Studystore Partners with Udemy to Increase Access to Flexible Online Learning Opportunities
As of May 2017, Studystore, service provider in education, has partnered with Udemy, a global marketplace for learning and teaching online to offer every professional in the Netherlands an opportunity to develop in their careers, develop a personal passion, or just to learn something new.
By partnering with a marketplace for e-learning, Studystore responds to the growing need of professionals to continue learning. «We see in recent years a huge demand for online courses that you can take where and when you want it,” explains Anouk Piening, Strategy Manager at Studystore. «We are aiming to connect solutions to the needs of the market. That is why we are so pleased to announce our strategic partnership with Udemy. Offering e-learning gives professionals in the Netherlands the opportunity to continue to develop knowledge and skills. Regardless of your stage of life, in a place of your choice and at any time. With lifelong learning, we are aiming to increase the supply of adult education by offering competence-based courses in an innovative way.»
With the flexible self-study possibilities of Udemy and knowledge of Studystore, this new marketplace enables a flying start in the Dutch market for online courses for professionals. “We think that anyone looking to learn a new skill or improve existing ones should always be able to find the right teacher,” says Rich Qiu, VP of Business Development at Udemy. “With Udemy, learning is no longer something confined to the classroom. We are thrilled to partner with Studystore to make online courses on virtually every subject more accessible to busy professionals looking to reach their goals and improve their lives.”
The Udemy platform is open to everyone and offers more than 45,000 online courses taught by over 20,000 instructors in 80+ languages to more than 15 million students worldwide. This new form of education enables both professional and personal development, with courses on topics ranging from Java programming and online marketing, to photography or yoga. All Udemy courses are available on-demand and once purchased, students have lifetime access to the content so they can learn at their own pace. Courses are broken up into digestible lectures and can be viewed on the web, on a mobile device, and on Apple TV. Additionally, students are able to download and view courses offline, as well as change the video quality for low-bandwidth environments. Read more about the partnership between Studystore and Udemy at www.studystore.nl/online-cursus.
Studystore, formerly known as Van Dijk Education and over 80 years active in the education market, supplies more than 13 million books, four million digital licenses and various study materials to pupils and students of secondary schools, MBO, HBO, WO and the business market. Studystore consists of leading brands such as Van Dijk education, Studers and Studieshop.be. In the Netherlands and Belgium they have become the largest provider of learning materials. With a 7th place in the Twinkle top 100 list of biggest e-commerce players in the Dutch market, Studystore has demonstrated its current and future role. With digitization, personalization and lifelong learning they want to give a new impulse to education. For more information, go to www.studystore.nl
Udemy was founded in 2010 with the aim of improving lives through learning. Udemy is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online where more than 15 million students learn from an extensive library of 45,000 courses taught by expert instructors in 80 different languages. Whether learning for professional development or personal enrichment, students can master new skills through self-paced, on-demand courses, while instructors have a way to share their knowledge with the world. For companies, Udemy for Business offers subscription access to a collection of business-relevant courses as well as a simple platform to host and distribute their own content in one central place. Udemy is privately owned and headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Ireland and Turkey.