There are two types of people: those who work hard, and those who study while working hard. If you’re wondering how they do it, it’s because they enroll in online courses. Not only do they get more academic knowledge, people can also get new skills they can add to their resumés.
Women, particularly those with kids, take online education because it’s convenient and easy for them. Another explanation according to Carol Aslanian of Aslanian Market Research is that they are working in professions that need continuous education, and additional degrees and certificates.
Online education is also a great opportunity for women to take up STEM courses and other courses in fields that are dominated by men. If you’re looking for reliable sites where you can take up lessons in tech, business, and so on, see the list below.
TESDA is meant to teach vocational courses that will help people, especially those with lower income, start their own businesses and build their resumé for potential work opportunities. One field that’s stereotypically meant for men is automotive and car servicing. But if you’re a woman who’s interested in vehicles and want to learn how to fix them, feel free to enroll in the self-paced courses in Automotive Battery Servicing and Diesel Engine Tune Up.
Although the gaming community is made up of mostly women now, there’s still a gap in female representation in the industry. Full Sail has a lot of game-related courses, and Game Design is one of those courses that offer online options. Once you enroll, you can get a 29-month education for a bachelor’s degree. You will learn about “both systems and level designs that will prepare you to prototype and evaluate your game projects.”
This site has several courses from many prominent universities in the world. Algorithms is part of Stanford University’s programming field, which teaches the basics “with emphasis on applications and scientific performance analysis of Java implementations.” If you want more motivation to pursue this, know that programming still has a gender disparity problem and you can be one of the women who can change that landscape.
Learn about the basics of stock investment and enhance your trading skills with the Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc.’s free learning materials. Here, you can find readings, videos, webinars, and podcasts that will greatly help you in your endeavor. There’s also “Market Talk,” which is an interactive tool that lets stock market hopefuls to gather information and learn to make decisions and solutions to investing challenges.
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