Lesson 8: Who Uses Us + Our Partners

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People from every walk of life – and every country in the world – visit our site. 

From seniors learning computer basics to seasoned professionals brushing up on Microsoft Office skills to job seekers gaining new career skills to students practicing math, everyone can find something useful here.

Organizations use us too.

All sizes and types of organizations have benefited from our self-paced courses, including:

  • K-12 schools
  • Homeschool groups
  • Libraries
  • Career centers
  • Colleges
  • Correctional facilities
  • Churches
  • Community centers
  • Hospitals
  • Businesses
  • Government agencies
  • Nonprofits

Some of the more notable organizations using us include:

  • Autism Speaks
  • AARP
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Wal-mart
  • Whirlpool Corp.
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Compusoft
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • Learning.com
  • DigitalLearn.org
  • DigitalLiteracy.org
  • EveryoneOne.org
  • Tech Soup Global
  • Peace Corps
  • Salvation Army
  • Intel Education Service Corps
  • National Weather Corps
  • World Vision
  • Hackers for Charity

Our Partners

We’ve also established educational partnerships with several organizations in recent years. Here’s a sampling:


YouTube Learning

We’ve partnered with YouTube through its YouTube Learning channel, which aims to support both EduTubers who use the platform to share their knowledge and the millions of users who watch educational videos on the site every day. Through the partnership, we are curating and creating high-quality video content focused on career readiness. Topics include career planning, job search, communication skills, problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity.


Through our partnership with Google via its Digital Garage learning platform, we will help expand upon the company’s Grow with Google initiative to provide people with the skills and confidence they need to grow in their careers. Through the partnership, our Business Communication lessons are being shared with 1 million Europeans to help them find a job or grow their businesses by 2020. Additional program partners include FutureLearn, The Open University, and OpenClassrooms.


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