Several years ago, the term ‘upskill’ would have been considered corporate jargon. However, the recent transition from brick-and-mortar offices to virtual spaces has created an urgent need for professionals to prioritise continuous learning to remain relevant in the ever-changing workplace.

5 E-Learning Platforms that Should Be on Every Professional’s Radar

5 E-Learning Platforms, The World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report predicts that more than 50% of the world’s working population will need reskilling by 2025. But, thanks to technology, more South Africans have access to a lifeline: online courses that will equip them with professional skills in demand in 2022 and beyond. “An online course opens up countless opportunities for professionals to develop existing skills to advance in their field or learn new ones so they can make the career transition they’ve always dreamed of,” says Lianne Williams, Marketing Director at Vuma. “These courses develop a range of skills, including new ways of thinking, which is especially useful when we find ourselves stuck in everyday routines.”

Alison is one of the world’s largest free learning platforms for education and skills training. It offers a range of over 4,000 free online courses to choose from, including business analytics, graphic design and even health care. The platform helps you study a short course of your choosing from just about anywhere and at any subject level – all you need is a high-speed internet connection. Alison is the ideal learning platform if you’re unsure where to begin online studying. That’s because it features a helpful guide that offers specific options depending on whether you want to upskill, change careers, or explore hobbies or interests.

If you’re looking to break into a new field, like information technology or data science, you’ll love what Coursera offers. 5 E-Learning Platforms , The platform works with over 200 world-class global universities and organisations, including Google, IBM, and Stanford, to provide online short courses that will get you job-ready for an in-demand career. Coursera’s courses cover a range of subjects and offer flexible and affordable learning opportunities. Best of all, you can get on-demand online lectures on your desktop or mobile devices that work around your schedule. The platform also offers the choice of guided projects to learn job skills and industry tools quickly, free courses if you’re looking to gain new knowledge, or specialisations to master a specific skill or professional certificates.

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