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
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.
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!
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
Another very popular source for online courses with many courses that are free:
Free Access to Up Learn for Children of NHS Staff
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:
You can purchase monthly subscription for $29.99 per month in order to watch further courses.
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:
Offers free online professional qualification courses with certification
Most popular Ted Talks/Youtube talks
- How great leaders inspire action by Simon Sinek (18:35 min)
- 10 ways to have a better conversation by Celeste Headlee (11:45 min)
- “Make your bed” University of Texas speech by Admiral William H. McRaven
- Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques by Matt Abrahams (58:19 min)
- Negotiation Skills: Former FBI Negotiator Chris Voss
- Artificial Intelligence by Sam Harris
Recommended magazines to read:
Harvard Business Review
Useful online resources for kids/young children:
- Curiosity Stream
- Beast Academy (Math)
- Khan Academy
- Creative Bug
- Discovery Education
- Crash Course Kids
- Science Channel
- SciShow Kids
- National Geographic Kids
- Free School
- Geography Focus
- Kids Learning Tube
- Geeek Gurl Diaries
- Mike Likes Science
- Science Max
*Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities.
*Pretend to travel the World and go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums.
*This is the awesome free curriculum. Everything from preschool activities to 12th grade is here!
*List of thinking games by grade:
First Aid Course
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.
Prayer timesFROM Tuesday, April 28, 2020.
- 04 : 29 Fajr
- 14 : 00 Zuhr
- 17 : 15 Asr
- 20 : 31 Maghrib
- 21 : 30 Isha