Students, universities, employers and governments need to lend their “stamp of approval” and give credit to online courses
Mark Twain is often quoted as saying: “I’ve never let my school interfere with my education.” In the coming years, thousands of students in India will have to take the quote literally since they may not have any brick-and-mortar school or college to accommodate them.
Ironically, it may also prove to be a boon in disguise given that advancements in technology now offer the best courses from the world’s best institutions—all for free. The only thing needed is some lateral thinking to encourage a mindset change among parents, students, universities, employers and governments who need to lend their “stamp of approval” and give credits for these online courses. Read more
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