Education is one of the most important tools out there. I’m a strong believer that you should never stop learning even after you’ve gotten your formal training.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
– Nelson Mandela
With all that’s happening in South Africa concerning education at the moment I thought I’d share some sites or resources for furthering your education available out there.
I will say as a disclaimer they all require a good working internet connection and I know that might be an issue for some people.
So I came across these sites as I had been looking to further my own studies and my team leader advised that I really don’t need to only be looking at traditional institutions like universities and colleges as there are so many more options out there. After doing some research of my own, I found a couple of sites that are really good for furthering your education.
Sites to visit
This is what I’m using at the moment to further my education through. They have thousands of free courses available as well as paid courses. Tip: they have major sales on their courses (like up to 90% off). So if you’re patient, wait.
They also have a mobile app so you can study on the go. You will also receive a certificate upon completion.
I have a few friends that are using Coursera for their learning. It basically has all the features of Udemy like thousands of free and paid courses, an app to study on the go and a certificate upon completion.
They collaborate with institutions all over the world to offer a variety of courses
3. Get Smarter
If you’re looking for a local option Get Smarter is based in Cape Town although it’s also based in London. They however also collaborate with local institutions like UCT in their course offering.
There are tons of other resources available out there. Please feel free to share any other sites you know of below.
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