OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2018 – betterU Education Corp. (the “Company” or “betterU”) is pleased to announce the addition of many new education partnerships who have recently executed on agreements to join betterU’s platform in an effort to expand the company’s offering now reaching more than 20,000 courses.
betterU’s vision for India is to provide access to all levels of education, domains of learning, and affordability with different methods of delivery for programs from pre-school, to KG-12, exam preparation, higher education, skills development, job preparation, industry specific and more. In order to provide education for all, betterU needs the breadth and depth of required content from global educators in order to support the hundreds of millions of potential learners.
FutureLearn is an example of yet another quality educator that has partnered with betterU in India. Owned by Open University, they will provide betterU’s learners with access to 100s of their education partners from around the world including many of the best UK and international universities, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational material, such as the British Council, the British Library, the British Museum, and the National Film and Television School. They work with a range of internationally renowned organisations – from professional bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), to businesses like the BBC and Marks & Spencer, to the UK Government. Offering more than 200 courses, programs and degrees, FutureLearn will boost the betterU offering with their flexible learning style to build professional credentials, achieve graduate certificates, diplomas or master’s degrees and boost learners’ employability. betterU fully expects to add to their existing and impressive learner enrollment of 8,116,538 students. “We are very excited to welcome FutureLearn to our platform — we share the same passion to make education accessible to everyone. As the leading European education provider, their wide range and quality selection of courses will be attractive to the Indian learner,” comments Stefan Strub, betterU Director of Europe.
Since the last news release on July 18th, other new partners expanding betterU’s course and category offering also include: ByDegrees, eduCBA, John Academy, Open Colleges, PTT, Simplilearn, and Simpliv.
- ByDegrees changes the way you learn communication, business and finance with “burst” learning in a social-media friendly way.
- eduCBA specialises in providing real-world skills in Finance, Technology, Data, Design and Business.
- John Academy offers certification and accreditation in a number of areas of specialty.
- Open College is an existing partner, now offering more diploma courses.
- PTT adds the Technical category to betterU’s offering with specialisation in telecommunications.
- Simplilearn is a global provider with a significant presence in India and recognized as the official provider of certification in Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Project Management, Digital Marketing, and Data Science among others.
- Simpliv provides learning to business professionals in a range of industries.
betterU has many new and exciting education and employment partnerships, technology development and opportunities in the pipeline. Stay tuned for more in the months to come.
betterU, a global education-to-employment platform, aims to provide access to quality education from around the world to foster growth and opportunity to those who want to better their lives. The company plans to bridge the prevailing gap in the education and job industry and enhance the lives of its prospective learners by developing an integrated education-to-employment ecosystem. betterU’s offerings can be categorized into several broad functions: to complement school programs with flexible KG-12 programs preparing children for next stage of education, to provide access to global educational opportunities from leading educators, to foster an exceptional educational environment by providing befitting skills that lead to a better career, to bridge the gap between one’s existing education and prospective job requirement by training them and lastly, to connect the end user to various job opportunities.
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On behalf of the Board of Director,
betterU Education Corp.
Brad Loiselle, CEO