We’re deeply troubled by Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and heartbroken by the escalating humanitarian disaster. This blatant and egregious violation of Ukraine’s nationwide sovereignty goes towards all we stand for as a corporation devoted to the facility of studying to raise society and convey alternative to each nook of the globe. We stand with the individuals of Ukraine and all those that urgently search peace.
In furtherance of that stand, efficient instantly we’re eradicating all edX course content material provided by Russian Universities – ITMO College, Nationwide Analysis Nuclear College MEPhL, Nationwide College of Science and Know-how MISiS, Peoples’ Friendship College of Russia (RUDN), and Ural Federal College.
What this implies in observe:
- New learners won’t be able to seek out or enroll in these programs at edX.org.
- We’ll work to make sure learners at the moment enrolled will have the ability to full their programs.
To help Ukraine’s tutorial establishments and college students, we’re additionally working with the Ministry of Schooling and Science of Ukraine to supply all Ukrainian faculties and universities free entry to edX On-line Campus for the foreseeable future. We wish to be certain that schooling stays a lifeline in a time of disaster and a pathway to alternative for college kids impacted by this devastating battle as soon as they’re secure and settled. By means of edX On-line Campus, faculties and universities can present their college students free entry to over 1,600 on-line programs and applications from the world’s main establishments and corporations, serving to college students proceed to be taught on-line whilst campuses shut and persons are displaced.
As we navigate this disaster, we are going to do all the pieces doable to make knowledgeable and simply choices, per our mission and values. We’re exploring methods to associate with refugee organizations in order that we will deploy or develop sources that the majority successfully deal with the wants of displaced Ukrainian college students. We hope to have extra to share on this work quickly. We thank our individuals, companions, and the hundreds of thousands of learners we serve for his or her belief in us and can proceed to have interaction this group because the state of affairs evolves.