by the government of Pakistan.
Courses are offered on a first come first serve basis can be chosen from renowned universities like