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Learn something new or improve your skills.
Online educational resources including "massive open online courses" or MOOCs are offered by universities, organizations and private companies. They are open to anyone with access to the Internet and offer short term, flexible or self-paced courses. Some courses and resources are offered for free, others require a fee.
The following resources are among the more popular examples of online learning courses and resources. Please note that they may include advertisements and costs for upgrading services. Inclusion of these resources in this list does not reflect an endorsement and users of this guide are responsible for evaluating and using these platforms.
Learn a Language
Duolingo is a free language-learning website and app and offers 81 different language courses across 37 language.
Coding and Information Technology
An Hour of Code with Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization that provides free online resources for students on school subjects. Resources include short lessons in the form of YouTube videos. The website and its content are provided mainly in English, but the content is also available in other languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Turkish, French, Bengali, Hindi, and German.
TED Talks are influential videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, technology, etc.
Professional and Workplace Skills
Find some free courses under different categories.
Find some free courses in data and information technology.
Find free courses under different categories. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. A fee will be charged if you want a certificate of completion.
Online Courses from Universities
Many universities now offer short online courses. Some of these courses are free and are suitable for independent and motivated learners.