Collins Learning m.d. looks to future growth in Far East to expand market reach

Collins Learning m.d. looks to future growth in Far East to expand market reach

The UK government has started to interfere with textbook publishing in a “narrow and constrictive” way, leaving the educational publishing industry “reeling”, the m.d. of Collins Learning has warned.

Colin Hughes, who joined the HarperCollins division in 2012, said the government now recognises the importance of good quality textbooks in the classroom (after a 30 to 40-year period when textbook use was discouraged) but is abusing its power by telling [teachers] which books they should use.

“The main way in which this has taken shape is the Maths Mastery programme in primary schools, which...

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