New standards of teaching in 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of universities,colleges and schools all over the world offer a wide range of online courses for those who want to expand their knowledge and master new skills during quarantine and isolation, including British EdUKation Centre. We aim to keep our students educated and productive through E-learning, which has been proven to be as effective as classroom conventional studying nowadays. To be more specific, we are sure that an online class caters to the needs of latter-day students, as it saves valuable time, money, energy and develops technical literacy. That’s why we continue to work in an online format for our students to be able to proceed with their studies for a favourable price, whether it is  an academic subjects' preparation, IELTS or ZNO courses or a programme for simply improving one’s knowledge in a specific area.

The majority of universities, colleges and schools  worldwide were to end the Summer semester online. Taking into consideration the severity of the situation, the advantages of online learning include: Learning anytime (24/7 access to materials and interactive course elements, means you can study when you have time), anywhere (at home or on the go); Desktop, tablet or mobile, having constant expertise (courses are taught by experts in their field and focus on real-world application); having a great community (students connect and engage with each other across the country and around the world).

If you are interested in high quality further education, then this selection of  some world-known Universities and colleges which have implemented their unique online-courses may fit your educational needs:

The University of Oxford  (UK) is offering a Summer term of online courses for the first time in their history. They include: Social Entrepreneurship; Bringing Grammar and Vocabulary Alive in the Teenage Classroom; Mentoring Skills.

The University of Cambridge (UK) offers 7-week online courses that take place in their virtual learning environment and range from Business and Coaching to Creative Writing and History. Some of them: Saving Planet Ocean; Popular Science Writing; Applying Psychology to the Workplace.

LSE (UK) is now offering short certificate courses, available online from anywhere in the world. They include: Competitive strategy and innovation; Regulation: Theory, Strategy and Practice. These courses allow working professionals to enhance their skills online and in their own time, using a highly supportive and interactive learning platform.

Royal Holloway University, London (UK) offers a number of accessible, engaging and free Massive Open Online Courses with FutureLearn and Coursera. These courses are suitable for students making the transition to A Level or for teachers looking to develop their subject knowledge.

CASS Business School (UK) Their online learning has all the academic rigour and support of a Cass course combined with the flexibility and convenience of online study, allowing you to continue working without having to take a career break or relocate to London. Online programmes include: Global Finance MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate; Global MBA

King’s College London (UK) The Defence Studies Department new International Affairs MA online programme proves highly popular. The ground-breaking new course combines International relations, Military History, Strategic studies and Regional Security studies to educate students in the fundamental issues surrounding international security and conflict politics. With modules covering International relations, Strategy and Conflict History, Cyber security, Intelligence and future conflict, the course’s multidisciplinary approach enables you to gain a holistic understanding of the global security industry and the challenges it faces.

Durham University (UK) offers online courses (Open Innovation; Archaeology and Anthropology) as well as online degrees in such subjects as Business, Creative Arts, Healthcare, History, IT, Language, Literature, Nature, Politics, Psychology, Science and Teaching.

UCL (UK) offers a a wide variety of courses, including: Assessing Measurement Reliability and Validity; Anthropology of Social Media: Why We Post; Culture, Health and Wellbeing: An Introduction.

UCLA (USA) UCLA Extension combines top-tier academics with practical real-world applications. With online learning through UCLA Extension, you can upgrade your current skills—or explore an entirely new area of interest —with flexibility and convenience. Students study on their own schedule by engaging with weekly course materials, which may include discussion boards, weekly readings and videos, webinars, and other course activities. They connect with their instructor, can ask questions about the assignments, progress, or to gain deeper insights on various topics.

Princeton University (USA) offers a wide range of free online courses as: Civil Liberties; The Art of Structural Engineering; Analysis of Algorithms.

Massachusetts University (USA) offers Graduate and Undergraduate online options in Accounting, Public Health and Policy, Arts, Business, etc.

Harvard University (USA) now offers 67 free online courses. The courses range in duration with subjects that include Programming, Health and Medicine, Social Sciences, Computer Science, Art and Design, Business and Humanities and many more. Here are just a few of the themes: Shakespeare’s Life and Work; Justice; The Health Effects of Climate Change, etc.

Michigan State University, one of the largest universities in the USA, offers such courses as: Art for Games Specialization; Write a Feature-Length Screenplay for Film or Television; Become a Journalist: Report the News.

École Polytechnique (France) is a leading French institute that combines top-level research, academics and innovation. It offers 29 online courses (10 taught in English and 19 in French). Some of them: An Introduction to Probability; How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper; From Particles to Stars.

Ludwig-Maximilians University (Germany) in Munich offers online German language courses for all levels and purposes.

Technical University of Munich (Germany) is the only state university dedicated to science and technology. It offers German language courses and the TUM School of Management offers online courses on edX platform in Quality Engineering of Management.

Leipzig University (Germany) Summer Semester 2020 is a digital semester. There will be simplified rules that  will apply to those students transitioning from bachelor’s to master’s degrees in the winter semester 2020/21:Students will be able to enrol in a Master’s programme commencing in the winter semester 2020/21 even if they have not yet completed all the necessary coursework and examinations. In this case, students will be enrolled on both degree programmes (bachelor’s and master’s) simultaneously for a period of one semester. These simplified rules for the transition to master’s programmes apply exclusively to the academic year 2020/21.

Humboldt University (Germany) Summer Semester 2020 is also a digital semester, about 5000 lectures are offered digitally. On the first day of the digital semester, more than 800 events with over 13,000 participants took place as video conferences.

Our exclusive partner, Cherwell College Oxford, (UK) , a tutorial Sixth form College, is also offering a unique range of subjects which are taught online, so you can study wherever you are – all you need is a computer with internet access. Students get a befit from peer-to-peer support (or take individual classes), engage in stimulating discussion and join a friendly community of other Cherwell College Oxford learners. Moreover, they receive a constant personal feedback concerning their studies. They offer a fast-track GCSE and A-Level programme based on 4 terms. It involves one-to-one tutoring, which follows the Oxbridge elite method of teaching. The Oxbridge tutors are highly experienced in both subject matter and exam techniques. For University applications in autumn term 2020, Cherwell College Oxford provides individual UCAS advice for UK Universities and SAT preparation for Ivy League Universities in the USA. 

So, there are plenty possibilities to master your skills and deepen your knowledge in continuing your education with modern technologies. Welcome to a digital world of E-learning!

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