Online Education

The UK Is Leaving A Generation Of Workers In Digital Darkness

Pierre Dubuc | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Politics
Pierre Dubuc

Investment in traditional providers of digital education, such as schools and universities, is a part of the solution. Yet lifetime skills training while in work is the one pathway for both businesses and the wider economy to match the pace of technological advancement. It's a pace that shows no signs of slowing, and will otherwise leave us behind.

Online Learning - the Best Is Yet to Come

Professor Maurits van Rooijen | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Professor Maurits van Rooijen

With traditional education locking out the majority of the world's population it is clear that online learning has a huge role to play. Especially given the obvious fact that it is impossible for all young people in Asia and Africa to travel to North America and Europe to experience higher education.

Believing in Skills

Jane Scott Paul | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK
Jane Scott Paul

I spoke openly about what I believe excellence to look like when developing qualifications and skills from my own experience as Chief Executive of AAT at the Skills Summit in January.

More Educational Programmes to Migrate Online as E-learning Sales Soar

Anton Dominique | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Anton Dominique

Recent reports that GCSEs and A-levels will be taken online within the next ten years have sparked an industry wide debate. David Hancock, chief executive of the Independent Association of Prep Schools, argued that an online model could replace the 'deeply flawed' system the UK has in place today.

The Traditional Academic Year Is Dead

Dr Philip Hallam | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Dr Philip Hallam

The UCAS late applications deadline for 2013 courses came and went last Friday. Historically this deadline has been accompanied by a fanfare of last chance warnings urging students not to get 'left behind'. This year though, I noticed it was a much quieter affair and I think I know why.

The Educational Online Platform edX

Dounia Amraoui | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Dounia Amraoui

EdX is an educational online service which was established by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. Each university has contributed $30 million to the not-for-profit organisation.

Hacking Your Education

Dylan Evans | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Dylan Evans

Londoners, brace yourselves! Dale Stephens is coming to town! Dale who? If many people in UK are still blissfully unaware of Stephens, and the UnCollege movement he founded, all that is about to change. With his first book due for UK release this week, and a public talk in London next Monday, the 21-year old 'edupreneur' is determined to shake things up here as much as he has done in the US.

Harvard Goes Viral: Free Courses To 'Anyone With An Internet Connection'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

One of the America’s most prestigious universities is offering free online courses to anyone in the world, providing they have an Internet connectio...