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Friday, December 21, 2018

Harness the full potential of e-learning | Analysis -

Nidal Abou Zaki, Managing Director, Orient Planet Group summarizes, Government-led efforts are paying off in the region, but still faces multiple challenges.

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The popularity of e-learning in workplaces has never been more pronounced, with demand for high-quality competencies and skills at its peak. A number of professionals now optimise the many opportunities — and flexibility — of e-learning to redefine and better control their career paths, embark on a lifelong education, make progress in their professional life, and remain competitive in the labour market.

The Middle East has been giving the e-learning approach to education much interest. This is evidenced by the intensive government efforts to build an infrastructure supporting the e-learning paradigm; the presence of numerous online courses tailored for professional development and employee training; and relevant initiatives in higher education.

E-learning has become part of regional governments’ commitment to provide their people with equal access to education as well as attain diversification in their sources of income. According to a recent report titled ‘Middle East Online Education & E-Learning Market Size, Demand, Opportunity & Growth Outlook 2023’, the region’s online education market is expected to achieve a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.8 per cent between 2017-23, spurred by government investments and adoption of online learning among academic and corporate institutions...

E-learning plays a pivotal role in human capital development and is an effective tool for unleashing the full potential of any professional by promoting lifelong learning. While there are many challenges, this type of learning paradigm remains an influential force in modern education.