The Growth of Online Education in China

A recent report has been published detailing the development of e-Learning and online education in China. The report, by companiesandmarkets.com, identifies that the sector has reached its “growth stage”, increasing in market scale by 20.7 percent between 2006 and 2007 (from RMB14.5 billion to RMB17.5 billion). So how is the industry set to develop from […]

Fluency Instruction in Adults

One of the fundamentals of adult education school programs is reading fluency. Reading fluency simply refers to the speed and ease that beginning readers are able to read with. Fluency however is not a problem of beginning readers alone. Even mature readers sometimes suffer from choppy reading and mispronunciations when they encounter new and unfamiliar […]

Online Education Degrees – Your First Step Towards a Bright Career

Are you interested in continuing your education but doesn’t quite have the time to do so? If yes, then why not opt for online education degrees. With the progress in technology, advancing your career through online education seems to be the perfect route to move forward along with keeping a stable job at the same […]

Rationale and Relevance – The Challenges of Adult Learning

Does the teaching of adult learners require different assumptions and techniques than the teaching of children and pre-adult adolescents? For centuries, the question was rarely considered, as what could be called the “pedagogical” model of education was universally applied. Pedagogy is what we now call teacher-centered learning. The teacher is the expert who by virtue […]

Adults Returning to Education

Education is essential for every human being. We cannot survive in this world without education. It is in the best interest of the governments of every nation to ensure that at least basic education is provided to all their citizens. There are several socio-economic reasons that lead many people to discontinue their studies when they […]