Registration now open to take Amnesty's first global human rights course
You can now register for Amnesty's first massive open online course (MOOC) on freedom of expression. Gain the knowledge to protect your rights, defend others’ and transform yourself into an agent of change.
Places are unlimited on our free course Human Rights: The Right to Freedom of Expression which will run for three weeks from 17 November to 8 December 2015.
Who can take the course
Everyone with online access can take this course, whether you are in school, college, at university, taking the course as a group, or following it on your own in your free time.
This first course will be delivered in English only.
What you will get from the course
You will gain the skills and knowledge to take action to defend the right to freedom of expression, association and assembly.
You will take part in a global human rights experience.
You will connect with participants from across the world. You will learn from activists on the frontline of human rights defence. And you will interact with international facilitators drawn from the diversity of the human rights movement, including India, Italy, Kenya, Lebanon, Norway, South Africa, UK, and the USA.
You will explore human rights through cases of individuals at risk, and discover what they look like in practice, bridging the gap between theory and the real world application of the right to freedom of expression.
What you can do
You will finish the course with the skills and knowledge to transform yourself into an agent of change.
You can claim your certificate at the end of the course.
You will empower yourself to join other human rights defenders in your area and online.
You will be prepared to take action for Amnesty’s annual global Write for Rights campaign and support Human Rights Day on 10 December 2015.
Subscribe to the Human Rights Education blog series
- Student portrait: “The course was eye opening to the brutal and sad reality of the world’s growing refugee crisis” - Nesha a lawyer from Trinidad and Tobago
- Student portrait – Yacouba: “I am proudest when serving others.”
- Student portrait: "I am always looking for opportunities to learn" - Gabrielle, a nurse in Montreal