Woohoo! 2016 is here! If you’re like us you’ve probably made a long list of goals and resolutions for the new year, a list of what skills you’d like to learn, and things you would like to do more of.

We might be able to help you tick off a few points. If you’re interested in bettering your creative knowledge and learning new skills to help you reach some of those goals then Ta-Da! We’ve put together a list of sites that provide FREE online courses. So you can learn and better yourself in your own time.

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“Teaching the world how to code”
Always wanted to learn HTML, CSS and more? Then look no further than Codecademy, who make easy to follow & beautiful tutorials.

https://www.codecademy.com/learn

2.

FutureLearn offers a large selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. They are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life. The course topics range from Forensic Science, to Animation.

https://www.futurelearn.com/about

3. 

CreativeLive is an online learning platform that broadcasts live classes to an international audience. Take free live art and design, photography, and crafting classes. Anyone can watch and interact with the instructors in real time.

https://www.creativelive.com/

4.

The Open University’s free online courses are often adapted extracts from their paid courses, so if you are considering going back into education this could offer you a starting block. They offer over 800 free courses on a wide range of subjects.

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses

5.

In 2009, Academic Earth built the first collection of free online college courses from the world’s top universities. They have broken down the most popular degrees in the fastest-growing industries.

http://academicearth.org/online-degrees/

 

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Alison is a six million-strong, global online learning community with free online courses from the world’s top publishers. They have a HUGE range of subjects, so you can find a course on anything from 3D printing to Yoga.

https://alison.com

Now get learning!