E-learning During the Covid Pandemic

While e-learning and online courses have grown in popularity over the previous decade or two, their use has expanded considerably after the start of the pandemic for many reasons.

Benefits of E-learning during the Covid pandemic

There are several benefits of online learning in relation to the covid pandemic including:

Learn while staying safe at home

Due to the infectious nature of COVID-19, large portions of the world remain in lockdown. At the moment, learning in person may be considered unsafe, if not impossible. Therefore, online learning can alleviate the disturbance to the education system.

E-learning is currently a much safer option compared to traditional in-person learning in a classroom. Furthermore, online classes aid you in protecting yourself and your family from unnecessary virus exposure while allowing you to continue your education.

Flexible learning

One of the most major advantages of online learning is the opportunity to learn with ease at your own pace. This option can be useful, especially since most of us under lockdown have had our regular routines interrupted.

Due to the flexibility associated with online learning, you are able to handle your priorities in an unpredictable environment while juggling your family obligations and job ambitions.

Learn at your own speed

E-learning can sometimes feel like having your own personal tutor as you won’t be distracted by your peers and are able to control the pace of the lessons to your liking.

Online learning is frequently more efficient than traditional education as it allows you to take more time to work on your mistakes.


E-learning eliminates the need for physical textbooks and other classroom-related expenses. Even additional costs, such as transportation and accommodation, aren’t required. As a result, traditional educational settings compared to online learning is a more cost-effective option.

Furthermore, e-learning can assist you in continuing to invest in your education and keeping up with the ever-evolving world.

Easily accessible

E-learning allows you to study or teach from anywhere in the world, at any time meaning This implies that there is no need to commute or adhere to a strict schedule. Furthermore, you will not only save time but also money, which can be saved for other needs.

E-learning is also available wherever there is an internet connection and travelling is a great opportunity to take advantage of this. For example, if you are studying overseas and want to work, online education is an excellent option. There’s no need to stop working or studying when travelling to new and unusual locations.

Here at Lothian Learning, we specialise in helping small and large businesses alike by creating bespoke e-learning content either by developing existing material or by working together with the clients to create something new.

We know that e-learning is the way forward and we can’t wait to work together with you to bring your content to life. If you’re interested in working with us, you can contact us and we’ll be happy to chat with you.

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