Lastly, there is no better way to end this recap series than with Thunderbird’s school of Global Management’s bold, One Hundred Million Learners Initiative.
This initiative has a vision to provide education to a hundred million people across the word. Their aim is to offer online, global education from world-class accredited institutions in 40 different languages to learners across the globe, at no cost to the learner.
It is estimated that by 2035, there will be over 470 million people demanding higher education, this is over double the current amount. Thunderbird believes that we have a solution to keep up with the demand for higher education, at our fingertips. Digital education is an accessible way to provide education and the necessary skillset to people around the world.
Source: Thunderbird University
Their online classes have three educational levels:
1) Foundational program: Content for learners with any level of education.
2) Intermediate program: Content at the high school or undergraduate education level.
3) Advanced courses: Content at the graduate education level.
Moreover, their degrees can be applied in the real world professional space. Their classes offer the individual to go though rigorous testing to transform the beginner level diploma, with extra classes, to a professional degree.
It has been a great source of positivity attending this event on Education Week. Accessibility remains one of the main obstacles to education worldwide. This initiative will greatly impact how we view and receive education.
Learn more at: https://thunderbird.asu.edu/alumni/engagement/support-100M-learners