Publishers rewrite the narrative on print textbooks

Publishers rewrite the narrative on print textbooks

The 2018 back to School (BTS) season arrives this August and September, full of contradictions.

Digital innovation in the education sector from both traditional publishers and EdTech companies continues apace. The money is being splashed about on development and, to some extent, the kit delivering digital learning. Earlier this year, US learning tech researcher Metaari released a white paper contending that a record $9.5bn (£7.1bn) was invested worldwide on EdTech companies in 2017. Meanwhile, a British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) survey, published in January, said spending on...

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