Here are thousands of free online courses from world’s top universities like MIT, Stanford, and Harvard

The coronavirus pandemic has temporary changed how we live. We know that staying at home for a prolonged period of time can be difficult and frustrating, so it’s important to remember to take care of your mind as well as your body. While no one wanted coronavirus, it is certainly providing an opportunity for a massive, global experiment in online learning. Dozens of institutions —​ including Ivy League schools —​ have halted in-person teaching to help stem the spread of COVID-19, the respiratory illness the novel coronavirus causes.

edX, one of the largest MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) providers, has opened access to their course catalogs to help colleges that are moving instruction online in response to the coronavirus pandemic. edX was founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012, and is home to more than 20 million learners.

Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing, edX has the course for you. Enroll today READ MORE

Introducing Kings Oxford, an outstanding provider of university preparation programs

Enroll in the Kings Oxford programs through PRODIREKT and enjoy the tuition fee savings of £1,000

With its historic buildings and beautiful parks, Oxford is one of England’s most attractive cities. Its world-famous university puts students at the center of Oxford life, which makes it a fantastic place to live and learn as an international student.

Our partner Kings Oxford is part of a wider group of international schools – Kings Education. Kings Education runs 7 year-round schools: in the UK – Oxford, London, and Bournemouth, and in the USA – Boston, Los Angeles, New York and New Jersey.

PRODIREKT has been a global academic advising partner of Kings Education since 2000, while our Verbalists Language Network has enrolled 100s of language students at the King’s schools in the UK and USA. READ MORE

Hungarian government to boost high school students’ language learning abroad with €180m

Hungarian Government supporting language learning abroad, Verbalists

An estimated €180 million in funding will be provided by the Hungarian government to support some 90,000 of the country’s students when they travel to the UK, Ireland, Malta, Germany, Austria, France and China this summer to take part in two-week language courses.

Each student will be awarded €2,000, meaning the government will provide around €180m in funding. However, the total funding could exceed that figure significantly as exact numbers are still unknown and as many as 140,000 students are eligible for the scheme. READ MORE