Correspondence courses allow you to obtain all types of diplomas, prepare for exams, or simply improve your skills in a subject… Presentation of these methods, the advantages and the organization of its training
Distance learning courses are good solutions for taking correspondence courses at your own pace, while obtaining a state-recognized diploma, or for improving your skills in a subject… Whether technical, practical or theoretical, these training can be useful to you at any time during your course, and allow you to take courses in accordance with your schedule, which you are 100% in control of.
Often called “correspondence courses”, but also “e-learning” or even “MOOC”, these distance courses offer many possibilities for training, diplomas, tutoring, preparation for exams… In addition, most time you can benefit from an internship within a company that can help you find employment.
More and more organizations are opening up to give you the opportunity to follow quality training by adapting to your profile. You will be able to orient yourself towards new courses that adapt to your schedule. A good solution for salaried students, for students who are completing their professional training. Most of the time the exams are organized at the end of each year, in order to guarantee validation and a diploma recognized by the Ministry of National Education. The CNED is the leading distance education organization, and often the preferred choice for students.
Why train remotely? For who ?
Distance learning allows you to organize yourself at your own pace and to be able to have another activity on the side: work (internship, job, part-time job), studies (to obtain 2 diplomas in one year or in tutoring). In addition, students returning to study, or those who do not have a training establishment near them, can choose this option. Finally, distance learning allows you to follow a pace that suits you, alternating practice and theory according to your desires and/or possibility.
Some students tempted by work- study can combine a full-time internship and distance learning (without the disadvantages of work-study or the advantages of paid training),Once a month – current student news: guidance, training, jobs, exams…
No longer just reserved for short studies, distance learning is very very diversified in all areas… 3 main areas of training exist:
Obtain recognized diplomas
For example, you can pass your Bac, a CAP, a BTS or even a License, a Master…
To be a “diploma”, the training periods are imposed (October to June), and a final or partial exam is organized according to the defined calendar…
Prepare for competitions
To prepare you for entrance exams in schools like Sciences Po, Journalism or business schools but also to prepare for the TOEFL in English. Prepare for internal or external competitive examinations such as paramedical, first-year medical, teaching, or territorial function competitions.
Getting up to speed / tutoring
Refresher training exists in a wide variety of fields, such as general culture, languages, IT (pack office), management, medicine, etc.
The exams are often organized at the end of the sessions in the form of a file or report. In addition, some courses offer a single exam (which combines the two semesters of training) at the end of the year.
The organization of the courses
You will receive your courses in paper format by post, which you must return after each module, semester or year. Similarly, more and more organizations are offering “virtual” bases on the Internet which include online courses, forums between professors and students, or even video conferences which allow remote monitoring of oral exercises. In the same way, you will be able, especially for language courses, to obtain videos or recordings which lead you to the language of the country… course by webcam.
According to the courses, the evaluation and correction can be carried out in continuous control and in the form of a final examination.
It is possible to follow the university remotely!
Distance learning courses are opening up more and more to university students, to allow a plurality of choices and offers in the various sectors of education, and mainly to follow several courses. The University of Burgundy, Bordeaux and even Rennes are pioneers in distance education. Paris 1 also offers via the CNED its training…