I spent 5 months in Brazil in my Gap Year, and again on another trip round-the-world (yes, I know, I’m very fortunate!), and I keep saying that I’m going to have another go at learning Portuguese… so keeping an eye on what’s going on in Brazil!


As only 2 per cent of the 200 million inhabitants of Latin America’s Lusophone-majority nation speak fluent English, most Mooc resources have been inaccessible to the bulk of the population, said Veduca founder Carlos Souza.

Veduca has had 3 million visits and has secured investments from Macmillan Digital Education and other investors totalling $1.3 million (£789,000).

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