5 Best Websites for learning new skills freely in Pakistan

learning new skills freely

Learning new skills freely: Online education is gaining popularity as a new means of learning new skills freely around the world. The main reason for popularity of this medium is flexibility, learning at your own pace, quality education and especially accessibility of learning at almost zero cost. Different organizations are providing this facility on the name of “Massive Open Online Course” (MOOC) to facilitate more and more participants via the web.

Learning new skills is very critical for starting your own business or grabbing new job. For this, these MOOCs’ provider offering world class education at low cost to make you ahead and successful in your life and career.

Following are the most important MOOCs providers offering variety of courses in partnership with world top class universities:

1. Coursera

Coursera is providing worldwide free learning facility and access for their online courses in the field of social sciences, engineering, technology, business, medicines and many other disciplines. This free online learning platform partnered with the world’s top universities like Yale University, University of Michigan, HEC Paris, IESE Business School, Stanford University and many others world top universities is offering free courses without limits with the help of video lecture, case studies, assignments as well as online interaction with teachers and other students.

You also have an opportunity to get verified certificate of various specialization after paying small amount of money or a free statement of accomplishment from Coursera that is offering more than thousand courses in partnership with top universities. Learning material is available in French, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, German and English.

2. edX

edX created in May 2012 is a nonprofit organization and a popular MOOC provider which is offering university level courses in wide variety of disciplines to earn certificates through their partner schools. The purpose of this online learning platform is to narrow the skill gap for better employment by providing low cost education. At present, edX offering introductory to advance level courses in the field of Management, Art & culture, architecture, computer science, data analysis and many more .

edX partner with world class universities like Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of technology and many others world top universities in different region.


Codecademy since its creation in 2011 is one of the world’s largest online interactive platform to learn coding skills & languages like Python, PHP, Ruby, HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript and Angular JS.

Codecademy is adopting new and networked approach to learning through web and mobile-based platform. Thus, if you wish to learn new skills to improve your life and employment opportunities, join Codecademy to enjoy best learning experience.

4.Khan Academy

Khan Academy with slogan of “you can learn anything” is offering free education almost on every subject such as math, science, economics and finance, computing etc. Khan Academy created in 2006 is providing quality learning through video lectures as well as adaptive web-based practices exercises available on their own website, YouTube or even at their Facebook page. This is a best source to learn and to get help in homework, particularly to improve grades for anyone, anywhere in the world.

So, if you are parents or students you can get help from Khan Academy’ video lectures and practice quizzes based on easy & interactive teaching style.

5.MIT Open Courseware

MIT Open Courseware offers partly free online undergraduate and graduate level- courses on different subjects such as business, engineering, education and many more with the help of video lectures, notes, interactive simulations and textbooks.

Therefore, what you waiting for it is an amazing opportunity to learning new skills freely at your home; only you need internet, laptop or PC.

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