GORTT to team up with Coursera

From the BBC’s news story…

The challenge for countries such as Trinidad and Tobago was “how do we move from low skills and low wages to high skills and high wages?”

In the past there had been correspondence courses and then distance learning from the Open University, but now he said it was the era of the “internet campus”.

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NPR adds more reporting to the discussion here.

“A new pioneer has just planted its flag on the ed-tech frontier: the country of Trinidad and Tobago. Its government this week announced the creation of a “national knowledge network” to promote free online learning in partnership with Khan Academy and Coursera.”