More than seven hours.
That’s neither the number of sleeping hours you need every night nor the number of working hours you need to put in within a day. That’s actually the average time you spend online every day in a week—given you’re a normal human being who identify with most young people included in the research.
While seven hours can be too much to swallow given we only have 24 hours in a day (imagine, that’s almost a third of your day spent online!), you can also think of it as an extra opportunity to learn something from the online world. You may be out of school already, but it doesn’t mean you should stop learning!
With the ever-increasing demand to go digital, online education is becoming more and more important! And you, as a young professional growing in your career, can make the most out of these exciting times. While online education includes a whole range of resources to choose from, online courses are one of the most popular and accessible to eager learners… like you. Have you tried taking one yourself?
We wrote awesome articles about online education, and also took the liberty of putting them together to save you the hassle. (You’re welcome!) Let’s get your online career development started, shall we?
Why Should You Take An Online Course As A Young Pro
Taking an online course may be convenient but it’s not a walk in the park, especially when you’re juggling time between work life and… well, your life outside work! It will require your commitment as you invest time, effort, and resources. Still thinking if online education is for you? Ask yourself these seven questions to find out!
Feel like your busy work schedule might get in the way of your online education adventure? Take a cue from these Pinoy celebrities who are living proofs that even a crazy workload can NOT take your chance to learn more and be better. Hooray for inspos!
There are simply things that aren’t taught in school but are essential for your personal and professional growth. Did you know that taking an online course doesn’t only teach you technical skills but soft skills too? Yup, check out the article to learn what those five skills are. Win-win!
What Online Ed Can Do For Your Career
Are you interested to run your own resto or become the next CEO? Mind your own business… by taking these six awesome online courses! After all, there’s more to business than just money, money, and more money. Better come prepared with A+ business skills up your sleeve!
Want to take your professional career to the next level? If that’s a yassss, then taking an MBA course is a good first step! And the best part is… you can do it online. (Thanks, technology!) Study and work at the same time with these certified online masters programs offered by schools here and abroad.
Looking for jobs that can pay the bill? We say, look for online courses that lead to those jobs! And thank goodness, you don’t have to look any further because we already compiled four online courses you can choose from that can help you land a high-paying job. Go for it!
They say that the best things in life are FREE. (Yup, #capslockparaintense!) Do you believe that? If you need a lil’ more convincing, then check out these free online courses offered by Amazon’s AWS Educate. Not only are these courses free, but they also lead to cool web-based jobs that are highly in-demand nowadays. Whether you’re looking to grow your skill set or thinking of shifting career, this training is definitely worth your time!
Have you ever been in a situation where you’re torn to choose between your hobby and career? We believe you don’t have to be in the same situation again! Through taking these online courses, you can fuel your passion and have a meaningful career at the same time. Now, that’s a win-win situation you want to be in!
Where Do You Sign Up
Already convinced to start your online education adventure? Assuming that’s a yassss, the next important decision to make is choosing the right school for you. And tbh, there are A LOT of schools in the country that offer online courses. Skip the hassle and go through our list for your future alma mater. (You can thank us later!)
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, or TESDA as you might be more familiar with, has been providing Filipinos various work and skills development opportunities for more than two decades now. But did you know they already offer online courses? Yup, you read that right! And the best part is, even working professionals like you can benefit from it. So what are ya waiting for? Go ahead and check out our list of TESDA online courses!
If you’re still deciding where to take an online course, know that the accredited schools we mentioned and TESDA aren’t your only choice. When it comes to learning, the sky’s the limit! Thanks to the ever-growing online community, there are plenty of online course websites you can choose from. And get this—these courses are free!
Technology has pushed the bounds of human experience more than we could’ve ever imagined. And it still does! With people living online as much as they do offline, we can only be thankful for these growth opportunities and maximize it like we should for online education. Who knew you can develop personally and professionally with just one click?
Interested to learn more about online education opportunities you can take? Read more about it on the College Life blog section. If you want more tips and advice to grow in your career, head to our Moving Ahead blog section at Edukasyon.ph!