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Due to the current pandemic and the restrictions that are present for us, here is a list of websites that offer classes from the world’s leading universities to help us all to keep learning.

All you need is a computer along with an email address. : Access to hundreds of open textbooks being used in BC, textbooks available to download onto your computer. : Coursera partners with more than 200 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. You can choose between free and paid programs. : Founded in 2012 with the vision that every individual has the potential to create change, whether in their life, their community, or the world. The transformative power of education is what unlocks that potential. Yet, access to high-quality education has been a privilege of the few. By opening the classroom through online learning, edX empowers millions of learners to unlock their potential and become change makers. : Take online courses from the world’s top universities for free. You will find 1,500 online courses from universities like Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Oxford and more.  You can use this collection of online courses to learn everything you want–from history, philosophy and literature, to physics, biology, psychology, and computer science. : Class Central is a search engine and reviews site for free online courses popularly known as MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. : Non-profit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

Most of these sites will require you to register for an account.