The FAO elearning Academy offers multilingual self-paced elearning courses, accessible free of charge online and in downloadable format. The courses allow you to learn about a subject based on your individual needs and interests, and the format
allows you to study at your own pace, anywhere and at any time.
Our design approach is learner-centred, collaborative, multiplatform and multilingual. Course design starts with a detailed target audience analysis, is based on realistic and measurable learning objectives and includes knowledge assessment tests. A final evaluation certifies the acquisition of competencies, by granting a digital badge.
A preliminary thorough multistakeholder and multidisciplinary collaborative learning needs assessment, involving field practitioners and target audience representatives, is conducted to design a comprehensive curriculum.
The curricula are based on detailed analysis of target audience groups, including their roles, job functions and responsibilities and key job tasks, as well as the knowledge, skills and competencies required to improve performance and reach overall learning intervention objectives.
Each course has a clear purpose, realistic objectives that are measurable through knowledge tests and a final evaluation that certifies the acquisition of competencies through the digital badges system.
The FAO courses aim to give wide access to education worldwide, to geographically dispersed and marginalized individuals and to gender-biased communities.