Bengaluru students opt for short-term online courses to further their higher education

Last summer, Himanshi Sharma, 17, a student of 12th grade at Greenwood High International School decided to take her interest in mathematics to the next level. She undertook professional foundation courses in data sciences, programming language python through an online platform. “I want to major in mathematics in college and needed to understand the various applications of the subject. The only way I could test my skills in data sciences, business analytics were through online courses, which reinforced my belief that I wanted to pursue these during my higher education,” says Sharma,…

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Enrolments in online courses may see surge from tier-2 cities

Online education and skill enhancement is likely to see a significant uptrend this year and high number enrolments are expected from major tier-2 cities, a survey showed. According to a study by Talentedge (an interactive education company), media/entertainment and IT/ITES have been identified as two industries that will constantly seek skill development in 2016.  Some of the factors propelling the growth graph of online education in the country include easy accessibility to world class institutes at affordable prices, ease of learning while earning, dynamic and fast-paced domain growth and desirable…

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