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How to carry on learning now that you are an expat. The best online tools.

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The world is a complex and fast moving place. With all the changes in the workplace that have occurred in the last few years it is important to keep learning and staying abreast of these changes. This is especially important if you are now an expat! Once you have made the jump to move abroad you’ll encounter new challenges and life-changing experiences. Not everyone is able to commit to full-time studies but with the advancement of technology this is not the problem it may once have been. There are many online tools at your disposal to continue your education. Staying ‘ahead of the curve’ has never been easier.

What do you want to learn?

Here is a site that will help you discover some useful tools. You may want to learn a language or learn how to set up an e-commerce site. You may want to increase your marketing skills or become a programmer. Maybe yoga is your thing or do you want to learn how to manage your finances better? Whatever your interest, InternationalCitizens.com have you covered.

Expand your horizons

They outline the best ‘go-to’ places to go learn Diploma level courses from publishers such as Microsoft and Google (Alison). Inspirational sites where you can watch motivational talks from some of the worlds leading thinkers (TED). Sites that cover everything you need to know for startups — the aptly named How To Start A Start Up. And  others such as edX who offer courses on Project Management and Cultural Studies. This last one is particularly useful for expats as changing cultures can be one of the biggest challenges when moving to another country.

Yes, life is full of distractions and it’s not always easy to make time outside of work and family commitments, but these virtual learning tools offer a great way to expand your horizons and potential. Find out more at InternationalCitizens.com

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