Universities get serious about online education
Technology has opened up vast and diverse worlds of education, and nowadays, there’s virtually nothing that you can’t learn online.
From neuroscience to how to carve a jack o’lantern, if you google it, you’ll find out how and learn about it. Online learning has become a lot more than feeding personal interests and gaining fun, practical skills. It has become a serious source of education for a wide variety of learners wanting to build or improve specific skills.
Richard Rayne, CEO of iLearn, a leading South African learning solutions company, points out that global workplaces have an increasing demand for employees who are intrepid learners. At the same time, today’s employees have a great urge to develop more fulfilling careers which is driving them to become life-long learners.
More and more people are taking charge of their professional development, and online learning is a key way for them to specifically tailor their education to achieve important personal and professional goals.