Discovery Communications Acquires Espresso Education
Discovery Communications announced their acquisition of leading provider of primary school digital education content in the U.K., Espresso Group Limited. Although the terms were not disclosed, Discovery Communications’ education division, Discovery Education, will oversea the business. This acquisition represents Discovery Communications’ first international education focused purchase; furthermore it spotlights Discovery’s commitment to giving educators, worldwide, with quality digital resources, professional networking and development, all will boost student achievement.
The CEO of Discover Education, Bill Goodwyn stated:
“For more than 10 years, Discovery Education has focused on transforming teaching and learning with the highest quality, standards-based digital content, unparalleled teacher training and the largest professional networking and learning community. Espresso Education’s commitment to high standards for content is well matched with Discovery Education’s mission, making this the perfect acquisition as we scale our efforts to positively impact student achievement around the world.”
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