Tagged: education

Textbook case

Oh dear, here we go again. Minister, backed by expert, wins over-excited headlines in right-of-centre newspapers alleging that British education publishers are producing below standard... Read more

Hodder withdraws sociology textbook over offensive statements

Hodder Education has withdrawn a GCSE sociology textbook from sale after concerns were raised that it contained a number of offensive statements about minority groups.... Read more

JS Group strikes deal with Salford university

The University of Salford has struck a partnership with learning resources provider Aspire Engage, a division of JS Group. Read more

Russian publishers protest over Prosveshenye 'dominance'

Leading Russian publishing houses have filed a petition to the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service, asking it to prevent the ever growing domination of Prosveshenye publishing... Read more

Pullman blasts government over status of arts in schools

Author Philip Pullman has said the UK is run by “philistines and barbarians” as government plans appear to reduce the status of arts subjects in... Read more

One exam board 'good for publishers and bookshops'

The prospect of one exam board for all examinations in England could improve textbooks and be positive for high street booksellers, two educational publishers have... Read more

Pearson sells Economist stake for £469m

Pearson has agreed to sell its 50% stake in The Economist Group for £469m in cash, and is now “100% focused” on its global education... Read more

Textbook publishing will be hit if exam boards scrapped

Textbook publishing will be hit if exam boards are scrapped in the UK, an academic publishing consultant has warned. Graham Taylor, formerly of the Publishers... Read more

Amazon 'to strike NY education e-book deal'

Amazon is poised to strike a deal with New York’s Department of Education to create an “e-book marketplace” for 1,800 public schools, according to reports.... Read more

'Delight' is focus at Yale Publishing Course

Structural disruption and all things digital were woven into discussions at the Yale Publishing Course, which took place in New Haven last week (19th-24th July).... Read more

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