There are currently loads of companies opening their virtual doors to freebies. Check out our recommendations for places to go to access free Learning and Development.
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Free University Courses
Future Learn offers free courses provided by Higher Education institutions across the UK including UOL. You will need to create an account to access the content but it is free and easy to sign up.
They have just launched a range of remote working and digital skills courses that might help in this time of remote working and isolation.
The Open University
The Open University has lots of different free courses for you to try, including; History & the Arts, Money & Business, and Society, Politics & Law.
Free Learning Platforms
We all have free access to LinkedIn Learning through our @leeds.ac.uk accounts. There is no better time to start as every time you watch a video on LinkedIn Learning between Monday 23 March and Friday 24 April, you’ll be entered into a prize draw to win one of three £100 Love2Shop vouchers, with Easter Egg runner-up prizes.
See the quick start guide on the UOL IT website
Bettakultcha is a night of presentations in Leeds by passionate people about things they love, hate, find interesting, or just want to vent. There’s no censorship, rehearsals, or reruns. Every speaker must meet the three rules – 20 slides – 15 seconds each slide.
Take a look at their Youtube channel.
TED has always been a free platform to watch thousands of talks on hundreds of topics but they have started to live stream a daily conservation series TED Connects: Community and Hope.
Take a look at 16:00 (12pm ET) each day to join the daily conversation. You can also access thousands of talks on the main site.