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How COVID-19 is ending the stigma of online learning

Over the course of the pandemic, we’ve seen huge shifts in the way that we live and work, and education is no exception. In education, COVID led to the largest boost in online learning since its inception, and virtually all graduates entering the job market this and last year completed at least part of their degrees online. Online learning is here to stay.

While students and teachers have largely adapted to online learning, it’s time that employers do the same. For too long, remote learning was (wrongly) viewed as second-tier education, despite the fact it teaches in-demand skills like self-reliance and asynchronous collaborative learning and working.

In her latest post with the World Economic Forum, WQU CEO Daphne Kis argues that now is the time for employers to reevaluate the criteria for hiring and take on a new perspective that aligns with our current reality.

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WorldQuant University: A New Chapter, A New Look

A global mission, a global community: Education is most effective when educators, employers, and students work together.

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Student Spotlight: Brian Onyino

Students from all over the globe are using WorldQuant University’s 100% online programs to develop in-demand skills to accelerate their careers. Here’s one of their stories.

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Workplace Flexibility and Upskilling the Future Workforce at the World Economic Forum

WorldQuant University President Daphne Kis recently traveled to the World Economic Forum in Davos to speak about AI, flexible schedules, and the future of work.

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