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Khan Academy a non-profit educational organisation founded in 2006 by Sal Khan with the goal of using online solutions to provide free, quality education for students around the world. Khan Academy resources have been translated into over 30 languages and have helped millions of learners across the globe access learning tools that have allowed them to reach their full potential.

Khan Academy produces lessons in the form of videos while also providing additional exercises for learners and material to aid teachers. These lessons cover a broad range of subjects, including Mathematics, Science, History and Economics.

Their courses on Alison focus on science, technology and finance and have been created to aid professional development in those sectors.

Free, Online Courses Created by Khan Academy

  • Certificate Understanding Information Theory

    Understanding Information Theory

    1.5-3 hrs
    Where do our ideas about information come from? This course simplifies complex concepts in modern information theory.
  • Certificate Understanding Mortgages and Home Equity

    Understanding Mortgages and Home Equity

    1.5-3 hrs
    Learn more about the financial concepts behind mortgages and home equity before purchasing a property.
  • Certificate Introduction to Banking

    Introduction to Banking

    5-6 hrs
    Learn important modern banking practices in this free online course to understand how large banks operate globally.
  • Certificate Physics Normal and Contact Forces

    Physics Normal and Contact Forces

    1.5-3 hrs
    Get a better understanding of Newton's First Law of Motion, gravity, normal force and friction with this physics course.
  • Certificate Beginner Simple and Compound Interest

    Beginner Simple and Compound Interest

    1.5-3 hrs
    Learn more about simple and compound interest and how they are calculated with this free online accounting course.
  • Certificate Virtual Currencies: A Case Study of Bitcoin

    Virtual Currencies: A Case Study of Bitcoin

    1.5-3 hrs
    Learn more about Bitcoin and how it is used as an electronic payment system, with this free cryptocurrency course.
  • Certificate Biology - Cell Division

    Biology - Cell Division

    1.5-3 hrs
    Study mitosis, meiosis, embryonic stem cells and how cells divide and replicate in this free online biology course.
  • Certificate Introduction to Venture Capital

    Introduction to Venture Capital

    1.5-3 hrs
    Learn about the risks and rewards of venture capitalism in this free online finance course for small business owners.
  • Certificate Beginner Balance Sheets - Revised

    Beginner Balance Sheets - Revised

    1.5-3 hrs
    Learn how to use balance sheets to control your personal finances in this free online basic accounting course.
  • Certificate Physics - Gravity

    Physics - Gravity

    1.5-3 hrs
    Learn about the fundamentals of gravity and Newton’s Laws of Motion in this free online physics course.
  • Certificate Introduction to Common Medical Conditions

    Introduction to Common Medical Conditions

    3-4 hrs
    Learn more about common medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease as well as the importance of Vitamin C.
  • Certificate Understanding Risk and Reward in Finance

    Understanding Risk and Reward in Finance

    1.5-3 hrs
    Learn more about the role and importance of risk and reward in your financial dealings and investments.
  • Certificate Understanding Thermodynamics for Science and Engineering

    Understanding Thermodynamics for Science and Engineering

    1.5-3 hrs
    Learn more about the laws of thermodynamics, Avogadro's number, and the ideal gas law with this science course.
  • Certificate Chemistry - States of Matter

    Chemistry - States of Matter

    1.5-3 hrs
    Learn more about the states of matter and how objects change their form in this free online chemistry course.
  • Certificate Currency Exchange

    Currency Exchange

    1.5-3 hrs
    Learn about currency exchange, treasury bonds, trade imbalance, and the American-Chinese debt loop with this course.
  • Certificate Chemistry - Gases and Their Properties

    Chemistry - Gases and Their Properties

    1.5-3 hrs
    Improve your understanding of the characteristics and properties of gases and learn how to calculate the Ideal Gas Law.
  • Certificate Introduction to Immunology

    Introduction to Immunology

    1.5-3 hrs
    Gain a better understanding of the immune system and learn how it can attack your own body with this immunology course.
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