Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Distance Learning Can Help You Go Far in Association With

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Distance Learning Can Help You Go Far in Association With

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Byline: Sarah Richardson

YOU might think you simply don't have the time to study. But with distance learning courses, you choose when to learn. There are no term times -- your course simply starts as soon as you enrol.

Courses are flexible and tailored to meet your needs, whether you need a qualification quickly and intend to study intensively, or whether you can only spare a little time each week.

In 1890, International Correspondence Schools Ltd (ICS) pioneered a new way to learn, allowing people to study in their own homes. Today, ICS follows the same principles, but modern technology -- including email and the internet -- makes learning even more effective and convenient. More than 13 million people have benefited from the learning techniques, and the organisation offers over 150 courses, covering a variety of subjects.

ICS's aim is to make learning as accessible as possible, allowing busy people to get the skills, training and education they want and in a way that offers them complete flexibility.

As most of ICS's course materials are printed, you can learn anywhere you like: at home, on the train, in the park -- wherever. Support is only ever a phone call or an email away. You don't have to give up your job to take a distance learning course, so you won't be compromising your income.

What's more, because you're learning in your own time and place, ICS is able to keep the costs down -- meaning you can afford to learn.

By completing one of ICS's courses you'll gain a respected qualification. They offer university degrees -- accredited by the University of East London, Edinburgh Napier University or Anglia Ruskin University -- as well as qualifications accredited by Edexcel, Microsoft, CIPD and other respected bodies. …

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