Blended Learning: The Way Ahead for an 'Always Learning' Organisation

| July 11, 2018

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The scope of blended learning has been redefined in every way due to the advent of social media and digital technologies, paving the way for new means of delivering engaging learning content to learners. Download this whitepaper to understand the capabilities of blended learning & how it can become an integral part of an organisation's learning activities, and how a robust Learning Management System (LMS) can help deliver this.

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OneGoal

Students from low-income communities the vast majority of whom are students of color face enormous systemic barriers to attend and complete college. This lack of opportunity is one of our nation’s greatest injustices, and it has only widened over the past few decades. Despite millions invested, only 22% of students from low-income communities earn a postsecondary degree compared to 67% of their peers in high income communities. To truly move the needle for all low-income students, not just those at the very top of their class, we need a scalable, in-school solution.OneGoal offers that solution at a low cost and makes graduation a reality for all students. We collaborate closely with public schools in low-income communities, providing teachers with a robust curriculum, technology, training and coaching to implement our three-year model with a group of 25 students (Fellows) per cohort. Teachers support the same group of Fellows beginning in their junior year of high school and bridge the

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OneGoal

Students from low-income communities the vast majority of whom are students of color face enormous systemic barriers to attend and complete college. This lack of opportunity is one of our nation’s greatest injustices, and it has only widened over the past few decades. Despite millions invested, only 22% of students from low-income communities earn a postsecondary degree compared to 67% of their peers in high income communities. To truly move the needle for all low-income students, not just those at the very top of their class, we need a scalable, in-school solution.OneGoal offers that solution at a low cost and makes graduation a reality for all students. We collaborate closely with public schools in low-income communities, providing teachers with a robust curriculum, technology, training and coaching to implement our three-year model with a group of 25 students (Fellows) per cohort. Teachers support the same group of Fellows beginning in their junior year of high school and bridge the

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