We offer you three free majors in Jordan and Lebanon: Business & Economics, and Computer Science, as well as English Language and general preparation courses. After you complete a certain number of courses, you will get a certificate, and you may qualify for our transfer guidance program to one of our partner universities for a Bachelor's degree. During your time at Kiron, you will get online and offline face-to-face support to help you succeed and connect with an international community of fellow students.
AUB with support from King’s College London offers a free blended college readiness program for entry into higher education . The eight-month program provides two semesters of foundational skills in English and Humanities, Math, Science, Information Technology specialty and soft skills training.
These courses are designed for Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon, but any other interested people are welcome.
You'll find support throughout the online courses from King's College London mentors, facilitators (for 10 weeks from the course starting) and from your fellow learners.
You can study anywhere from any device (computer, smartphone) with a stable internet connection.
You can study anywhere with a stable internet connection and a computer or mobile phone (home, café, place to study via Kiron)
In Jordan, you can study at Al al-Bayt University in Mafraq.
In Lebanon, you can study within two GHATA study hubs located in Bar Elias, Bekaa region of Lebanon, managed by the American University of Beirut (AUB).
You will receive a free PDF and digital certificate if you meet the eligibility criteria.
You will get certificates for completing courses and levels with Kiron.
You will get a certificate after completion of the program.
King's College London does not provide scholarships.
Kiron does not provide scholarships, but will support you to find and apply to scholarships.
AABU does not provide scholarships, but we will support you to find and apply for opportunities.
AUB does not provide university scholarships. However, a series of workshops and support will be provided to help you to apply to univeristy or for scholarships opportunities.
Once you enrol on the King's College London course on FutureLearn you'll have continued access to the material, although the course will only be facilitated by educators up to 24 August, 2018 (10 weeks after the course starts).
No, for most of the courses there is no specific start date for you to begin a course but in order to earn certificates you must complete courses once you begin them within the required time. We highly recommend you to study regularly and depending on how many credits you wish to earn in our program will require a commitment of 6 months to 2 years.
Yes, courses start in October and finish in the middle of June with a break of two weeks in the begining of February.
You will increase knowledge in chosen study areas and digital literacy skills.
You will gain high-level subject-specific knowledge and transferrable skills that you can use at any university or in your professional career.
You will be pepared to be more qualified for university admission.
You can use your skills for further study or in the job market.
You can study at a university or enter the IT business sector.
You can study at a university.
The Partnership for Digital Learning and Increased Access (PADILEIA) produces and delivers blended higher education programmes to Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon and to local Jordanian and Lebanese students. Students can access curricula that provide micro-credentials in relevant fields, augmented by student support services and affordable pathways into locally-delivered formal academic qualifications. The partnership aims to broaden access to high-quality educational programmes, provide a foundation for further higher education and prepare students for their futures
The project design includes three learning formats:
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