To try to contain the progress of the new Coronavirus in Brazil, one of the authorities’ recurring recommendations is to stay home. Thinking about this period of compulsory isolation, streaming companies, digital books and educational institutions grant free access to their content during the quarantine of COVID-19.
Here are some of the best opportunities to consume content while avoiding social interaction to preserve the health of the community:
Books and news
Amazon: Free books for Kindle. Titles on sociology, education, psychology, politics, among others.
Brazilian newspapers: At least 12 Brazilian publications release content on their websites have given non-subscribers access to reports on the new Coronavirus. Folha (SP), O Estado de S.Paulo, Correio (BA), O Povo (CE), GaúchaZH (RS), O Correio do Povo (RS), Jornal do Comércio (RS), Gazeta do Povo (PR), NSC Total (SC), A Gazeta (ES) and O Popular (GO) are among those who brought down the paywall.
Movies and series
GloboPlay: Released for 30 days for non-subscribers.
Oi: Open signal from several channels until March 28 for subscribers from all over the country. Including channels like Nick, Nick Jr, E !, AXN, A&E, Lifetime, Cinemax, Sony, Telecine, Paramount.
Vivo: Channels released in Vivo Play, in addition to mobile internet bonuses for two months for active customers of postpaid and control plans, as well as in the activation and renewal of the Vivo Turbo promotion in prepaid.
Of course: Channels released from pay TV and public Wi-Fi. To access, just watch the Ministry of Health’s informative videos on Coronavirus.
Sky: Subscribers will have more than 70 channels available indefinitely.
Spcine Play: Public streaming platform in Brazil. The curatorship shows films from the main exhibitions and film festivals in São Paulo, including concerts, shows, lectures and performances. Free content for 30 days.
For the children
Kinedu: App offers more than 1,800 fun development activities for children aged 0 to 4 years. The app is available for Android and iOS and the content is released until April 15th.
Free online courses
Harvard: 100 free online courses in areas such as Art and Design, Business and Management, Computer Science, Government, Law and Politics, among others.
Oxford University: Free content from its main journals and online resources to assist researchers, medical professionals, political managers and other professionals working to address this public health emergency.
MIT: Among the free courses offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are topics such as Circuits and Electronics, Differential Equations, Architecture, Introduction to Aerospace Engineering, Introduction to Aerodynamics, Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Phyton, among others.
Notorium Play: Platform offers free legal courses for 30 days. Content includes online congresses, classes, documentaries, mini courses, among others.
Stoodi: Free access to video classes and exercise bench for 30 days.
SENAI: The National Service for Industrial Learning has released 12 free online courses with a certificate. IT, Finance, Entrepreneurship and others.
Udemy: Platform released 40 free online courses in the area of programming and technology.
FGV: Fundação Getúlio Vargas released 55 free and certified online courses. Among the areas are: Law, Administration, Marketing, HR and others.
Olhar de Cinema +: For audiovisual professionals. Free Insights, Cineclub and Live Stream videos.