18 July

What’s the difference between a virtual classroom and a webinar?

With all training and education programmes moving online, it’s easy to mix up the digital learning terms webinar or virtual classroom.

Let’s explore the difference between the two of them.

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Virtual Classroom

virtual classroom is an interactive live online session, which is used to achieve specific learning objectives as part of an overall programme or learning experience. 


webinar is a live online briefing or online seminar session used to deliver information to a large number of people in real life.

This means that a virtual classroom is designed with the purpose of facilitating a learning experience for a small group, while the purpose of a webinar is to deliver information or updates to a large group.