COVID-19 response

We all have things in the back of our minds that we keep meaning to do. Maybe you have an unfinished novel or screenplay that’s been stashed away too long. Or perhaps you’ve always wanted to learn how to play an instrument or speak another language.

There’s no better time than now to revive a neglected passion or pick up a new hobby or skill. Reading alone can transport you instantly to other worlds, different times.

For inspiration and motivation, browse our resource list.

Lifelong Learning
Thousands of free online courses from top universities around the world like MIT, Stanford, and Harvard

Class Central

Free access to course materials and expert opinion on topical issues

Open University

Build skills with courses, certificates, and degrees online from world-class universities and companies


The Open Learning Initiative offers textbook-replacement courseware built on decades of research

Carnegie Mellon

1,500 free online courses from top universities

Open Culture

67 courses for free one of the world's leading universities


Simple and easy way for people to gain new knowledge in less time than it takes to drink a cup of coffee

Go High Brow

A virtual world of art, reading and learning to explore and discover


Children learning by completing an exciting adventure to complete the 'Book of Codes'


Enjoy a virtual tour of Ithra’s awe-inspiring building and facilities


Listen to the ‘Mommy and Me’ podcast from Ithra


Children's Resources
Dedicated TV channel full of learning content, podcasts and educational videos


Science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History


Children discovering fun facts about their incredible planet

National Geographic Kids

Learn all about rainforests and the people and wildlife that call them home

Rain Forest

Ideas, information, and inspiration to encourage you to enjoy and share art with the kids in your life

Artful Parent

Expert-created content and resources for every academic course and level

Khan Academy

Children's Education in Arabic
Access in Arabic to courses taught and developed at top tier institutions like HarvardX, MITX, and UC BerkelyX


Free academic subjects in the Arabic language in all fields and majors


Choose from 255 technical courses in Arabic covering


Arabic online magazine to offer engaging and relevant content focused on technology and social media news


Immerse yourself in a world of art, culture, travel and social anthropology with AramcoWorld Classroom Guides


An educational platform for dependents of Saudi Aramco employees offering 60+ online learning resources


More than 4,000 courses available from a variety of leading content providers

Open Sesame

Focuses on soft skills, such as communication, empathy, and effective listening from a global leader in corporate learning


High-quality courses from the world's best universities and institutions to learners everywhere


The repository of UNESCO’s institutional memory dating back to 1945 covering education, natural and social sciences

Unesco Library

Advice on how to download free Kindle e-books

Amazon Kindle Free Books

Virtual Tours of Major Landmarks
Explore art from the leading galleries from around the world

Google Art & Culture

Explore the Brera Library, the Astronomic Observatory, the Botanical Garden, the Lombard Institute for Science and Art

Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan

Virtual tour of the Yosemite


Influential videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, tech and creativity

TED Talks

Known as one of the greatest storytellers in the world, long-form podcast explores history like no other

Hardcore History with Dan Carlin

American public radio program which discusses socioeconomic issues for a general audience


A great guide on the most important stories at the end of each day

Today Explained by Vox

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