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2.12. External Resources

GCF Global

GCF Global (also known as GCF Learn Free) is a program of Goodwill Community Foundation┬« and Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC Inc. For more than a decade, GCF Global has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. 


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EdX was founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012 and is a website offering free courses spanning subjects such as business, chemistry, education, electronics, history, law, and many more. Courses are offered through world-renowned universities, organizations, companies, governments, and non-government organizations such as Harvard, MIT, Amazon, and the Smithsonian. Courses are offered for free, but students can pay a nominal fee to obtain professional certificates and micro-master programs.


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Future Learn

Future Learn is a website based out of the UK offering degrees, as well as free online courses that cover things like business, nature & environment, politics, literature, and many more. They are partnered with many international universities and offer flexible programs for anyone.


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Alison is a website offering certificate courses, diploma courses, and learning paths. Some are free, and others are paid. The best attribute about Alison is that the offer courses for skilled trades like plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, and motor.


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Khan Academy

Offering free courses covering subjects such as math, science, college, careers, personal finance, and many more. They are partnered with many renowned institutions such as NASA, the Museum of Modern Art, and MIT. Also offering test prep for many standardized tests.


Website: khanacademy.org/ new window

Academic Earth

Offering free courses covering things like art history, business, healthcare administration, social work, and many other subjects. They show video lectures through YouTube all from real classroom settings.


Website: academicearth.org/ new window

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