The internet has radically changed the way people obtain information, and part of this digital revolution is the way we teach and learn. The current COVID-19 pandemic, however, is playing a major role in speeding up this learning process as millions worldwide turn to e-learning platforms to continue their studies or find ways to share the knowledge they already have.

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Over the past two years, more than 6 million students worldwide have enrolled in online courses, with that number expected to rise in 2020. In 2019 alone, 81 percent of U.S. college students reported that digital learning technology helped them to improve their grades.

It’s not surprising, then, that according to a 2019 study, the online education market is projected to reach $350 billion by 2025. The same report also found that the United States, China, and India are leading the global online education market due to growing internet adoption, distant learning programs and the availability of online courses.

About the Author:

Adam is the General Manager at Payoneer Enterprise. In his previous role at Payoneer, Adam led business development and partnerships globally. He also led the development of Payoneer’s Working Capital offering, which helps businesses focus on their core competencies without worrying about cashflow. Prior to joining Payoneer, Adam worked for a strategic management consulting firm for eight years. Adam holds both a B.A. and an M.A. in Cognitive Sciences from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.


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