What will the future of education look like? When you ask education experts, they will all give you the same answer: The future of education is online. Education will be accessible for everyone – wherever you live, whenever you want. All you need is an internet connection and the motivation to learn.
As for achieving your personal goals, there has never been a better time to acquire new skills.
Discover Digital Weekday’s Top 5 educational organizations that are shaping the future of education and how you can start learning online today:
Language Skills: Duolingo
Today, learning new languages is easier than ever before. Duolingo is a language-learning website and mobile app. Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. You can learn 37 languages, earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up. The app and the website are accessible without charge, although Duolingo also offers an ad-free premium service (DuolingoPlus) starting from USD 6.99 per month.
Business Skills: IBMI
Business and management skills are essential to advance your career. The International Business Management Institute (IBMI) in Berlin offers 28 certified online courses and 8 online programs in the fields of business, management, governance, and economics. You can even complete an online business management program and receive a “Mini-MBA” certificate. Prices start as low as USD 9.99 per course including your personal course certificate.
Coding Skills: Codecademy
Creative Skills: Skillshare
Creativity can be learned and it is a skill that can be developed. It will help you to transform your ideas into remarkable projects. Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes for creative and curious people, on topics including illustration, design, and photography. Although Skillshare doesn’t offer certificates, it’s a great platform to gain knowledge. Skillshare‘s team plans start at $99.00 per team member, billed annually.
Fitness Skills: Freeletics
To stay fit you should always challenge both your mind and your body. Exercising and regular workouts help you to keep in shape. Freeletics is a sport where you train with your own body weight only. It is a great option for anyone who travels frequently and needs the assistance of an app to guide them along. The free version offers a variety of workouts and the paid version – starting at USD 11.99 per month – even includes a digital personal trainer.
Those who consistently succeed are those who are best at learning new skills. Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and many more top performers dedicate a lot of their time to learning a variety of skills that allowed them to be where they are today. Learning new skills increases your motivation, makes you more adaptable and helps you advance your career.
How will you be approaching your online education?