Free Education With Free Certificates
A world with tuition-free education has long been started since 2000AD from MIT, Harvard and etc. But now, a world with free education and free certificate has just begun, paving ways for the global communities to abolish discrimination in academia, once for all. Although some of the courses are seemed to be basics and limited, it can be still used for start up. i.e the digital marketing, data science, web development, cyber security and etc.
Elsevier is an information and analytics company and one of the world's major providers of scientific, technical, and medical information. It was established in 1880 as a publishing company and to date, it offers about 54 'free education with certificates' courses for graduate studies.
Athlete Learning Gateway offers 28 'free education with certificates' for athletes and coaches. Sports psychology you can use to boost performance, manage health and to improve mental strength. Engage with Olympic athletes, elite coaches and great sporting minds! You’ll find exclusive insights and top tips.
Network of the Open University UK offers short courses for free. It offers numerous 'free education with statement of participation' although some of them are extremely mini courses. Some of these courses are partially considered for accumulative credit transfer.
The Saylor Academy, formerly known as the Saylor Foundation, is a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, DC. It was established in 1999 by its sole trustee, Michael J Saylor and offer about 50 courses with certificates. Saylor Academy is one of our member institutions for free education.
Aquent Gymnasium powered by OPENedX offers free, online courses for digital, creative, and communications professionals to equip them with in-demand skills and advance their careers.
UNITAR offers courses that run throughout the year or several times a year that are free-of-charge and open to the public. For more information about courses offered, please visit the main pages.
Code.org® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Code.org provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States and Code.org also organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world.
DataCamp is building the future of data science education. Our learners get real hands-on experience by completing self-paced, interactive data science training from the best instructors in the world, right in the browser. In fact, over 2 million learners around the world have completed over 100 million DataCamp exercises to date.
Learning at your fingertips Enrol Online is the place that is making the academic ambitions of every person possible by combining convenience with education. Whether you’re at the beginning or in the middle of your learning journey, we offer exposure to a wide range of fully funded courses. Enrol on the go with your tablet or laptop and take the simple steps in making lifelong learning effortless.
ALISON is a free online education platform that mostly focuses on workplace-based skills. It was founded in Galway, Ireland by Irish social entrepreneur Mike Feerick on 21 April 2007. It has 17 million registered learners, 3 million graduates and 2,000 courses available for free access in March 2020.
LinkedIn Learning is an American website offering video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. It is a subsidiary of LinkedIn. All the courses on LinkedIn fall into 3 categories: Business, Creative, and Technology.
Udemy, Inc. is an American massive open online course (MOOC) provider aimed at professional adults and students. It was founded in May 2010 by Eren Bali, Gagan Biyani, and Oktay Caglar. As of February 2021, the platform has more than 40 million students, 155,000 courses and 70,000 instructors teaching courses in over 65 languages. There have been over 480 million course enrollments. Students and instructors come from 180+ countries and 2/3 of the students are located outside of the U.S.
While we all use Google on a daily basis, most users don’t realize that Google also has a full-fledged course platform for online learning. As for the price… There no none! Most of these Google Digital Garage courses are completely free with included modules, no time limits, unlimited access, and videos. Once users have completed their chosen course, they will also receive an accrediated Google certificate that can be downloaded and put on a CV or resume. I have personally taken the “fundamentals of digital marketing course” which is 40 hours of value-packed content. Courses are also quite interactive which keeps users engaged and eager to learn more.
Up next on my list is a relatively unknown course provider by the name of Oxford Home Study. While this provider is better known for their diploma distance education courses, they also offer up a hand full of free online courses. This small selection of free courses (15 in total) include a free certificate with no hidden fees or nasty surprises. Simply sign up, start learning, then receive a certificate of completion once done.
OpenLearning Limited (OLL) is an ASX-listed educational technology company based in Australia that offers a social online learning platform that can deliver massive open online courses (MOOCs), short courses and online degrees. OpenLearning has worked with the University of New South Wales and Taylor's University to deliver the first MOOCs in Australia and Malaysia respectively.
Microsoft Docs is the library of technical documentation for end users, developers, and IT professionals who work with Microsoft products. The Microsoft Docs website provides technical specifications, conceptual articles, tutorials, guides, API references, code samples and other information related to Microsoft software and web services. Microsoft Docs was introduced in 2016 as a replacement of MSDN and TechNet libraries which previously hosted some of these materials.
If you are looking to excel your online technical skills from some of the best mentors and teachers in the world, Pluralsight is the place to start. And when I say the best, I really mean it. Pluralsight has partnered up with some of the largest companies in the world such as Google, Oracle, Adobe, Unity, and Microsoft to help deliver the classes. While Pluralsight is a paid service, users can sign up for a free 10-day trial to complete their chosen course. Once completed, users will receive a certificate via email.
One common thread I started noticing upon researching for this guide was that almost every large internet company has their very own free online learning platform. So it came as no surprise when I found out that Facebook too has an extensive library of free courses, training, and classes for those using their online properties. What makes this platform different from the rest is that students can take any of the 400+ micro online classes. However, instead of instantly receiving an accreditation or certificate, students will have to undertake an extensive exam to show what they’ve learned.
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