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I Support Learning’s Virtual Internship Series selected as Career Themed Courses for World Virtual School
Award winning Virtual Internship Series now has a growing international audience.
Olathe, KS. – , March 12 2013 — I Support Learning, Inc. / CTe Learning (ISL) is pleased to announce their new partnership with World Virtual School to distribute ISL’s award winning courses through their accredited international online school. “We are excited to have the opportunity to work with WVS as they grow their national and international presence.
This immediately gives us a footprint in a larger online community that includes 72 countries. Diana and her team are great to work with and we look forward to growing together“, says Steve Waddell, Lead Developer and CEO of ISL.
Donna Goodman Director of Implementation noted, “This is the ideal partnership. Diana’s school has a great international reputation and has been looking for new and innovative ways to engage learners worldwide in relevant career themed education.
We have been looking for a partner to help us reach our goals of engaging more learners both here in the states and globally. This is a great opportunity for both of us.” “I have been looking forward to incorporating ISL’s courses into our online catalog since the first time Donna demonstrated the courses to me”, says World Virtual School founder , Dr. Diana Muir.
“In order to expand our core education offerings and to complement our career/training courses, we have partnered with ISL to deliver their new and innovative career themed courses. All of us at WVS enjoy working with such experienced and innovative companies as we strive to serve our students better.
This is part of our expansion as we target to reach more than 100,000 new students in the next year.”
ISL’s innovative story-based Virtual Internships immerse students in relevant real world situations and teaches technology, math, language, and science, to solve problems. Students have the opportunity to test drive a career and gain important soft as well as technical skills.
The “real world” aspect of ISL’s career themed curricula mimics naturally occurring processes found in everyday workplace situations such as, collaboration, troubleshooting, and teamwork. As a newly hired employee with a dynamic company, students enter a learning environment that requires their active participation.
They experience and respond to the daily requirements and demands of their employer and customer, receiving important communications via e-mails, voicemails, faxes, and virtual video visits from customers, bosses, and co-workers.
About I Support Learning / CTe Learning I Support Learning, Inc. / CTe Learning is an educational curriculum designer specializing in online and blended learning courses and career simulations that fulfill Career, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) standards, with products in secondary schools and postsecondary universities throughout the world. I Support Learning, Inc. is becoming CTe Learning. You can find out more about CTe Learning at www.ctelearning.com
About World Virtual School The World Virtual School was first established in 1995 as a non-profit subsidiary of the Hawking Institute, an NGO of the United Nations. Offering free, equitable basic education to students around the world, entirely over the internet, the WVS completed its 3 year “proof-of-concept” phase in 2012.
WVS is now transforming into a for-profit corporation and is focusing on branding and marketing, while improving its curriculum with state-of-the-art teaching methodology and technology. The World Virtual School, owned and operated by Dr. Diana Muir of East Moline, Il serves students around the world in 72 countries.
Since its conception in December of 1995, WVS has served more than 540,000 students around the world. In 2010, Dr. Muir was named Global Educator of the Year by CCLP, a European consortium of educators and futurists.
Media Inquiries Steve Waddell CEO I Support Learning, Inc. / CTe Learning
Dr. Diana J. Muir CEO/Director World Virtual School LLC