Govt draws up ten-year plan for online unis

March 2004
IT Training;Mar2004, p6
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The British Government is committed to embedding e-learning in the next ten years and has asked the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to draw up a strategy. The HEFCE is expected to put forward a recommendation this spring. Where a campus starts and ends has been extended by e-learning. The University of Ulster, for example, runs an online campus with 200 courses, ranging from healthcare to IT. It has teamed up with UKeU, the body set up with £ 55 million government funding to promote online courses at Great Britain universities.


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