Education in Emerging Markets

Education is only just starting to boom in the emerging markets of the world and has a long, long way to go. Asia’s rapidly growing middle class knows that education is the route to a good job with higher living standards. What is more, they are willing to pay...

On-line teaching revolution spreads to UK

The emerging market of on-line teaching has been dominated by the US, but now a partnership of UK universities is launching a new project.  The following UK based universities are taking part – the Open University, King’s College London, Bristol, Exeter,...

Do not forget your DNS. Get protected!

DNS is one of the most important and fundamental Internet technologies. Without DNS the Internet would not work correctly. DNS = Domain Name System. It is the Internet’s directory of every domain name, enabling the rapid location of and communication with...

Teachers Work For Free

The Huffington Post has reported that some teachers at Gwinnett County Schools, Georgia, USA are offering their services for free. Whilst this is admirable, does it not run the risk of devaluing a teachers time? Some authorities might think they can get away with...

Africa: The Importance of On-line Learning

I have just visited Africa (Tanzania, South Africa and Ghana) and seen for myself the immense challenges and opportunities presented by this vast continent. Internet connectivity is certainly a problem when you are out in the wilds of Tanzania. If you are able to...

Sustainability and e-learning

The Internet has certainly changed the world. It offers opportunities to empower individuals and communities. E-learning is probably one of the Internet’s most important and promising areas for development. It is about bringing knowledge into the home and...