WHY LINC Education?

ATTRITION REMAINS A CHALLENGE IN ONLINE EDUCATION DESPITE TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENTS

  • ONLINE LEARNING IS GROWING 4X FASTER THAN TRADITIONAL ON-CAMPUS EDUCATION
  • MORE THAN 70% OF STUDENTS ARE OVER 25 YEARS; 50% ARE OVER 35 YEARS
  • WORKING WOMEN ARE THE LARGEST STUDENT DEMOGRAPHIC FOR ONLINE COURSES
Source: Australian Department of Education, LINC Education Research
  • Growth in
    On-Campus
    Learning
  • Growth in
    Online Learning
$1B LOST REVENUE
OPPORTUNITY DUE
TO ATTRITION
  • 35-40% OF STUDENTS STARTING A UNIT DISCONTINUE BEFORE THE CENSUS DATE
  • TEQSA IDENTIFIES EXTERNAL MODE (ONLINE) AS THE LARGEST RISK CONTRIBUTOR TO ATTRITION
  • LEARNER ENGAGEMENT AND STUDENT SUPPORT REMAIN THE AREAS OF LOWEST SATISFACTION AS PER QILT STUDENT EXPERIENCE SURVEYS
Source: TEQSA, QILT, LINC Education Research

70% OF ONLINE STUDENTS WHO DISCONTINUE CAN BE RETAINED BY INCREASING EDUCATION SUPPORT

Constrained for time or dissatisfied with course quality

Challenging life circumstances

LINC FELLOWS SUPPORT STUDENTS ON EACH STEP OF THEIR LEARNING JOURNEY TO INCREASE THEIR CHANCES OF COMPLETION

COMMENCEMENT
  • UNIT ORIENTATION
  • STUDY AND WORK PLANNING
  • Report writing, research and learning skills
  • NAVIGATING ONLINE PLATFORM
  • Peer-to-peer interaction
LEARNING
  • Pro-active check-ins
  • 1:1 Problem solving
  • Assessment feedback
  • Group work facilitation
  • Prompt response to queries
  • Outside office hours support
COMPLETION
  • ALUMNI CONNECT
  • INDUSTRY CONNECT
  • COMMUNITY CONNECT
  • CAREER GUIDANCE

LINC Education ALLOWS INSTITUTIONS TO

IMPROVE STUDENT RETENTION

INCREASE STUDENT SATISFACTION

GAIN COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN DOMESTIC AND GLOBAL MARKETS

UNIVERSITIES STAND TO BENEFIT FINANCIALLY, COMPETITIVELY AND MOST IMPORTANTLY ON REPUTATION

  • INCREASED STUDENT LIFETIME AND COMPLETIONS
  • INCREMENTAL $$$ TO BOTTOMLINE
  • INCREASED EDUCATOR PRESENCE
  • CONSISTENT STUDENT EXPERIENCE ACROSS UNITS
  • SUPERIOR STUDENT EXPERIENCE WILL BE A SOURCE OF COMPETITIVENESS
  • ACCESS TO GLOBAL TALENT POOL OF TRAINED EDUCATORS
  • ACCESS TO GLOBAL STUDENT MARKETS

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