GFC Learning Free Becomes the Second Largest MOOC Platform

The GCFLearnFree.org learning platform and its sister sites in Spanish and Portuguese (GCFAprendeLibre.org, and GCFAprendeLivre.org) have reached 35 million users.

This number ranks this MOOC platform as the second largest in the world, right behind Coursera (37 million registered users in 2018), and ahead of edX (18 million) and Udacity (10 million).

Supported by the Goodwill Community Foundation, GCFLearnFree.org has a strong base of learners on Microsoft Office-related courses, which come with certificates of completion and continuing education units (CEUs). The success of this initiative lies in its ability to provide practical knowledge to get good jobs. It helps unemployees, and assists with the necessary skills to increase salary and job satisfaction.

Goodwill is constantly changing its curriculum by adding new free MOOCs intended to enable people to maintain a relevant skill set.

 

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