(i) Learn about ALISON and its mission - It is important to ALISON that you understand our mission, the breadth of learning we provide, and the potential impact of ALISON, and free online learning for all.
See our ALISON Features page to review all services and opportunities provided by ALISON.
(ii) Study on ALISON - The best way for you to appreciate our high-quality free learning is to take a course! If you have not already done so, might we suggest basic desktop skills to start with? How well do your really know how to manage your PC/desktop, touch-type or sit in front of and use your PC safely?
Try our ICT Courses (ALISON ABC IT, Gmail), Touch Typing Skills, and Desktop Ergonomics courses.
(iii) Refer a Friend - Tell your friends, contacts, and work or study colleagues about ALISON. It is extremely important to us that our existing members recommend ALISON to their friends who will hopefully then become new learners. Quite simply, the more learners we have, the more free learning we can provide! Help us to help you by spreading the word about ALISON.
Click here to go to our "Refer a Friend" page.
(iv) Sign-up for ALISON Manager - Learners from over 5,000 organisations worldwide - including schools, local governments, colleges, non-profit and private corporations - are using ALISON to train staff and students in basic skills. If you have a group of learners, then why not monitor their progress online? It is very simple to organise.
Click here to learn more about using ALISON Manager.
(v) Spread the Word - In libraries, internet cafés, and computer labs across the world, you will find ALISON posters advertising the free learning available on ALISON. To encourage those you know to learn basic skills online, download an ALISON poster and display it in your local school, place of work, community centre, or wherever you deem appropriate.
If you would be happy to link to ALISON from your website, please click here to go to our 'Linking to ALISON' page.
We provide ALISON posters in over 200 languages so let us know what you need (see item (viii) below).
Click here to review or to download our posters.
(vi) Identify a Course - If you would like to study a course that is not yet available on ALISON, please let us know. We have many new courses on the way but by telling us what you would like to study, you will help us to prioritise our selections. Why not ensure that the learning needs of your local students, employees, region or country are being addressed on ALISON?
(vii) Identify a Publisher - ALISON shares revenues earned with established publishers of high-quality content, so that those publishers can provide their high-quality interactive learning to individuals for free. If you are an established interactive multimedia publisher, and you are interested in globalising your marketing channels, then we have opportunities to present to you.
(viii) Translate into Your Language - With registered learners in over 200 countries worldwide, ALISON is used by people of many different native tongues. In countries where English is not the spoken language, or among immigrant groups in English-speaking countries, ALISON is widely used to improve English comprehension skills. The interactive "SEE, HEAR, DO" learning on ALISON has been proven to improve English dramatically. To encourage study on ALISON by learners who have some knowledge of English, we provide our introduction posters, presentations, and brochures in multiple languages. If you are willing to translate our introductory marketing materials so that speakers of your native language can engage with ALISON more easily, you can start translating right away! Please click here. We are interested in accommodating every language.
(ix) Become a Referral Partner - If you are in a position to refer multiple training groups to learn on ALISON, then we would be happy to share with you the income we generate from the provision of these groups.
(x) Advise Us - The ALISON Learning Outreach Team is very keen to know how we might publicise ALISON and free learning in your country. Perhaps you can tell us who we should talk to in order to make ALISON better known? How can we integrate ALISON into your regional or national workforce training programmes to help your local workforce compete in an increasingly competitive world?
(xi) Add a Testimonial - Your endorsement of ALISON is very important. We have hundreds of testimonials online but yours is equally important to us. If you would like to compliment the ALISON service, it will encourage others across the world to investigate and adopt ALISON for their learning needs.
(xii) Send us Feedback - ALISON is a new service and we are still acquiring valuable information from our learning community as to how best to deliver and grow our free-learning service worldwide. Our aims are bold and ambitious but we need your help to achieve them, and every bit of support helps. Please let us know what you think. Tell us what we are getting right and, more importantly, what we are not. We are ready to listen and to act.