School dropout is the result of academic failure, bullying, disengagement, financial difficulties, mental illness, disabilities, pregnancy and transport issues.
Shaun Swartz, CEO of Learnalot, an authorised education partner and world-class online learning company committed to providing award-winning GED online learning solutions, says, “Learners have suffered and the path to education recovery should start immediately.
The American GED is an alternative high school leaving certificates. The GED is the only higher secondary certificate available in over 85 countries and accepted by nearly all universities in the US and many across the world.
GED Africa is committed to putting African learners back on path to learning as education develops critical thinking skills, understanding, motivates confidence, and equips people with the necessary skills to earn a living.”
Learnalot is committed to putting students back on path to learning. “Education develops understanding, motivates confidence, and equips people with the necessary skills to make money.”
Priority 1: Offering students a second chance to achieve the equivalent of a secondary school leaving certificate to facilitate employment or entry to further studies
Students who have failed or students who dropped out of school for whatever reason, have the opportunity of a second chance. The GED serves the purpose of making it possible to earn the equivalent of a secondary school leaving certificate to facilitate employment or entry into further studies. “The GED significantly improves someone’s employment benefits,” says Swartz
Priority 2: Recovering learning loss
Students have lost substantial learning time and it can’t be assumed that on return to school, students could easily return to their new grade having mastered concepts from the previous year. Learnalot has recently expanded their one-on-one tuition offering, with a focus on individual learner’s skills, offering support based on each learner’s abilities.
Priority 3: Preparing and supporting learners
Winston Churchill said, “never let a good crisis go to waste” This pandemic has had a deep impact to the education journey. The pandemic has encouraged everyone to embrace technology and benefiting from learning in a safe environment that allows:
Many overseas universities accept the GED for admission purposes and offer highly regarded degree programs. GED graduates who wish to enroll for degree study do have the option to consider overseas online universities. One such option is the University of the People which is the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, American accredited, online university.
“The GED is opening many doors for students who previously had very limited options and gives them a second chance for employment opportunities or further studies,” concludes Swartz.