The new challenges for schools and online learning

When language schools were forced to suspend in-person classes earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic many switched immediately to online delivery in order to continue teaching currently enrolled students.

Students and agents now face a myriad of online learning programs, many of them with questionable pricing and quality. Should online language learning courses be just a simple Zoom or Skype teaching, or should they be developed into true E-learning systems taught by trained teachers? READ MORE

Yale’s most popular class ever has become available for free online…and it teaches you how to be happier!

In the spring of 2018, the Yale psychology professor Laurie Santos unveiled a new course, Psychology and the Good Life. The subject was happiness. The reaction was unprecedented. Psychology and the Good Life became the most popular class ever taught in Yale University’s 317-year history, and garnered national and international media attention.

Santos’ course was a blend of abstract and concrete. It combined positive psychology with the real-life applications of behavioral science. It debunked popular notions of what makes people happy (like the luxury Mercedes-Benz status symbol) and helped students understand the habits they should build to lead truly happier, more fulfilled lives. READ MORE

English Attack! partners with Prodirekt for language learning innovation across Southeast Europe

Media and education group PRODIREKT, with its Verbalists Language Network, will be responsible for rolling out innovative online entertainment-based approach to English-language learners in seven markets.

Paris, France – June 6, 2012 – Entertainment Learning, the European leading education-via-entertainment company, announced its partnership with PRODIREKT LLC (www.prodirektgroup.com) today for the launch of its flagship language learning service, English Attack!, (www.english-attack.com) in Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and in Bulgaria. READ MORE