Teach Online And Earn Money Sharing Your Skills | Skillshare

Inspire creativity in others.

Teach on Skillshare and share your passion with members around the world.

Why Teach on Skillshare?

When you help others along their creative journey, it’s rewarding in more ways than one. By teaching on Skillshare, you can grow your online following, give back, and earn money. Top earning teachers make $100,000+ each year.

Skillshare teachers are real working creatives and experts eager to share their expertise. If you’re an experienced creative pro with tips, techniques and skills to demonstrate, we offer an extensive suite of resources and responsive support to help you create classes that inspire.

From Our Teachers

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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

New Teacher Programs

Skillshare's new teacher programs are designed to support new teachers at every step in their journey to becoming successful on Skillshare. While it's not necessary, we recommend applying to get the best support!

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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Start Earning

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 topics can I teach?

    Skillshare is an online learning community for classes related to creativity, the arts, design, freelance, entrepreneurship, lifestyle, and productivity. There’s a lot of room for unique and specific skills and expression within these fields, but some topics are off-limits on Skillshare. For more guidance, please see our Teacher Help Center.

  • Do you offer any resources for teachers?

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

  • How do I publish a class?

    You can publish your class at any time through our class upload tool. All new classes are reviewed by the Skillshare team to ensure they meet our guidelines.

  • 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.

  • Why do Skillshare classes have projects?

    At Skillshare, we believe in learning by doing. That’s why every Skillshare class has a hands-on project. Class projects ask students to use the skills they’ve learned to create something new that can be shared in a project gallery or on social media. Classes without project instructions will not be approved.

  • 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. Learn more by reviewing our Revenue & Payments section of our Teacher Help Center.

  • 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.