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

Manage Your Cultural Orientation Classroom

Enhance Your Cultural Orientation




The courses are designed for individuals working directly in refugee resettlement and engaged in the implementation or delivery of Cultural Orientation.

Each course takes approximately 20 to 60 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. CORE also uses the data from the registration from to monitor and evaluate its programming.  

Registration is automatic. Once you sign up, you will receive a verification email to activate your account. If you do not activate your account, your account stays inactive. Accounts become inactive after 4 months of non-use. 

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. Password must include minimum a of 8 characters and must contain at least 1uppercase letter, 1 lowercase letter, and 1 number. 

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

Virtual Practicums combine live sessions with self-paced learning over a specified period, usually 3 to 5 weeks. CORE offers these hands-on learning opportunities throughout the year. Individuals should subscribe to the CORE Connection Newsletter or sign-up for CORE’s Online Courses.  

Accounts in CORE’s Online Courses go inactive after TK months of non-use. To have your account re-activated email Please do not sign-up with another email address as each individual is only allowed one account.  

 Individuals should use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome when using CORE’s Online Courses for the best experience. If you are using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome when using CORE’s Online Course system and are still experiencing issues, try to clear the cookies and cache in your browser.