Watch: Harvard And MIT Create EdX To Offer Free University Courses To The World
"Our goal is to educate 1bn people around the world. We're giving education on a mass scale and we're really excited."
- Anant Agarwal, president of edX
One of the America’s most prestigious universities is offering free online courses to anyone in world, providing they have an Internet connection.
Harvard University has teamed up with Massachusetts Institution of Technology in an "historic" partnership to launch the online education centre "edX". The project, which launches this autumn, aims to offer education on a mass scale.
Anant Agarwal, president of edX, called the initiative a "revolution".