Everyone Can Teach

Share your passion with millions of students around the world

Why Teach on Skillshare?

You’ll earn money every time a student takes your class. Top teachers make up to $40,000 a year. Plus, making classes is easy with our simple format and supportive community.

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Earn Money

Earn Money

“Teaching on Skillshare gives me the financial flexibility to take on only the work I’m most passionate about.”

Tabitha Park
Build Your Community

Build Your Community

“Itʼs been so rewarding to be a part of this supportive community while strengthening my personal voice and freelance practice along the way.”

Mimi Chao
Inspire Creativity

Inspire Creativity

“Thereʼs nothing better than seeing my passion for a subject spark creativity in others.”

Ira Marcks

Teach Challenge

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

How Teaching Works

Create Your First Class

Create Your First Class

Film your Skillshare class and publish it with our easy class upload tool. We provide help every step of the way.

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Grow Your Following

Grow Your Following

There are millions of members learning on Skillshare. We’ll show you how to build your presence in the Skillshare community and beyond.

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Earn Revenue

Start Earning

You’ll be paid monthly for every member who watches your classes, forever. Top earning teachers make $100,000+ a year.

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Teaching on Skillshare helped Mary Kate see her work in a whole new way, and inspire members all over the world.

Meet Mary Kate McDevitt Hand Lettering Artist & Skillshare Teacher

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can teach on Skillshare?

    Skillshare teachers are working professionals, experts, and subject matter enthusiasts. But as long as your class adheres to our Class Guidelines, it can be published on Skillshare. There is no cost to publishing a class.

  • What's included in a Skillshare class?

    Skillshare classes include a combination of video lessons and a class project. All classes are pre-recorded and average 30-40 minutes in total length. The class project is a short assignment that helps members put their new skills into action.

  • What should I teach?

    Skillshare classes are for creators, and fall into a variety of topics, including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more.

  • Do I need to promote my classes?

    Skillshare operates on a membership model, so your class will have a built-in audience from the start. We also have tons of tips to help you promote your class to your own community to help you maximize your success.

  • Do you offer any resources for teachers?

    Yes! We offer resources like the Teacher Handbook and our Teach Challenge to help you build a great class. We’re also available for any questions at [email protected].

  • How can I earn money?

    You'll earn money through monthly royalties based on the amount of minutes watched in your classes plus a referral bonus for every student you refer to Skillshare Premium Membership. Learn More.