The Corona Virus has made the entire international community halt their daily lives and routines. It has changed how business work and people are now stuck at home for the time being. However, users can use this opportunity to pick up new skills or expand their knowledge from the comfort of their home. Here is a list of the some of the best online learning platforms you can use and explore to brush up on your skills during the quarantine period:
Udemy and Coursera
MOOC platforms have taken a stride in the past few years and platforms like Udemy and Coursera are a great choice if users are looking for a very large catalogue of courses at a reasonable price. It offers courses from business development, finance and accounting, to design, marketing and office productivity. These platforms are currently offering numerous free courses for the quarantine period, hence, users are advised to take full advantage of it.
Skillshare includes courses on numerous technical subjects, business and entrepreneurship, programming, writing, painting, personal branding and other creative topics as well. Skillshare works on a subscription model, which translates into a monthly or yearly fee allowing users to dive into a wide range of skills.
freeCodeCamp is an open source community that helps users learn how to code. They start with basic HTML and CSS, and then proceed to learning the programming language of the user’s choice. The platform covers practical tasks and small challenges that users can process at their own pace. They can also earn certifications for every milestone they hit, and get inspired by a supportive community. Moreover, freeCodeCamp has recently released the Coronavirus Academy, it’s own collection of distance learning programs for coders.
Duolingo is a large platform where users can learn any language with ease and is split into small interactive challenges. Users can choose their own path, unlock rewards, and suddenly decide to learn more than one language
Online cooking classes
This app allows you to learn how to cook from a Michelin chef. Massimo Bottura, whose name is associated with one of Italy’s finest restaurants, Osteria Francescana, recently announced the launch of his Instagram cooking course. It’s called Kitchen Quarantine and it’s a fun video guide to cooking basic stuff at home.