According to data published by the “Steel project”, presented at the conference organized at the Institute of educational technologies of C.N.R., in Rome, today, a growing world market of e-learning.

According to estimates, only in the U.S.A., the distance learning sector will reach ‘the 25 billion dollars by 2015.
In Western Europe and ‘already the second investment area.

E-learning is experienced as part of the University ‘telematics.

Forecasts indicate that in Eastern Europe the distance education (e-learning) will grow ‘by 24%
Asia 30%
and Africa 18%.

The e-learning ‘was identified as one of five strategic areas for the development of the Information Society in the European Union.

In addition, e-learning, according to the National center for technology innovation of the American institute for research, is among the 10 most ‘significant innovations of the next 20-30 years, along with alternative energy, nanotechnology, intelligent robots, the ‘virtual education and distance learning.