RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Census of Higher Education released yesterday, September 19th, by the AnÍsio Teixeira National Institute of Educational Studies and Research (INEP) and by the Ministry of Education (MEC) shows that, for the first time, the offer of places in undergraduate courses through remote or distance learning (EaD) is higher than that of classroom education.
In 2018, 7.1 million vacancies were offered in distance learning courses and 6.3 million in face-to-face courses. The number of EaD courses increased 50 percent in one year, from 2,108 in 2017 to 3,177 in . . .