Trending Free Opportunities of the Month
While the whole world has been locked in the home due to the most horrendous Coronavirus pandemic, you can surely turn this crisis into opportunity by learning new skills and grooming yourself. Here are some Trending Free Opportunities of the Month courses, scholarships, competitions, and volunteering opportunities you can choose to make most out of your Coronavirus Pandemic time.
The list of Trending Free Opportunities of the Month are:
All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the U.S. News and World Report national university rankings. These Ivy League schools are also highly selective and extremely hard to get into. But the good news is that all these universities now offer free online courses across multiple online course platforms.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, which were adopted in 2015, will determine the course of the global social, ecological and economic agenda until 2030. Information about the different SDGs is abundantly available but a comprehensive framework that brings them all together coherently is often lacking.
This course provides a general and accessible academic introduction to SDGs in all its facets. A highly interdisciplinary team of experts will offer their insight into the intricacies of the matter, while practitioners in the domain of the SDGs are closely engaged in the discussion.
This list of completely free online Coursera courses contains a number of highly-rated MOOCs, including a few from Class Central’s Top 100 free online courses of all time. In fact, Coursera’s two most popular MOOCs by far — Barbara Oakley’s Learning How To Learn and Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng’s Machine Learning MOOC — are also part of this list. Courses from 178 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list. Around 37% of the courses are not in English.
The British Council’s four Understanding IELTS courses will give you a complete guide to everything you need to know as you prepare for the IELTS test. This course focuses on the reading test. You’ll explore the format of the test and the kinds of text you need to read, and develop learning strategies to help you tackle the different task types, from multiple choice to true, false, and not given.
This course focuses on the speaking test. You’ll look in detail at the three parts of the test and learn about the four criteria that will be used to assess your spoken English. The tips and techniques will help you improve your English speaking and build techniques to help you succeed. Through practice activities, you’ll build confidence and feel fully prepared on test day.
Harvard University Business School offers Free Online Business Lessons. Now is the perfect time to advance your career. Gain access to free, interactive business lessons you can complete fully online—on your own time—while engaging with a community of learners from around the world.
Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner and Professor Andrew Metrick survey the causes, events, policy responses, and aftermath of the recent global financial crisis. The course contains Introduction to The Global Financial Crisis, the Common Causes, Housing and Mortgages, Safe Assets and the Global Savings Glut, The Housing Crisis, etc.
Prepare for the TOEFL® test and learn how to improve your score and English language skills from the experts who create the exam. This test preparation course, developed by the experts who create, administer and score the TOEFL test, will help English language learners improve their skills.
United Nations Online Volunteering Opportunities has been initiated with the aim of making a difference in the world by bringing organizations and volunteers working together for peace and development. The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide.
Online volunteering allows organizations and volunteers to team up to address sustainable development challenges – anywhere in the world, from any device.
Learn Spanish language online at your own pace. Whether you are learning Spanish to study or work abroad, this program will help you get started. The learn Spanish program will give you a general understanding of common words and phrases as well as basic grammar, Spanish pronunciation and conversation skills, allowing you to communicate in everyday situations according to the A2 proficiency level (elementary) as described in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL, Council of Europe).
COVID-19: Operational Planning Guidelines and COVID-19 Partners Platform to support country preparedness and response. In order to assist UN country teams in scaling upcountry preparedness and response to COVID-19, WHO has developed these learning modules as a companion to the Operational Planning Guidelines to Support Country Preparedness and Response.
Peace First will pre-approve grants of up to $250 for immediate costs associated with the ongoing or imminent social action project. Given health and safety concerns due to COVID-19, projects should follow guidelines from local authorities on social distancing.
Being an entrepreneur means more than starting a business. Anyone can benefit from developing an entrepreneurial mindset in their career and personal life. On this course, you will explore entrepreneurialism and learn how to behave in a more enterprising and innovative way.
You will share your knowledge and challenge your way of thinking about entrepreneurship. When you complete the full 60 credits, within the terms of the approved course, you will be eligible for the joint award of Coventry University’s postgraduate certificate and Deakin University’s graduate certificate.
British Council free online course is for English language teachers around the world. It will help you develop the skills and practices you need for your continuing professional development (CPD). British Council online course is part of their Teaching for Success: Practices for English Language Teaching program.
In the program, we will look at the 12 professional practices for CPD on the British Council’s teacher development framework.
University of Pennsylvania and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are jointly launching a free massive open online course on social norms and social change. The complete course, which consists of one theoretical and one practical part á 4 weeks coursework, is taught entirely in English.
Students who already attended previous sessions of the course rated the first part of the course with 4.5 and the second part of the course with 5.0 out of 5.0 possible points.
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