EC English launches virtual reality English language learning

Initially for young learners aged 11-17, the offer aims to provide a “stimulating and fully interactive” learning environment by use of virtual reality headsets. “At a time when travel is more difficult, it is a fantastic way to truly immerse them in the English language” “Through the launch of our VR programs, EC is proving […]

language learning a popular lockdown hobby

Over 30 million new people started learning a language on Duolingo in the weeks following the outbreak of the pandemic. “We saw significant increases in new learners right as each country announced its lockdown,” said Cindy Blanco, the company’s senior learning...

Jisc makes recommendations for digital learning

The learning and teaching reimagined: a new dawn report was the result of a five-month higher education initiative to understand the response to Covid-19 and explore the future of digital learning and teaching.  “Some already say there will be no going back to...

Blended modes of learning helping facilitate mobility

As the global pandemic spurred innovation and an acceptance of blended and digital models, educators and sector leadership must harness online education as another mode to engage students, speakers suggested at a PIE Webinar. Oxford International Education Group –...