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Discovery Education announced as ‘Education Exporter of the Year’ finalist

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Discovery Education, the leading digital content provider for schools in the UK and around the world, has been announced as a finalist at this year’s Education Resources Awards (ERAs).

Organised by The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the ERAs celebrate success and innovation among the UK’s leading education suppliers and are widely recognised as a benchmark of excellence. Now in their 24th year, the awards focus on the resources, services and people that make a practical impact on learning and the day-to-day work of teachers in the classroom.

Discovery Education is proud to be nominated as Education Exporter of the Year in recognition of the company’s considerable achievements during 2020. Making great inroads into target markets in Asia, MENA and Latin America, the business has significantly increased its new channel partnerships, while supporting schools maintain students’ continuity of learning at this challenging time.

Discovery Education’s key international partnerships include:

Egypt: Over 20 million students and 1.3 million teachers use Discovery Education’s digital content. Discovery Education is the primary STEM partner for the Egyptian Knowledge Bank – the world’s largest collection of online resources.

Chile: Working in partnership with the Chilean Ministry of Education, Discovery Education supports the Presidential initiative Me Conecto Para Aprender. Over 100,000 Chilean students and 3,000 teachers now use Discovery Education Techbook.

Sweden: 437,000 primary school students use Discovery Education’s dynamic digital learning resources.

Robin Headlee, Managing Director of Discovery Education International said,

“We are absolutely delighted to be shortlisted as a finalist in the Education Exporter of the Year category. This accolade reflects the vision and hard work of Discovery Education International and our partners across the globe, and I believe this positive feedback will drive our team to continue finding new ways to help educators accelerate students’ academic achievement.”

Discovery Education is the global leader in curriculum-matched digital resources and professional development for teachers everywhere. Together we’re re-imagining learning, harnessing the power of technology to bring the real world into the classroom and ignite pupils’ curiosity.

Serving 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, Discovery Education’s award-winning resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. In the UK, Discovery Education’s digital resources are trusted by thousands of UK primary schools, who choose the award-winning digital learning service Discovery Education Espresso along with Discovery Education Health and Relationships and Discovery Education Coding, to deliver the National Curriculum.

About Discovery Education

Discovery Education is the global leader in curriculum-aligned digital resources, engaging content, and professional learning for primary and secondary classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences,and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education currently serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources areaccessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with local authorities, academy trusts, schools and like-minded organisations to empower teachers with customised solutions that support the success of all learners.

Angie Shatford, Press Officer

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