ALISON Reaches 6 Million Learner Milestone

ALISON Reaches 6 Million Learner Milestone from ALISON Free Online Learning

By: ALISON Free Online Learning  10/02/2016
Keywords: management development, Distance learning, business courses

ALISON, the global leader in free online learning for the workplace, today announced that it had registered its 6 millionth learner and achieved 750,000 course graduations, making it one of the largest education providers in the world. According to ALISON Founder and CEO Mike Feerick, “The company has experienced phenomenal growth in the past 18 months. Over 5,000 people a day are now registering, from all over the world, to learn for free on ALISON.” “This is an incredible achievement. From our base on the west coast of Ireland, ALISON is educating the world for free. It is something I, and the hard working team at ALISON, are immensely proud off.” As ALISON’s number of registered learners has grown, so too has the quantity and variety of courses on offer. ALISON now offers over 750 free online courses covering a diverse range of subjects, including languages, business entrepreneurship, IT, social media, and health care. The company also recently launched a course specifically aimed at preparing the formerly incarcerated in the USA for life within the modern workplace. “The new Advanced Diploma in Workforce Re-Entry Skills presents an excellent opportunity for the formerly incarcerated to prepare for and understand better the culture of the modern workplace so they can thrive within it. There is a huge opportunity to address recidivism in the world through free online education, so much so that we foresee a day when the obligation to complete free courses could represent an alternative to jail sentencing,” says Feerick So what does the future hold for ALISON? Mike Feerick is very confident in his outlook: “We have only begun to scratch the surface of the potential offered by free online learning. We have a number of exciting new innovations planned for 2016 that we believe will further break down the barriers to free education.”

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