As we celebrate National Online Learning Day, we take a look at the many benefits it brings to individuals and organisations.
Let’s think back to the year 2000 – the internet was an entity not many had the pleasure of experiencing in their day-to-day life, and those who did were privy to hearing the enchanting sound of 56k dial-up: beep-boop-pkkkkrrr-beeeeeeeeeeeep.
The world has come a long way in 2 decades, with most of the global population having access to the internet – many of us even carry computers in our pockets.
This development of accessibility brought with it a new wave of opportunities, arguably none more so than online learning. No longer did we have to take people’s word for it – we could go and find out for ourselves.
The online learning world we know today has increased 900% since 2000, and with it so has career mobility. The opportunity to start a new career at 45 is no longer a thing of daydreams, but a completely achievable possibility.
Organisations globally have cottoned on to the benefits e-learning can bring, with information retention rates at 60% compared to the 8-10% traditional classroom training results in. Just looking at this statistic, one can only imagine the countless possibilities for the future of education.
The opportunity to improve your skillset, no matter what level you are in your career is so prominent now, we can’t afford to ignore it. Henry Ford himself said:
“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”
Why not celebrate National Online Learning Day with us and speak to one of our course consultants today?