Become a Skillshare Teacher

Reach over 1 million students in 150+ countries.

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No Teaching Experience Needed

Skillshare classes are taught by everyday creators who are passionate about what they do – people like you, your friends, and your colleagues. You don’t need to have experience or be well-known to start a class and grow a following. We’ll help you get there.

1 Million Students

1 Million


1,000 teachers



$3,500 Avg Earned Per Year


Avg Earnings / Year

50,000 Projects



30 Day Teaching Challenge

Join us in a monthly challenge for help creating your class. With milestones, feedback and prizes to keep you on track, you'll become a teacher in no time.


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Build a following

Build a following

Mary Kate McDevitt created her first very first class in 2013. Since then, she has changed thousands of lives, including her own, by teaching nearly 50,000 students.

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Launch your career

Launch Your Career

Teaching on Skillshare has given Jake Bartlett the financial stability and freedom to launch his freelance career and spend his time working on the things he loves most.

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Give Back

Give Back

Jack Zerby attributes his career to time spent learning from great mentors. Today, he's able to give back as a mentor to thousands of Skillshare students.

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Teacher Handbook

Teacher Handbook

Anyone can become a great teacher on Skillshare. Check out our best practices for getting started.

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Teaching Academy

Teaching Academy

Want to learn how to design your first class? Enroll in our Skillshare class on becoming a teacher.

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Teacher resources

Teacher Resources

Stay updated with the latest news, updates, and tips on teaching.

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“My first thought was, who am I to teach?”

– Mary Kate McDevitt, Skillshare teacher with 50,000 students

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can teach on Skillshare?

    Anyone can teach a class. As long as your class adheres to our Publishing Guidelines, it can be published on Skillshare.

  • What can I teach?

    Skillshare classes fall into a wide variety of topics, including Crafts, Culinary, Design, DIY, Entrepreneurship, Film, Fashion, Gaming, Music, Photography, Technology, Writing, and Creativity. We built Skillshare for creative people around the world.

  • What's included in a Skillshare class?

    Skillshare classes include a combination of video lessons and a class project. A typical class has around 30 minutes to 1 hour of video lessons. Skillshare classes are all pre-recorded and self-paced.

  • What is a class project?

    Think of it as a really fun and engaging homework assignment! Skillshare classes give students the opportunity to learn skills by flexing their creative muscles on a fun project. To be successful, don’t teach a broad, academic topic. Teaching is way easier than that: walk students through a project you’ve done that you’re passionate about sharing.

  • Do you offer any resources for teachers?

    Yes! We offer resources like the Teacher Handbook to help you build a great class. We’re also available for any questions.

  • How can I earn money?

    Skillshare has a Partner Program where you'll have the opportunity to earn money through our royalty pool. Plus, you'll be compensated for new Members you bring to Skillshare through your Teacher Referral link. Learn More.