Distance eLearning

Distance elearning, sometimes called e-learning, is a formalized teaching and learning system specifically designed to be carried out remotely by using electronic communication. Below are details of elearning companies in South Africa, who offer a range of training courses and elearning programs in South Africa.

South Africans will have the opportunity to broaden their digital skills through a range of free online courses delivered by the Cisco Networking Academy.

Is the stress of a high workload, late night cramming, and important exams getting to you? You may not have the bigger picture in mind.

Have you ever despaired over the state of the world, and asked yourself “how can I make a difference”? Or perhaps there’s a pressing issue you, or your organisation, would like to address?

For GetSmarter CEO, Sam Paddock, the buyout of GetSmarter means big things for the digital economy in Cape Town

International bodies, politicians, policy makers and researchers have always been interested in the way teachers are prepared for the classroom. T

On 19 May 2017, Cape Town-based online education company GetSmarter, rang the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell in New York City - a celebration of the $103 million (R1,4 billion) acquisition of their company a few weeks earlier by American edtech giant, 2U.

A new online portal offers learnings and lessons on socio-economic development, from leading South African companies, at no cost.

Leading private education provider, Educor Holdings will be hosting its first Academic Advising Research Conference on Friday, 6 October 2017 at the Premier Hotel in Pinetown.

Not having a Matric can be a tremendous hurdle, but adults finding themselves in this position should not think all their options are ruled out forever and that study is an impossibility, an expert says.

South Africa’s tough economic conditions, combined with limited space at public universities, is seeing thousands of students opt for distance learning annually.

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and the Internet in particular, can have a transformative effect on education in Africa, says a report launched by the Internet Society.

Thinking of studying at Unisa? Now is the time to apply for the academic programme of your choice.

Computer literacy is an incredibly important life skill and forms part of the curriculum at the Open Air School. Through a recent generous financial injection by Correll Tissue, the school is now able to further invest in much needed technology for the learners, to provide them with an improved digital education experience.

Standardized classroom facilitated training requires that the employees are out of the work environment for 2 to 20 days per calendar year and the impact of this on time, investment and productivity has become a challenge for small, medium and large enterprises.

Balancing your studies with work and your personal commitments is something distance learning students know all too well. It is no easy task, and it takes a lot of commitment and self-discipline.

In keeping with Samsung’s goal to enrich and transform lives through digital technology, the electronics giant today reiterated its commitment to advancing access to technology in education across Africa.

According to Oxbridge Academy (a private distance learning college), there are always options for people who choose not to give up.

Thirty years ago, a typical worker expected to find a job and stay in that company until retirement. Training happened on the job and was entirely at the discretion of the employer. Few economically disadvantaged workers were able to independently afford further training or higher education.

As thousands of South Africans prepare to enrol in distance learning programmes this year, recognising the value of being able to ‘earn while you learn’, an education expert has urged them to ensure they do careful research to find the right institution and right course for their individual needs before parting with their money.

Most of us don’t have to travel far to work, shop, worship or play. And for basic education, there’s always a school nearby. But what if you need further training for your job or aspire to higher education and there isn’t an institution locally?

The information revolution has shifted learning away from ordered hierarchies toward a much messier, disorganised and self-directed learning paradigm.

Prospective students are increasingly opting for distance learning as a first choice, with the sector experiencing strong growth as a result of its harnessing of technological advancements.

A key buzzword at the moment in the education space is “blended learning”, but very few people would have heard this term before the higher education crisis forced the hand of public universities to introduce this delivery method ahead of this year’s final exams.

MOOCs, SPOCs, GROOCS: there’s no shortage of online learning options for executives. But there are some real, tangible advantages to brick-and-mortar learning environments that will be hard to replace – and the online space has some way to go.

If a career in education is what you have in mind, don’t be deterred if you don't land a spot in your chosen university or educational institution. If you’ve missed the deadline or find yourself unable to be accommodated, you still have a unique opportunity available to you.

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