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Professional Certificate Programs: Delivering real job impact and critical skills you need to stand out

Today, we are proud to announce the launch of Professional Certificate programs, the latest offering to further our mission to increase access to education that today’s global, connected learner demands. Professional Certificate programs are a series of in-demand courses designed to build or advance critical skills for a specific career. Created by industry leaders and top universities, Professional Certificate programs help develop the skills and...

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25 Apr 2017
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New MicroMasters® Programs: Gain In-Demand Knowledge to Advance Your Career

Today, we are excited to announce 16 new MicroMasters programs from the world’s top universities. With 12 of our prestigious university partners, we are offering new MicroMasters programs across in-demand fields such as business analytics, digital product management, cybersecurity and data science. These programs build on the success of the MicroMasters product launch in September 2016, when edX and 14 international partners debuted 19 programs...

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28 Feb 2017
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Celebrating 10 Million edX Learners Worldwide!

Today, we celebrate an exciting milestone – our edX learner community is 10 million learners strong! As we mark this momentous occasion, we want to say a big ‘THANK YOU’ to you, our global learners. You inspire all that we do. Since edX was created in 2012, your accomplishments as a community of learners are incredibly impressive. Together, you have: Enrolled in more than 36,000,000 courses,...

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02 Feb 2017
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Marisol: A Lifelong Learner Taking Courses to Improve her Career and Fuel her Love of Learning

Marisol, 26, a learner from Northern California, U.S., shares how she’s using edX to help enrich her graduate studies, further her career and fuel her love of lifelong learning. The first edX course I ever took was a Philosophy course from MITx that I was inspired to take because I missed being a student. After taking the course, I realized that I wanted to get...

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21 Jan 2017
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What online courses should I take to prepare for college?

Refine your writing and language skills Get ahead in computer science Refresh your math knowledge Learn how to effectively communicate Train your brain to think critically If you’re headed to college later this year, it’s likely that you’ve already completed your application forms, sat entrance exams and will (hopefully!) accept an offer to attend a school. You might think you’ve done all you can to...

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16 Jan 2017
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edX Welcomes the World Bank Group

We are honored to announce that World Bank Group, a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world, has joined edX. The World Bank Group (WBG) is dedicated to innovating the way knowledge is shared around the world and, in 2016, it launched the Open Learning Campus to provide access to all of its learning offerings and expertise. “The vision...

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10 Jan 2017
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What are 5 Tips for Taking Online Classes?

Have a clear motivation in mind – identify why you are taking the online class Set small, manageable goals Sign up with a friend Take your learning on the go Have some skin in the game Here at edX, we’re committed to providing our over 9.5 million global learners with access to high-quality online courses from the best universities and leading institutions in the world....

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22 Dec 2016
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edX Welcomes Victoria University of Wellington

We are honored to announce that Victoria University of Wellington, one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence, has joined edX. With the vision to be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities, Victoria is dedicated to providing research that helps inform the way global leaders make decisions on issues from climate...

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21 Dec 2016
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edX Gives Thanks for our Community

Happy Thanksgiving from edX! Here in Massachusetts, the edX team is gathering with friends and family to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. As we join together to reflect on the things we all appreciate, we want to share how thankful we are for the edX community. We are thankful for… our over 9.6 million global learners who come to edX from every country in the world our 106...

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24 Nov 2016

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