This is an effective course when learning the essential factors that contribute to mental illness. It explores the treatments available and the methods used to improve mental health and well-being. It is extremely important for carers and families to understand the techniques that can be used to support a person with mental illness. This course will give you the opportunity to gain a great knowledge of mental illness.
It will help you to provide exceptionally good care to a person with mental illness. It will support anyone who has a personal experience of mental health problems and it will encourage you to explore new ways to build confidence, self esteem and reduce stress to improve your health significantly. Learn all about it today with ALISON at:
ALISON'S New Course in Mental Health and Illness
ALISON, which stands for "Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online" pioneers a unique education and training model that allows all learning, assessment, testing, and verification to be accessed by anyone,anywhere, at any time for free. Founded in 2007, ALISON is recognised as one of the first MOOC providers, (Massive Open Online Course), beginning a movement which today is revolutionizing global access to education and workplace skills training and employment opportunity.
ALISON is a for-profit social enterprise founded and led by Mike Feerick, a serial social entrepreneur, ASHOKA Fellow, and Harvard MBA who has previously created successful internet-based companies in telecoms and finance as well as online education.
As of December 2013, ALISON had 2.5 million learners and 300,000 graduates worldwide with 200,000 new users signing up every month, illustrating the high demand from learners across the globe for workplace skills courses. The 598 courses on offer range from touch typing, to English grammar to Diplomas in Business and Finance. 35,000 topics of learning are available for free study on the ALISON platform.
The ALISON model has become highly scalable and self-funding – and its unique model has earned the company many accolades and awards including a UNESCO Award for Innovation in ICT for Education and recognition from national governments, NGOs and international media, among these The Economist, BBC, and NY Times. The company recently won the 2013 World Innovation Summit for Education Award and was ranked as one of Europe's top 20 e-learning companies in the EdTech rankings.
ALISON in the Press
Sunday Business Post Building on education's location indifference - Nov 2013
Irish Times He'd Like to Teach the World - for Free - Nov 2013
BBC The Next Big Education Player? - October 2013
EURONEWS EURONEWS visits ALISON HQ - Talks to Learners – Oct 2013
Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference Refining Education for the Next Generation – Sept 2013
The Economist Army of Free Online Resources Threaten Higher Education - The Economist - July 2013
Edxusgroup.com ALISON named one of Europe's most innovative E-Learning Companies - June 2013
Harvard University Bulletin Training the Global Workforce, Gratis - June 2013
InformationWeek.com Early MOOC takes a different path - Information Week - Jan 2013
New York Times Open Education for a Global Economy - New York Times - July 2012
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