For the second year in a row, Preply analyzes and compares the conditions necessary for good online learning in 32 countries around the world, taking as a reference factors such as the monthly cost of a broadband Internet connection and the price of one hour of class.
The country with the best online education offers the most expensive classes
Denmark, the country with the best conditions to study online, is also the most expensive: on average, students pay 28 ?? per hour. Switzerland is the second most expensive country, with 27 ??, followed by Luxembourg, where each class hour reaches 25 ??.
On the contrary, in Turkey, the most affordable country of those analyzed in the study, digital education can be accessed for an average of 2 ?? / hour. In Russia and Mexico this figure rises to 3 ??, slightly less than in Brazil, where students pay an average of 4 ?? per hour. In Spain, on average, online classes are worth 12 ?? per hour.
Monthly cost of a broadband Internet connection
* In Norway the average monthly price of broadband Internet access is € 66, the highest figure among all the countries in the study. The podium is completed by Canada and Switzerland, with 63 and 58 ?? respectively.
Hungary, which ranks third among the countries with the best conditions for digital education, has the cheapest broadband Internet connection in the study: the average price is only 13 ?? monthly. Internet access is also very affordable in Poland, € 14 / month, and in Slovakia, € 16 / month.
In Spain, the average price of a broadband Internet connection is € 36. , more than in Germany (34 ??), Italy and France (both 27 ??).
Kirill Bigai, the CEO of Preply says: “Since we first published the e-learning index in 2020, we have closely followed the development of infrastructure in digital education in the countries studied. A year later, it was time to analyze the current state of the world and document how they have evolved “, Kirill Bigai adds,
“The demand for digital educational offerings continues to be enormous. At the beginning of 2020, Preply had approximately two million hours of tutoring and 10,000 teachers. A year later, we offer 10 million hours of classes and around 40,000 teachers. from more than 190 countries “.