Electronic Issue "Scientific Research"

ISSN: 1312-7535
Authors Stefanescu Roxana


Summary: The paper emphasizes the advantages of the distance education for all the categories involved in this process. Students are, first of all, in question, for them, distance education is meaning more freedom as concerns the access and as consequence a wider range of opportunities for education and qualification.

For the employers, distance education provides the possibility of organizing education and professional development at the work place, which is often more flexible and saves a multitude of adjacent costs.

The main elements and basic properties of the flexible, distance education and its most important points are also shown.

As concerns the quality of the distance learning educational programs in the higher education institutes, the existence of a consistency between what the university offers and the performance of the external environment, of the needs of education on the labor market must be had in view.

Keywords: formal education; economic and social function; labour market; employed population; flexibility.


[1] Bickford, A., 2012. Six factors to quality e-learning design, http://www.elearningacademy.com.au/blog/2012/01/six-factors-to-quality-e-learning-design/

[2] Brahau, T., Pandemonium, S., 2004. Measurable educational quality, Print of Colorado University. Page 118-125

[3] Donatelle, R., 2011. Acceptance pour l enseignement du distance. In Journal de la Pedagogie Francaise, Sorbona II, nr.11(201). Page. 211-216

[4] Ilie, Gh., 2006. Securitatea mediului de afaceri, Editura, UTI Press. Bucuresti, Page 390-391

[5] Ilie, Gh., Stefanescu, R., 2003. Interfata om-calculator, Editura Printech. Bucuresti. Page 76-78

[6] Stefanescu, R., 2008. Romania priorities for continuing and the operational sectorial program for human resource development, In Proceedings of The 3rd International Symposium e_CEL3, Effects of continuing learning on the labor market and organizations competitiveness. Tomorrow's Romania Publishing House. Bucharest. Page 346-349

[7] Rand Corporation Internal report 2007. E-llearning societal importance. Page 88

[8] ENETOSH newsletter, 2011. December. Page 4

[9] Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Available at: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/index.cfm?name=mle_overview

[10] e-Learning programme. Available at: http://europe.eu.int/comm/education/programmes/elearning

[11] Virtual companies. Net - learning and net - working will be common. Available at:


About Authors