Recap: E-Learning Could be the Solution to LatAm Tech Talent Shortage

E-Learning gives students the opportunity to learn technology skills at little to no cost, which could put a significant dent in the region's talent crisis.


In the battle against regional IT talent shortage, e-learning platforms and MOOCs are fast becoming Latin America’s secret weapon, attracting the attention of wannabe programmers, schools, governments, and global investors alike.

By 2018, revenues for self-paced e-learning products will have more than doubled in eight Latin American countries since 2013, with Dominican Republic, Honduras, and El Salvador displaying the fastest growth rates.

Commercially, the market for these tools may represent an interesting choice for investors, but as regional internet connectivity increases, the potential impact that these courses will have on the technology talent pool is immense.

To find out about the impact that this trend is having on the region’s talent deficit, read the full article here.

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