Learn a New Skill

Learn a New Skill

Below are some useful online links to courses that Khuddam (and Atfal) can do during this lockdown or self-isolation.

Free online courses

Using Time Wisely - Short Video

MKA Horticulture Society - Learn how to plant radish

Learn how to plant potatoes

Horticulture Competition


Learn more about the MKA Horticulture Society.

The Skills Toolkit

The Skills Toolkit is made up of free online courses, tools and resources to help you improve your digital and numeracy skills. The Department for Education has consulted some of the country’s leading educational experts and employers to make up a collection of high quality resources to suit a range of interests and skill levels.

Click here for more information.

Free Code Camp

This website gives details for 450 Ivy League courses that are free and covers a wide range of subjects. Why not take advantage of these courses from some of the most prestigious universities in the world!

freecodecamp – 450 League Courses

The Open University

The Open University has made available a number of free courses for this period of lock down. These can all be found at https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue

Coursera

Another very popular source for online courses with many courses that are free:

https://www.coursera.org/

Uplearn

Free Access to Up Learn for Children of NHS Staff

https://uplearn.co.uk/blog/free-access-to-up-learn-for-children-of-nhs-staff/

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning has unlocked free online courses about working-from-home and how to stay productive in several languages. You don’t need to purchase license in order to watch these:

Remote Working: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success 

Or https://www.linkedin.com/learning/paths/remote-working-setting-yourself-and-your-teams-up-for-success?accountId=104&u=104&success=true&authUUID=j6dPrXvJTO2DmR6aoSg%2BMw%3D%3D

You can purchase monthly subscription for $29.99 per month in order to watch further courses.

Udemy

Udemy is the leading global marketplace for teaching and learning, connecting millions of students to the skills they need to succeed.

There are over 6,000 free online courses to choose from:

https://www.udemy.com/courses/search/?src=ukw&q=free

Vision2Learn

Offers free online professional qualification courses with certification

https://www.vision2learn.net/courses

Most popular Ted Talks/Youtube talks

  1. How great leaders inspire action by Simon Sinek (18:35 min)

https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action?referrer=playlist-the_10_most_popular_tedx_talks

  1. 10 ways to have a better conversation by Celeste Headlee (11:45 min)

https://www.ted.com/talks/celeste_headlee_10_ways_to_have_a_better_conversation?referrer=playlist-the_10_most_popular_tedx_talks

  1. “Make your bed” University of Texas speech by Admiral William H. McRaven

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaQZFhrW0fU

  1. Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques by Matt Abrahams (58:19 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAnw168huqA

  1. Negotiation Skills: Former FBI Negotiator Chris Voss

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPfhZsAGsEI

  1. Artificial Intelligence by Sam Harris

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vm9CwlBI8uA

Recommended magazines to read:

Harvard Business Review

https://hbr.org/

National Geographic

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/

Forbes

https://www.forbes.com/

Chatham House

https://www.chathamhouse.org/

Financial Times

https://www.ft.com/

Useful online resources for kids/young children:

- BrainPop

- Curiosity Stream

- Tynker

- Outschool

- Udemy

- iReady

- Beast Academy (Math)

- Khan Academy

- Creative Bug

- Discovery Education

YouTube Channels:

- Crash Course Kids

- Science Channel

- SciShow Kids

- National Geographic Kids

- Free School

- Geography Focus

- TheBrainScoop

- SciShow

- Kids Learning Tube

- Geeek Gurl Diaries

- Mike Likes Science

- Science Max

- SoulPancake

*Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities.

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

*Pretend to travel the World and go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums.

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

*This is the awesome free curriculum. Everything from preschool activities to 12th grade is here!

https://allinonehomeschool.com/

*List of thinking games by grade:

https://allinonehomeschool.com/thinking/

https://www.starfall.com/h/

https://www.abcya.com/

https://www.funbrain.com/

https://www.splashlearn.com/

https://www.storylineonline.net/

https://pbskids.org/

https://www.highlightskids.com/

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

https://www.coolmath4kids.com/

http://www.mathgametime.com/

https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

http://www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/

https://www.switchzoo.com/

https://www.seussville.com/

https://www.turtlediary.com/

https://www.e-learningforkids.org/

Career Advice

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/

First Aid Course

https://www.firstaidforfree.com/

Do you know something we have missed?

Have you come across any webpages that you would like to share with us? Let us know and we can add it here.

aet@khuddam.co.uk

sot@khuddam.co.uk

Prayer times

FROM Tuesday, April 28, 2020.
  • 04 : 29 Fajr
  • 14 : 00 Zuhr
  • 17 : 15 Asr
  • 20 : 31 Maghrib
  • 21 : 30 Isha