There are a large number of free online learning solutions which you may want to consider as an additional resource to complement your study with Merton Adult Learning.

Department for Education

The Department for Education have launched an online learning platform:
The Skills Toolkit (GOV.UK website)

Massive open online courses (MOOCs)

These allow many people to participate via the web. As well as traditional course materials such as filmed lectures, many MOOCs provide interactive courses, online quizzes and assessments, and forums where students, professors, and teaching assistants can collaborate.

The MOOC website provides a comprehensive list of MOOC courses.

Here are some other online learning providers that you may want to consider. They all offer free resources, but some also offer paid-for options.


There are a wide range of learning/study apps which can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Some apps are free or have free options but some are paid for or require subscription so please check with whoever pays your phone bill before you download them.

  • Coursera
  • Duolingo
  • Khan Academy
  • Lynda
  • Photomath
  • SoloLearn
  • Udacity
  • Udemy
  • Rosetta Stone
  • Busuu