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Private: Understanding and countering hate speech

The only course you will ever need to take on hate speech and ways to counter it.

For whom ?

This course is for anyone interested in taking action against online hate speech. If you are an individual activist, a member of a community, working for a civil society organization, or for a public authority, this course can offer you new insights and practical approaches to deal with online hate speech.

About this course

Whether you are taking this course out of curiosity or because you are a professional dealing with online hate speech on a regular basis, the Facing Facts course on online hate speech will give you new insights through a variety of interactive learning methods: videos, dynamic lectures, case studies, testimonies and quizzes are all included to facilitate your learning process!

  • Learn the best practices from experts in the field
  • Practice through a variety of case studies and develop your own ideas
  • Exchange, collaborate and communicate with other students for the best experience

The courses are running continuously in cohorts that are open for 6 weeks. Make sure you join the next cohort indicated on the right hand-side!

What you’ll get

  • The concept of hate speech: Recognize the nature and impact of hate speech and how it relates to freedom of expression.
  • Monitoring hate speech: Explore how monitoring can help to clean the digital streets and reinforce your advocacy work.
  • Countering hate speech: Consider the range of counter-actions possible within a framework of choices and determine which will be most suitable for you to achieve the desired change.
  • Online safety: Learn how to secure yourself online, both technologically and mentally.

Earn a certificate

Studies show that aiming for a certificate helps to keep the motivation throughout the course, as well as it increases the sense of achievement upon course completion. Since we are not for profit, by upgrading your course access to premium, you can also support the platform and further course developments. Enroll to the course now on the top of the page and upgrade your access there in order to earn a certificate!