Everyone knows school is cool, but too few realise how much cooler it can be when you don't have to climb out of your pyjamas to go to class. That's just one of the many benefits of online classes, which come in a range of topics that can help you to explore a passion or advance a career. Find out how you can benefit from online courses, then get dressed (or don’t!) and find something fun to learn.
Who knew you could become an ace make-up artist at home? Or learn how to make herbal compresses and decoctions? Whether you’re looking to expand your skill set ahead of new career opportunities or just want to make your friends jealous, an array of programmes is available.
Beauty buffs can up their game with training that can cover everything from skincare to make-up to spa treatments. Aside from offering step-by-step tuition, these courses can also talk about what to do if you want to go pro.
Got a knack for decorating? Make the most of it and reinvigorate your space with an interior design course. Packed with great inspiration, these courses delve into use of lighting and colour, as well as planning considerations.
There can be an awful lot of distractions in contemporary life (while writing this, about 1,783 notifications have flown across our screens). A mindfulness course can help us recognize harmful patterns, as well as teach us to mitigate some stress and anxiety with techniques for mindful meditation and breathing.
There can be an awful lot of distractions in contemporary life (while writing this, about 1,783 notifications have flown across our screens). A mindfulness course can help us recognise harmful patterns and teach us to mitigate some stress and anxiety with techniques for mindful meditation and breathing.
If you’re curious about natural and alternative methods to healing, then this could be a fun, enriching class for you. A holistic therapist leads this course in charging, programming, and fixing crystals. And there are also tips for harnessing good and blocking bad energy.
Maybe you've been sitting on your idea for the next great novel for years or maybe you've just always wanted to take a stab at it. Either way, online writing classes can help you get it done. You can choose from courses dedicated to things like plot and structure, or you can do an all-in-one workshop that covers everything. You can even find content dedicated to children’s story writing.
If you can’t be parted from your smartphone camera, maybe it’s time to take that passion to a new level. Photography can be a way to observe and document the world around you, as well as an art form that affords countless opportunities for self-expression. To gain a foothold in the myriad options available in a digital SLR, start off with the basics, including exposure, ISO and aperture. Once you’re confident enough to shoot, delve into everything from fashion to travel to portrait photography.