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'The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.'
—Alexandra K. Trenfor


The Mission

Increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere

Enhance teaching and learning on campus and online

Advance teaching and learning through research

The Story

edX is the trusted platform for education and learning. Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is home to more than 20 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world and industry-leading companies. As a global nonprofit, edX is transforming traditional education, removing the barriers of cost, location and access. Fulfilling the demand for people to learn on their own terms, edX is reimagining the possibilities of education, providing the highest-quality, stackable learning experiences including the groundbreaking MicroMasters® programs. Supporting learners at every stage, whether entering the job market, changing fields, seeking a promotion or exploring new interests, edX delivers courses for curious minds on topics ranging from data and computer science to leadership and communications. edX is where you go to learn.

The Difference

edX was founded by and continue to be governed by colleges and universities. They are the only leading MOOC provider that is both nonprofit and open source. AfricaX is also both a non profit and an Academy.


Amandla Obunye Training Academy and AfricaX Academy have an alliance to deliver digital accredited SETA (Sector Education and Training Authority) courses.

Together we can offer 38 accredited qualifications and various short learning programmes and skills programmes. Using the AfricaX unique software and digital platform, we can help your company to unlock the huge potential available for government-backed and funded training.

Amandla Obunye Training Academy is accredited with BANKSETA, INSETA, SERVICES SETA, W&R SETA, MICT SETA, PSETA, MERSETA, Dekra, edeaf, Skills Town and is also SACE registered.

Amandla Obunye Training Academy prides itself with their various constituent and experienced assessors and moderators.

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