New degree taps into Indian talent

first_imgNew degree taps into Indian talentOn 1 Jun 2002 in Personnel Today A new e-learning computing degree for students in India will be launched in2004 in collaboration with Londonlearning, Edexcel International and theUniversity of Northumbria at Newcastle. It is designed to broaden access to UK degrees for Asian students who enrolat the New Delhi-based British Council Knowledge and Learning Centre. Thecentre has 70 computers for members to access information and electronicresources. Tony Dickson, vice-chancellor at Northumbria, said: “Studentssuccessfully completing the BTEC and HND courses at the centre are welcome tocomplete their degree in Newcastle. This exciting development opens up moreopportunities for hundreds of students that are unable to come to the UK.”India is home to a wealth of computing talent and the online study will besupported by local Indian tutors, said Londonlearning managing director GerryBarnard. “The UK and India are connecting in the expanding market of e-learning.Together we are building a quality programme enabling more skilled young peopleto take their place in the international field of business and IT.” Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. last_img read more