Due to the Coronavirus, the rise in online eLearning has been enormous in 2020. Steady increase across the board have been taking place for many years, but the Covid-19 outbreak has seen the industry reach more people than ever before. To find out more about the worldwide pivot to online learning, why not check out this great piece from Forbes Magazine by Carlos Gonzalez De Villaumbrosia.
Carlos is the Founder and CEO of Product School, a global leader in product management training with a community of over one million professionals. Their certificates are the most industry-recognized credentials by employers hiring product managers, working with the likes of Google, Facebook, Netflix, Airbnb, PayPal and Amazon.
Carlos’ article in Forbes dives deep into the rise of the online learning phenomenon, looking not just at the past, but also future trends. Google searches for online courses increased by over 100% across the world between March and April alone in this year, while Zoom’s daily active users skyrocketed from 10 million to over 200 million in the first quarter of 2020.
“The state of education was morphing into something new and exciting long before 2020, but this seems to be the year that the eLearning industry is really flexing its muscles. As society undertakes this giant experiment on how to make online education work for the masses, it’s a good time to stop and think about what it will teach us and where it will take us. The worldwide eLearning market is expected to be worth $325 billion in 2025, compared to $165 billion in 2015. The numbers are clear. Many are finding that eLearning is not just a viable alternative; it’s a better one.”
To find out more about the rise in online eLearning and how it will continue to evolve, click the link below to read Carlo’s interesting piece over at Forbes Magazine.