Top 10 countries leading the way in online education

Online education is quickly becoming a major phenomenon around the world, as we highlighted in a recent piece “Free online courses, recruitment and the university brand.” The ease and convenience it offers learners appeal to people just about everywhere, especially those who are trying to balance work, family, and other obligations with completing a degree or certification programme. Yet certain nations have embraced online education more than others, leading the way both in terms of the number and variety of programmes, and new innovations to online learning itself.

Here, courtesy of Edudemic, we’ve highlighted some of the nations that are really stepping up the game when it comes to online education. Although other nations likely aren’t far behind, as illustrated by the graphic below which highlights the proliferation of high-speed Internet connections worldwide. read more

Originally published at on August 30, 2017.