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.

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.

The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) will be the first South African business school to offer its MBA in real-time online, transferring the physical classroom space to anywhere in the world.

Pursuing the career of your dreams starts with knowing what you want to study and which method of study will work best for you. Whether it’s time, money, personal choice, or physical obstacles

Making the most of your correspondence course can be tough, especially when you’re working full-time and have the added pressure of daily obligations.

Technology has opened up vast and diverse worlds of education, and nowadays, there’s virtually nothing that you can’t learn online.

In today’s ever-changing economic climate, the need for a qualification from a reputable academic institution is paramount in securing your future; as hardly anybody can afford to study full time these days.

By 2040, Africa will have the largest young workforce, with almost 200 million Africans aged between 15 and 24.

What is the difference between Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and other online learning platforms?

Being successful in an online college program doesn’t happen by chance. Students who are intentional about locating the right resources, prioritizing their academic responsibilities, and crafting an overall plan will leverage the benefits available through an online degree program.

The Digital Academy is part of how Barclays Africa is changing the way we develop our digital products, while supporting the people who build them.

This new learning model is sweeping the globe and making education accessible to the masses.

The online learning craze known as MOOCs is making its way to South Africa and Wits University is leading the way.

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Poor management is cited as the number one reason small businesses fail.

Developments in innovation bring affordable higher education solutions through the use of technology, blended learning and the connected campus concept to the masses.

Independent education group Curro Holdings and publishers Via Afrika are partnering to pioneer an initiative with USA-based PenPal Schools to link learners online in an innovative global study programme.

While distance learning can offer convenience and flexibility students should be prepared for its unique set of challenges.

Obsidian, Red Hat and CTU unite to support open source skills development.

For working professionals going to class is not a real option, however aspiring MBA candidates can now earn their degree online.

Due to the increased accessibility to the internet and bandwidth speeds, an emerging trend in distance learning opportunities is on the rise.

Online learning is flexible and convenient but in some ways it can be more challenging than regular training programmes. It requires you to be extremely disciplined and focused.

Distance learning programmes are an excellent way for you to study while keeping up with work, family, or other commitments. Just because distance learning offers more flexibility than campus-based learning does not mean that there are no challenges, however.

This could be your last chance to join a 2016 study programme at Unisa before undergraduate applications close on 30 September.

Unisa is well known for its distance and online learning courses, but it is by no means the only institution that offers flexible study options in South Africa.


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