Teach on Skillshare

Share your passion with millions of students around the world

Why Teach on Skillshare?

It’s a great way to earn money, build your online following, and give back.
Top teachers make $100,000+ a year.

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Build a following

Earn Money

“Teaching on Skillshare provides a passive income stream, and that’s the holy grail for someone in my shoes.”

Bryn Chernoff, 23,000 students
Launch your career

Launch Your Career

“It’s enabled me to support my family as a freelancer… I never thought I’d be able to work from home like this.”

Jake Bartlett, 40,000 students
Give Back

Give Back

“The most rewarding part is witnessing other people embracing their creativity. Being a part of that process with them is such a gift.”

Ria Sharon, 14,000 students

30-Day Teaching 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 from home and publish immediately 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 over 7 million students learning on Skillshare. We'll show you how to build your presence on the platform, and expand your reach.

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Earn Revenue

Earn Revenue

You'll be paid monthly for every student who watches your classes, forever. Top teachers earn $100,000 a year.

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can teach on Skillshare?

    Anyone can teach a class. 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 students 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, Marketing, Photography, Web Design, Entrepreneurship, 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 30 Day 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.