The Civil Service College has partnered with Linkedin Learning. From May 2021, all civil servants will be able to access over 16,000 courses on Linkedin Learning.
Linkedin Learning’s team of industry experts is focused on creating engaging content that is relevant to employees, impactful to business, and produced in a way that keeps learners coming back for more.
Register with Linkedin Learning here
Civil Service Learning UK
This online portal is made available to us courtesy of the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and is the UK Civil Service learning portal.
It contains a wide range of courses and topics which can be accessed by using your government email address and when prompted select the FCDOOT as your department. You can access this portal on learn.civilservice.gov.uk.
The providers below are also an excellent source of FREE courses.
What is MOOC Learning?
All the courses below are MOOC courses, free and highly recommended by millions of learners.
Stanford Online offers a variety of professional education opportunities in conjunction with many of the University’s schools and departments. We also offer an array of free online courses taught by Stanford faculty to lifelong learners worldwide.
Princeton offers free, noncredit courses to students from around the world in a variety of subjects. These courses, offered through online platforms such as Coursera, edX, Kadenze and NovoEd, allow for interactive learning through the use of video lectures embedded with quizzes, a wide range of individual and group assignments, and online discussion forums. Princeton faculty are also using online environments to enhance certain classes on campus and engage students in new, highly interactive learning experiences.
Explore Harvard’s extensive, world-class online learning opportunities. We invite you to follow your intellectual curiosity, from podcasts and lectures to fully interactive courses and programs.
Carnegie Mellon University
Many college and universities around the world are using our courses and unique learning platform—and now you can too! You can access course materials at no cost to you and work at your own pace. Our learning platform gives you targeted feedback as you go, which helps you know if you are mastering a topic or if you need more practice.
With 5 million learners in 200 countries, ALISON is changing how the world learns. Recognised as the first MOOC (Massive Open Online Courseware), ALISON has increasing global reach and reputation. Some 600,000 people all over the world have graduated from free certificate and diploma courses on ALISON with more 10,000 sharing their stories of empowerment and success, giving testimony to the positive change ALISON has brought to their lives.
At edX, we believe in the highest quality education, both online and in the classroom. EdX was created for students and institutions that seek to transform themselves through cutting-edge technologies, innovative pedagogy, and rigorous courses. Through our institutional partners, the xConsortium, along with other leading global members, we present the best of higher education online, offering opportunity to anyone who wants to achieve, thrive, and grow.
Over 1,400 courses! Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online. Coursera is on a mission to empower people with universal access to the world’s best education, everywhere, for free. In three years we’ve brought over 1,000 courses to 14 million students worldwide, and we’re just getting started
32,000+ courses! We’re the world’s online learning marketplace, where 8 million+ students are taking courses in everything from programming to yoga to photography–and much, much more. Each of our courses is taught by an expert instructor, and every course is available on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace, on their own time, and on any device.
Saylor features two full discipline specific pathways — Business Administration and Computer Science.
Saylor Academy’s mission is sustained by the continued evolution of an open educational ecosystem, and we are dedicated partners in this movement. Saylor’s commitment to the open education ecosystem is founded not just on open educational resources and open source learning technologies, but also on open access to credentials, and ongoing open learning opportunities.
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. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We’ve also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.
Our student-centered online learning environment enables you to tear down the walls of your classroom and extend learning through a team-based, collaborative, and project-based approach at scale. This collaborative and engaged experience provides your students with a deeper understanding of the content by widening the range of interaction with you, the content and each other. More importantly, it helps the learners foster the competencies of creative thinking, collaboration, and communication in practice.
Open2Study is a MOOC built and managed by Open Universities Australia. Open2Study was launched in 2013 and serves over 600k students. The platform features over 35 million page views a year, 1.7 million unique visitors and a 96% student satisfaction rating.
Canvas Network offers open, online courses taught by educators everywhere. It provides a place and platform where teachers, students, and institutions worldwide can connect and chart their own course for personal growth, professional development, and academic inquiry.
Open University – Open Learn (UK)
Free OU course materials and other educational resources, delivered through a multi-award-winning website. Over 800 courses to choose from; many now including badges to earn and share to demonstrate what you’ve achieved.
Join 3,291,289 people learning together at FutureLearn. Try high quality online education – enjoy free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.
UC Berkeley Free Courses
From General Biology to Human Emotion, Berkeley offers a variety of courses.
Duke University Courses
Duke offers a variety of courses via Coursera.Duke University has about 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a world-class faculty helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world.
As one of the nation’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive continuing higher education providers, UCLA Extension gives you all the options and wide range of courses you need.
At Harvard Extension School, free and open learning is hardly a new concept. In fact, the Extension School was founded with this mission in mind: to create an affordable way for any motivated student to take courses at Harvard. We stay true to this mission today, offering several free courses and over 700 for-credit courses at reasonable tuition rates.
Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.
University of Toronto
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian university.