Localizing your e-learning materials can help you reach new markets and achieve greater educational results, ensuring optimum understanding of the concepts explored and the classes undertaken. In this blog, we’ll take a quick look at how e-learning Localization is underway in the Middle East – and some of the key things you need to know if you want to make the most of your own Localization efforts.
Education Institutions Moving to Online Platforms
These clever online platforms provide students with the chance to learn from anywhere in the world – usually through an online portal or app. There are lots of different customisable options for educators, allowing them to ensure the platform suits their needs. In addition, this accessible and trustworthy way of educating employees provides added benefits to everyone, as an increasingly affordable and trustworthy way of explaining new concepts, gaining new qualifications and creating a centralised database for digital learning.
There are a growing number of popular online learning platforms, with everyone from trusted universities to sites such as Coursera, Lynda and Udemy all helping to pioneer e-learning techniques.
The E-Learning Market of the Middle East
E-Learning is on the rise in the Middle East – helping employees seeking new education opportunities a way to access them with ease. Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid recently launched the Arabic E-Learning Project, including a translation challenge to successfully translate 11m words, mathematics and science terms into Arabic. This ambitious project is designed to help localise the text to meet the highest international standards, and represents just one of the initiatives currently underway across the region. The UAE is notably boosting its investment in employee education, primarily in the IT sector. The E-Learning market in the Middle East has risen from $450m to $570m with an annual growth of 9%, with an understanding that educating employees is the way forward in building stronger and more sustainable businesses.