What you’ll get with IBM SkillsBuild
Fun, self-paced learning for students
Your students will get access to free, online learning in a single platform, built just for them by IBM experts and other tech leaders. Plus, they can earn digital credentials to show what they’ve achieved.Browse the course catalog and see what’s available →
Free teaching resources and curriculum enhancements
You’ll get robust resources and curriculum enhancements to keep younger students engaged. This online course was designed to bring technology for educators and workplace skills learning to life in your classroomExplore the teacher toolkit to learn more →
Support and administrative capabilities to improve the learning process
You’ll be able to track student engagement and progress and evaluate student success with the educator dashboard, and get additional support from IBM digital success managers.Register your organization to unlock these features →
Interested in registering your full class or organization for SkillsBuild?
Unlock a whole suite of additional features for you and your students when you register your full class or organization with IBM SkillsBuild. Click the button below to learn more.
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What educators are saying
Educators share why they love SkillsBuild
Note: This video references "Open P-TECH", the former name for IBM SkillsBuild for Students and Educators.
Getting started with IBM SkillsBuild for Educators
Sign up for the platform as an individual
Explore the free learning and resources available for educators and use whatever makes sense for your immediate needs.
Register your whole class or organization
Unlock full administrative access and additional features, including the ability to see students’ learning progress, course completions, digital credentials earned, hours completed, and more.
Free career-readiness resources: Just grab what you need and go
Check out the free Career-Readiness Toolkit, designed for educators with educators and IBM experts. Get free activities you can do with your students any time, plus complete lesson plans focused on career-readiness!
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Ready to help your students skill up?
With IBM SkillsBuild for Educators, you’ll get a digital library of free learning for your students, focused on the technology and workplace skills they’ll need to excel in their future careers—as well as educator resources, exclusive access to industry experts, and more.
Interested in signing up your class or organization?
IBM SkillsBuild works with schools and organizations to provide free learning and platform support to all of their students.