I just want to congratulate you for your great work and thank you for giving me access to this course.
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 for free. Founded in 2007, ALISON is a for-profit social enterprise 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. ALISON has 2 million learners and 300,000 graduates worldwide with 150,000 new users signing up every month, illustrating the high demand from learners across the globe for workplace skills courses. The 600 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. For more information on ALISON, log onto www.alison.com.
ALISON in the Press
BBC The Next Big Education Player? BBC - 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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Sinéad Ní Neachtain, Marketing & Publishing Operations
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