At betterU, we are strongly driven by the aim to provide high quality online education for Indian learners through our partnerships with leading global educators. We are constantly focusing upon fostering new partnerships and enhancing existing relationships so that our subscribers always have the widest range of services to choose from, at their fingertips, enabled by a sophisticated, yet simple platform and user interface. It is with this aim and vision that we are proud to announce – our partnership with edX just got a whole lot bigger and exciting for you!

About edX

With a strong and noble mission to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere, edX was the ideal partner for betterU. Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is one of the world’s largest online learning destinations and MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) providers. It continues to be founded and governed by colleges and universities, ensuring that quality and access to education is always the top priority. The platform is also the only leading MOOC provider that is both nonprofit and open source. With over 90 global partners , edX offers courses from leading universities and corporations around the world, including global institutions such as University of Berkeley, Caltech, Cornell, Imperial College London, Cambridge, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, as well as Indian institutes such as IIT Bombay and IIM Bangalore. Over 7 million students globally are subscribed to edX’s 950+ curated online courses in multiple languages, including English, Mandarin, French, Spanish and Hindi.

edX and betterU

The partnership between edX and betterU is strong and one driven by common goals, with the MOOC provider being one of our first and largest partners. Since the inception, both betterU and edX have worked to improve the latter’s course offerings on our platform – to increase variety and allow Indian users to access top global education at a schedule that they get to decide. As a result of our discussions, we are now taking edX on betterU to a next level – introducing various new features, formats and courses in an attempt to provide more value to our subscribers than ever before:

  • Learn for The Joy of Learning: In a first of its kind partnership in India, betterU has worked with edX to provide some of their leading global courses to Indian audience for free in a MOOC format on the betterU platform. This means that you get full access to the course content, videos, lectures and interaction platforms – all by just registering with betterU. This effectively makes learning free and easily accessible to everyone!
  • edX Certification: While learners can audit selected edX courses on betterU for free, a small fee can get you a verified certification from edX which guarantees that you have taken the course. This certification is recognized by global recruiters and can add a lot of value on your CV, in addition to the learning from actually attending the course.
  • Enhance your Technical Knowledge: betterU and edX bring you a variety of technical courses on several topics to give you that edge at your workplace or in your personal business. These courses are curated by seasoned educators and updated regularly to include the latest updates information and curriculum. Subscribe to one of our technical courses such as Introduction to Cloud Computing, Introduction to R for Data Science, and Introduction to Python for Data Science provided by Microsoft on edX at betterU!
  • Or Become an Expert in the Sciences: edX’s collaboration with top Global Universities allows them to provide courses and interesting perspective from around the world on sciences – right from sociology, to world economics and modern science & technology concepts. edX at betterU has some very exciting courses such as Fundamentals of Neuroscience Part 1 – Electrical Properties of the Neuron from Harvard University, Astrophysics: Exploring Exoplanets from Australian National University and The Challenges of Global Poverty from MIT.
  • edX Curated Courses for India: betterU has analyzed the Indian education and job markets to identify skillsets that are most in demand, and joined hands with edX to provide curated courses with the best content and educators on betterU for you to enhance your skillset and become better at work!
  • Ever Expanding Collection of Courses: Guided and motivated by our aim to provide the best variety of courses from top global universities to our learners, we are continuing to add even more edX courses under multiple learning categories on betterU, providing you an ever expanding collection to choose from!

It’s all new with edX at betterU. Whether you want to learn for the joy of learning something new for free, or to advance your skillsets and career with certifications from one of the world’s leading MOOC providers, we have it all!

Check out edX at betterU today!