Founded by Harvard & MIT in 2012, edX is a non-profit online learning destination that offers a range of high-quality courses from some of the world's best universities and institutions including Berkeley, Harvard, University of Adelaide and Boston University. This opens up new learning experiences with over 900 courses in subjects like computer science, entrepreneurship, data science, business, languages, engineering and more. In total edX have more than 90 universities and institutions from around the globe supporting the courses.
The simplest way for lots of people to start learning is to search online and find a course you either have the pre-requisites for or that you are interested in and can apply for. There are also some high-quality online courses for free on edx.org.
For a fee, learners can earn certificates to showcase their knowledge and advance their career, secure a better job or highlight on college applications. This is the commissionable part of the program. With edX, learners can master new skills, earn a valuable credential and improve their lives.