The benefits of online learning

What are the benefits of online learning? There are plenty!

Whether you’re looking to study yourself or researching courses for homeschooling your child, there’s plenty of benefits to learning online.

Flexibility is a big one. When you choose online learning with a provider like Wolsey Hall, you can study anywhere and at any time you like. No matter what your other commitments, you can create your study schedule to fit around them.

You customise your learning environment to suit you. Some children find the traditional school environment overwhelming but with home education, they study in surroundings that are familiar and safe.


You learn at your own pace. With no peer pressure involved, you set your own pace of learning. If you’re easily understanding a module, you can progress through that one quicker but if you’re struggling with a certain concept, you can review it as many times as you like. Your Tutors are just an email away and can respond to as many questions as you have, rather than being limited to a set class time.

You become an independent learner and thinker. Online learning requires motivation, organisation and the ability to think through ideas on your own. But you’ll be rewarded with developing strong self-discipline – a crucial life skill.

Some may think that without attending a traditional classroom you will feel alone. The internet has not only opened up the option to study online but you can connect with other students and share ideas through discussion forums. Some online schools like Wolsey Hall provide an active student community with clubs that you can participate in.

So what are you waiting for? See if learning online could be for you!


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