Athena Education is proud to announce a new partnership in Bangladesh with the Bhuiyan Institute of Technology (BIT). BIT is a long-time quality provider of post-secondary qualifications. This partnership extends BIT’s mission to include US qualifications as well as those from the UK. Athena Education welcomes the BIT students into its international network!
For those of us who were fortunate enough to be born in a First World country, primary school is just a part of life. It is not something we think about, it just is. When you are young, you go to school. We don’t think much about the fact that it is compulsory, nor about [...]
Athena.Education is announcing free access to all of its courses. Really. Anyone who wishes is free to have full access to the courses from the University of Baltimore Certificates and the London Centre of Marketing Diplomas. Anyone. Free. All you have to do is to complete our Course Registration page (you will not be charged [...]
Students at three campuses are protesting poor residence conditions and underfunding of their education. Apparently, there isn’t even hot water for them (it’s winter there). They are also calling for better education. In January of this year, there was a stampede for limited places that resulted in one person’s death. If only there was a [...]
First, a bit of history…. I’ve been “doing” online education since 1995 and I have used everything from MOO’s to Blackboard to engage students around content. I’ve built programs in Moodle, Blackboard, WebCT, Angel, and other enhanced content management systems that bolted content onto grade books, chat rooms, discussion forums, and other tools that [...]
In Dhaka, you can access wireless telecommunications easier than you can access a quality higher education. Dhaka is a megacity with over 6 million residents packed into 140 square miles. It is the fastest growing city in the world and the most densely populated. Yet, in this increasingly modern city that is attracting significant foreign [...]
Who will serve these students? Rethinking post-school education and skills training – University World News. The number of pupils who wrote the National Senior Certificate exams in 2011 was 496,090. Of these, 348,117 passed, including 347,647 who qualified for entry into university. The estimated number of students who were admitted to university was 175,000 and [...]
The rise of glocal students and transnational education | Higher Education Network | Guardian Professional. Nearly 100 million people will enter the consumer class (annual income of more than $5,000) by 2015 in six south-east Asian countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam), according to a report by the Boston Consulting Group. Another [...]