Thanks to Lisa Ramirez (TechWomen Mentor and Director at Juniper Networks), for her recommendations for some of the best E-learning sites available. These sites do not care where you are, so technical professionals in Yemen, Libya, Gaza and other locations limited by conflict or political circumstances who have web access, time and a desire to learn can improve their knowledge despite travel restrictions. This is a work-in-progress and more information is welcome: Please send suggestions! Updated 6 October 2016
Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take.
- Future Learn
A private company wholly owned by The Open University with 99 partners from around the world – including many of the best UK and international universities.
- Khan Academy
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.
- Stanford Online
Stanford Online offers a variety of professional education opportunities in conjunction with many of the University’s schools and departments, and free online courses taught by Stanford faculty to lifelong learners worldwide.
- 50 Top Online Learning Sites – from Best College Reviews, dated 2016
- The 10 Most Popular Free Online Courses For eLearning Professionals
– Article by Christopher Pappas, dated 16 December 2014
- 50 Top Sources of Free ELearning Courses – from Teachthought website, dated 26 September 2012
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