The Best Online Education Platforms For Filipinos

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Mar 07, 2019

Online courses are one of the best opportunities anyone can take. Online learning lets you sharpen your skills on various topics. Moreover, you get to explore careers at no cost.

And you’ll be glad to know that free online courses are incredibly abundant online. Now the question is which one to pick. So let’s narrow down your search. 

Here are the three best online learning platforms where you can find online courses:  

1. AWS Educate 

Source: aws.amazon.com

AWS Educate is a global initiative created by Amazon.com, one of the world’s largest tech giants. The platform has a strong education-to-career focus.

Get access to 11 different learning pathways to web-based technologies, including subjects co-created with experts from Harvard, MIT, Caltech, and more. AWS Educate provides learning material on data science, machine learning, and web development at zero cost.

Once you finish a learning pathway on the platform, you’ll be able to access the Amazon Job Board with hundreds of career opportunities around the world.

Register now to gain all of these benefits!

How to sign up:

  1. Access the AWS Educate registration form.
  2. Select “Edukasyon.ph” as your institution name.
  3. Fill out the rest of your information and click ‘Next.’
  4. Select AWS Educate Starter Account.
  5. Verify your email address to set up your password, and start your online learning!

Notes: 

  • You have to be 14 years old or older to sign up on AWS Educate.
  • Your graduation date has to be a future date.

2. Coursera

Source: toptools4learning.com

Coursera is not a new name to online learners. This massive open online learning (MOOC) platform has a huge database of online courses. Study subject matters on different levels, from video lectures to peer-reviewed assignments. The platform offers free courses on negotiation, algorithms, financial engineering, philosophy, and so much more.

How to sign up:

  1. Browse through available courses at Coursera.
  2. Sign up for an account on the Coursera registration page.

3. edX

Source: play.google.com

edX is another MOOC giant just like Coursera. The platform offers many courses created by MIT, Harvard, UC Berkeley, and many more. 

edX stands out from other MOOC’s because it continues to be an open source platform (i.e. educators from around the world can modify or enhance the online courses)—providing you high-quality learning material! 

How to sign up:

  1. Browse the different courses available on edX.
  2. Sign up for an account on the edX registration page.

The world wide web is your oyster! Find out more about online education to learn new skills for university life and employment.  

 

 

Written By:

Martin Asuncion

Martin is a Business Development Manager for Edukasyon.ph. Passionate about data and how it can help people make better decisions, he took up AB Economics & BS Legal Management. Cars, racing, traveling, and culture are among Martin's other interests. You're likely to find him hanging out in coffee shops late at night or all greased up working underneath cars.

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