IOC launches new online educational platform for athletes

02 April 2014 21:57
Massive Open Online Course launched
Massive Open Online Course launched -

Recognising that many athletes face the challenge of pursuing their education whilst focusing on their sporting career, the IOC has developed an online platform delivering free, engaging, educational content to a worldwide athlete audience, in collaboration with a number of its commissions, including the IOC Athletes’ and Entourage Commissions. The IOC Athlete MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), this platform has gone live on 31st March 2014.

Bringing together Olympic champions, world-renowned coaches, leading academics and inspiring leaders, the IOC Athlete MOOC features academic lectures delivered by prominent institutions from around the world, video insights, online live events, discussion forums and various learning resources.

For detailed information and to access the platform, visit here:

FIS encourages its member National Ski Associations to spread the word among its registered athletes to take part in the platform.