Blended Learning isn’t new in education, but you may have been hearing a lot more about it in the past few years. It is steadily gaining in popularity due to its cost effectiveness and flexibility of delivery. However, it’s been recognized as an emerging trend since at least 2003. By 2014, nearly 30% of corporate learning content was delivered in a blended manner.
Like other multinational organizations, NGOs working in multiple countries face a major challenge to their productivity and success: the language gap between staff in various national offices. Take ChildFund for instance, which works to support vulnerable children worldwide: “English is the great unifying language of our business,” says Leslie Crudele, ChildFund’s International HR Business Partner. “We have staff around the world that are n on-native English speakers, and they’re asked to use English in their business communications.”