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David, a Belgian learner, shares how he was able to use edX courses to assist his colleagues and supplement his own work. You could call me a lifetime learner. I started working after I earned my Bachelor’s degree in finance and insurance. A few years later, following a career change, I started to take evening courses to get a Master’s degree in commercial science. After receiving the degree, I decided...

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Paul Reiners Chaska, MN | Age 55 My edX story started back in 1979. It was my senior year of high school. I took the ACT and scored 36 in Math and 35 Composite. However, for complicated reasons, I underperformed at school and didn’t apply to any good colleges, much less any excellent colleges. I’ve always regretted the fact that I did not go to...

Read More about Paul Reiners: Furthering His Education with HarvardX

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Kyoto University previously announced a competition for learners in their Evolution of the Human Sociality: A Quest for the Origin of Our Social Behavior course, wherein learners were asked to submit a research proposal as a coursework assignment. Two winners were selected, and won an all expense paid trip to Kyoto University. Rachel Ahn was one of the winners. During the summer before my final...

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Explore our courses and enroll today! Learn how to manage your own money, build accessible websites or become religiously literate. EdX courses offer a wide variety of subjects and skills from top universities and institutions. Find the course for you and learn something new.

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Akshay Kulkarni, age 22, a software engineer at Microsoft India, contacted us to share his inspiring story about how edX courses not only helped him rediscover his passion for programming, but also led him to a job at Microsoft.  My performance in high school and in the entrance exams to premier institutions was poor. As a result, I couldn’t get into any top tier colleges....

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Today honors Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights pioneer in America and beyond. MLK Jr. was an advocate for humanity, justice, education and service. Though a leader from the U.S., the King holiday is observed by more than 100 nations around the globe. It is a day to honor his work and his legacy. MLK Jr. was fully committed to education and to furthering human rights around...

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‘Tis the season of giving and today, December 1, is officially #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back, and this year, edX hopes you will support our nonprofit organization and mission to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere. Education is a human right, which sadly not all have access to. Donate to edX this #GivingTuesday and give the gift of free education to learners around the world. Your donation will help us create more in-demand and...

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Online Courses for Education Leaders to Drive Innovation Today, edX is proud to announce a new collaboration with Microsoft to develop online courses for K-12 school leaders to drive systemic change and improve education. Courses, which will be created by edX university partners – leading universities and colleges from around the world – will guide principals, superintendents and school leaders in improving their schools and...

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