Education is one of the priceless achievement we can have as well as learning. Learning, as the old adage goes, is a continuous process even after we leave school to have family or build a career. our learning must not end.
Being a career mom, struggling to manage my family and career with the little time and energy that I have is a big challenge. However, meeting my personal goals to further improve and erudite myself is something that keeps me going. At the same time, the happiness of seeing my family being well-cared of inspite of my hectic schedule at work is also something that I consider as a feather in my cap.
Mommies who wish to go back to school but are unable to due to family or other commitment can do so without causing much dent on their budget and time management. One of the forefronts in making this endeavour happen is the online education. And with online education, you can take another course or continue where you have left of or carry on some credits from your previous education is now possible.
Why is online education a good move for busy moms?
1. Comfort and Convenience
No picking of clothes to wear. No budgeting for food and commute allowance. No nanny required to watch over the kids. And all these, can save you big time and provide comfort whilst learning at your own pace and time in the confines of your home, wearing your jammies!
2. Many courses offered to choose from
The online education is teeming with courses sometimes not offered in the classroom setting. I have taken several interesting courses online already and some of them are offered exclusively on online learning platform. I have taken skills-building courses too like the Basic of Graphic Design through online education and I have learned a lot just by following the instructions and examples taught by my instructor.
Many universities and institutions offering online courses have promotions for early birds or just by simply enrolling in one of the courses they offer. They provide discounts too if you take another course.
Also, most of resources to be used are accessible online and downloadable for free. There is no need to budget for your commute and clothes to wear when you attend a conventional classroom setting.
4. Easy access
Taking your online classes is just a breeze now. There is no need to commute and sit in a class full of people. Now, online courses can be accessed anywhere, anytime (if you are accessing late recordings of classes), and across many formats in the PC or devices.
5. Various methods of teaching
There are many ways to learn online. If you struggle with learning at a classroom pace because it can be a quick paced setting, then learning online is a different matter. You can choose how you cope with the learning process as an individual as lessons are delivered in various multimedia teaching techniques, taught by field experts, and courses are better organized when delivered to you.