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Tertiary Education Opportunities

As I’m neither an educator nor particular familiar with scholarships, I cannot give you much of advice, but I recently came upon this WEB-site, where you can start: http://www.scholarshipportal.com/.

As your personal circumstances may not make a traditional full-time study possible or even feasible, there are several alternative options to pursue.

I would recommend you to take a careful look at distant learning or some form of hybrid / blended learning opportunities. You only have to invest in a reasonable data communication package, a laptop or tablet computer, time and of course your very own stamina.

You can find these online courses with keywords like:

  • MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses)
  • Open University
  • Online learning, distant learning or e-learning,

in a Google search.

Here are some web-sites with appropriate offers, even from Ivy League Universities:

Many of these platforms offer tuition free studies, or demand only a small fee, if a certificate is desired (mostly less than US $ 50). Mom at School may even consider to provide for such a fee for eligible cases.

For an explanation of “blended” learning, please visit: (https://www.distancelearningportal.com/articles/641/blended-learning-the-best-of-online-and-on-campus-university-education.html).

For the Apple users there is the excellent: “iTunes U”platform.

Additionally, I would like to recommend you to visit the Khan Academy WEB-site (https://khanacademy.org) to check the level of your skills and knowledge of your secondary education, or even sit for an international (US) SAT examination (https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/find-test-centers), which offers a pathway to almost every university in the world.

Online learning might not (yet) been fully recognized in Bhutan, and there were some recent issues, but that might be only a question of time. Internationally it’s progressing strongly and already fully accepted in many countries, including in the developed (Western) world. Most important, however: “Nobody can take away your knowledge, no matter how or where acquired.”

I wish you all good luck with your perseverance to advance your knowledge.


One Comment on “Tertiary Education Opportunities

  1. It’s a great news and handful of information which is helpful if pursuing studies and who wants learning never to cease.

    Thanks Paul

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