ELLE (yes, the fashion magazine) offers online courses

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  1. Mac Juli

    Mac Juli Active Member

    Hello!

    I remember when I had to wait at the local barber shop and when the only reading material was the fashion magazine ELLE. Somehow, I survived the boredom, but more than 30 years later, something more interesting caught my eye: https://elle.education/

    Apparently, they offer their own certificates and university certificates from the Complutense University of Madrid. Well, I guess the Titulo Propio are in the education world to stay... even in areas where I did certainly not expect them to do.

    Best regards,
    Mac Juli
     
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  2. Thorne

    Thorne Member

    Nice! My fiance is trying to break into fashion and this might be a good avenue

    Thanks for sharing, Mac :)
     
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  3. Johann

    Johann Well-Known Member

    I think these programs create opportunities and are a terrific idea - and I can hardly wait for a post-COVID-19 world where retail of all types can get back to a semblance, at least, of normality, so grads of the Digital / Retail diploma - or the other programs - can use their new skills.

    I agree that the Titulo Propio is here to stay (it never wasn't), but I don't think this is a Titulo (degree) program of any kind. Nobody says it is. They call it a 6-month Diploma program and I think that's probably 100% accurate - diploma, not degree - or it'd have "master," "maestria" or "Maserati" all over it. :) I'm happier with what they call it, actually. If someone over here takes the course - it's a diploma, not a propio degree and nobody has to wonder what it's worth academically. If they want to get hired - they'll get a chance at interview to tell what they've learned, to people in the business. Best that way, I think. Saves evaluation, unnecessary expense, red tape etc. :)
     
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  4. Mac Juli

    Mac Juli Active Member

    With pleasure! I remember that I stumbled upon several other courses in the past; I rechecked my browser history and found the following in addition:

    https://www.edx.org/professional-certificate/hkpolyux-fashion-design-and-creation
    https://www.futurelearn.com/subjects/creative-arts-and-media-courses/fashion
    https://www.arts.ac.uk/study-at-ual/short-courses/online-short-courses/online-fashion-courses
    https://www.kadenze.com/programs/style-and-strategy-in-french-fashion
     
  5. Mac Juli

    Mac Juli Active Member

    True, true. Well, in the future I will word it better.
     
  6. Johann

    Johann Well-Known Member

    Don't worry. Mac. Say things however you like. I'll ALWAYS be right there to correct you, if necessary. :) :) (Just kidding.)
     
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