Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

Shai Reshef: The Man Educating the World

Shai Reshef: The Man Educating the World

Mar 11, 2017-- After his retirement, educational entrepreneur Shai Reshef felt nagging questions: "What if everyone could go to university? What if education was a human right?" He "set about bringing together volunteer tutors, low-tech open-source software and the internet to create the world's first tuition-free online, accredited university....Today University of the People (UoPeople) has enrolled students from 160 countries, including Vietnam, Sudan, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Haiti, and features widespread support and volunteering from blue-chip institutions such as Yale University, Oxford University, New York University, The Gates Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation. UoPeople even has 1.2 million followers on Facebook, ranking it the second most followed university, just behind Harvard. Reshef is now taking the first steps to bringing US-accredited degrees to the masses." He has no plans to stop until all the people are served. (14892 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionWhat can you do today to further your education? How can you help someone else further theirs?



Quote Bulletin


Choose one thing you love about life on this planet, and make that your thing.
Camille Seaman

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,936 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Feb 27: Mary Oliver & The Witchery of Living (13,218 reads) Mar 20: How to Be Resilient (3,930 reads) Mar 13: Oh For Crying Out Loud (8,607 reads) Mar 30: Our Nervous Systems in the Time of COVID (8,453 reads) Apr 6: Marina Keegan & the Opposite of Loneliness (47,227 reads)

More ...