Mobile learning service Funzi and Nigeria’s No. 1 recruitment website Jobbermanhave launched a vocational training program in Nigeria. The program aims to raise the skill level of talents in Nigeria, addressing the mismatch between job seekers’ skills and the job market’s requirements. This and future training programs aim to standardize many of the informal and certification-based job market sectors in Nigeria.
In late 2015 Funzi partnered with Hanken & SSE Executive Education to create the Business Lead 2016 integration program, the world’s first blended learning program that was targeted to asylum seekers who had completed academic studies. The program has leveraged mobile learning to increase the effectiveness of traditional offline learning.
Mobile learning service Funzi has launched the About Estonia information service for migrants with content partner IOM Estonia. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) office in Estonia provides assistance to migrants and works with government officials and integration initiatives. The About Estonia information service contains an overview of the Estonian society and its systems, easing integration of migrants.
Mobile learning service Funzi has launched information services for migrants with content partner The Newbie Guide to Sweden. The Newbie Guide to Sweden is available in English and meant for all newbies, meaning anyone new to and starting a life in Sweden. The course covers the topics of practicalities of settling in Sweden, getting a tax card and accessing social benefits as well as how and where to learn Swedish.
About Finland mobile learning course directed at migrants now also deals with animal protection and guide dogs, as well as the role of pets as family members in Finland. The factual course on Finland and it’s culture can be studied by anyone on their own mobile phone or other internet-connected device at http://www.funzi.mobi. The easy to use service is for everyone, and it is available in English, Arabic and Somali. The service is free to the user and works on a mobile phone internet browser.
The Finnish Immigration Service has launched a mobile learning course in cooperation with the mobile learning service provider Funzi. The course is about sexual equality and sexual health and rights and it is suitable for all asylum seekers. Asylum seekers can use their own mobile devices for learning.
Funzi has today published an Arabic version of the entrepreneurship course ”Founder 101” in its mobile service. The six-week course provides versatile information on entrepreneurship from planning to setting up a business. The entrepreneurship course is free for users and fits perfectly as a part of integration services for immigrants of whom many speak Arabic.
Funzilife Inc. launches a service for asylum seekers that delivers reliable information to mobile phone users. The service is easy to use and applies to all immigrants. It is initially available in an English version with multiple language versions under development. Funzi’s service contains trustworthy information from official sources that will enable immigrants to operate more efficiently and find the authorities in different stages of immigration. The service is free for the user.