Online Courses & Webinars

A cultural orientation trainer teaching refugees

Online Courses & Webinars

CORE offers self-paced online courses and webinars to help resettlement staff around the world deliver effective Cultural Orientation to refugees. Free to access, courses and webinars cover a range of topics and concepts including: the refugee resettlement journey, working with interpreters, applying adult learning methodologies, teaching specific Cultural Orientation topics, and guidance on integrating digital technology. This page features the full list of offerings and descriptions of courses that users can access through CORE’s Learning Platform. Registration is required. Courses take approximately 20 to 45 minutes to complete.

Online Courses

Introduction to Cultural Orientation

Principles of Teaching

Build Your Cultural Orientation Session Plan

Manage Your Cultural Orientation Classroom

Enhance Your Cultural Orientation


Teaching Specific Cultural Orientation Topics

Enhancing Cultural Orientation Delivery


The courses are designed for individuals working directly in refugee resettlement and engaged in the implementation or delivery of Cultural Orientation. Others who work in refugee resettlement may also find value.

Each course takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete. You can begin a course and return to it at a later time; the system will remember where you left off.

Yes, like all of CORE’s resources, the Online Courses are free.

CORE will only approve one account per user. If you need technical assistance accessing a registered account, please contact us.

CORE uses the registration form to verify users and ensure we are providing resources and support to all who work in refugee resettlement. Data collection is aligned with CORE’s privacy policy.

You will receive a confirmation email acknowledging your registration, and within two business days you will receive a second email confirming your account has been approved. At times, you may receive a follow-up email as part of the registration verification process.

To access the course go to the login page. Since you can return to the course at any time, you may find it helpful to bookmark this page.

CORE’s Online Courses are self-paced. You can complete and earn certificates based on your schedule and needs.

Use the Lost Your Password link to reset your password.

Sign-up for our eNewsletter, The CORE Connection, and visit both the Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange website and the CORE Resettlement Navigator website regularly.