5 takeaways on the future of online education and global development

devex | July 22, 2019

5 takeaways on the future of online education and global development
As expanding internet access and other information technology advances improve the uptake of online education globally, e-learning is poised to make huge contributions to global development, boosting education systems in low- and middle-income countries, improving student diversity, and helping practitioners strengthen their skills and advance their careers. To find out more, Devex teamed up with education technology leader 2U to poll more than 1,300 global development professionals about their current and future learning needs, how online education could help meet them, and how to overcome barriers standing in their way. Here are the top five things we learned. Only a quarter of professionals believe the education and learning opportunities they need to advance their career in international development are currently available and accessible. The challenge is even greater in the Middle East and North America, where just 19% and 20% of respondents, respectively, believe they have access to the right educational opportunities.

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