Education shouldn’t just be for children, adults should also keep learning to enhance their knowledge and skills. This can help if you are hoping to get a promotion at work; consider a career change or just for studying a subject that has always fascinated you.
With the power of the internet, you can now learn from the comforts of your own home. Before signing up for a paid online course/class, always look around for those that are reduced or at no cost.
Also, if you are time-poor, look out for courses which you offer flexible learning options and long duration to complete.
Another tip is that you should have a personal development plan (PDP). Don’t just do a course because it’s free. Do a course which will help you in the long run. Having a PDP will keep you on track as to why you are doing in the course if you feel demotivated.
Here are some free sites where you can find online classes for adults
Reed – this website gives you a list of courses which you can choose from. The courses are provided by third-party providers.
YouTube – a free source of materials that has videos to help you learn on the go. Simply use the search functionality for what you want to learn about and you will find many qualified instructors and experts on the platform. You can also find college lectures and public speeches, as well.
Duolingo – do you want to learn a new language? Then Duolingo is your go-to app with a friendly user interface that is simple to use.
HubSpot Academy – if you want to get to grips with the basics of sales and marketing, then HubSpot Academy is your website. You can work on certified courses or short courses.
The above are just a few of the courses/apps which are available.
You can get the full list of free online course websites here.
We wish you all the best with your learning journey.