WHYY's Adult Learning Service

WHYY's Adult Learning Service follows through on our founders' commitment by making the lifelong learning experience convenient, personalized and relevant. Our services are growing beyond the Philadelphia region to reach virtually anywhere on the globe. WHYY Adult Learning Service can be reached at (215) 351-2053 or adultlearning@whyy.org.

Services and Programs

CollegeAnywhere supports institutions in delivering quality distance learning to faculty and students with innovative technologies designed to enhance online learning. Input from faculty and students drives CollegeAnywhere's feature-rich products. CollegeAnywhere is a partnership of higher education institutions and public broadcasting station WHYY. CollegeAnywere provides leadership in the development and implementation of innovative educational technologies through the collaboration of its members.

WHYY's Home College Service is a way for you to earn college credit from home. It was established in 1996 with the purpose of making more education available to more people. Students come from all walks of life to fulfill their lifelong dream of earning a college degree.

WHYY Advantage provides production services to companies and organizations in the area creating video training vignettes, marketing and communication videos, and satellite seminars.

Community Outreach

WHYY Adult Learning Services is also reaching out to the community through its adult basic education programs. In concert with the Philadelphia, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery County Workforce Investment Boards, WHYY, in partnership with Kentucky Educational Television (KET), has digitized GED preparation (GED Connection) and workforce training skills (Workplace Essential Skills) materials for distribution to 20 community based locations. In concert with Kentucky Educational Television (KET) and Congreso de Latinos Unidos, WHYY is also translating the GED preparation materials into Spanish. Additional funding has been provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, the Wachovia Foundation and the U.S. Department of Labor.

View a video for GED Connection and Workplace Essential Skills.