We are thrilled to share some exciting news from Discovery Education. Recently, Discovery Education acquired Espresso Education, the leading provider of primary school digital education content in the United Kingdom.
From Discovery Education CEO, Bill Goodwyn – “For more than 10 years, Discovery Education has transformed teaching and learning across the U.S. with the highest quality, standards-based digital content, unparalleled teacher training and the largest professional networking and learning community of its kind, the Discovery Educator Network. To further expand the success Discovery Education has realized in the U.S. market, Discovery Education has announced the strategic acquisition of Espresso Education, the leading provider of primary school digital education content in the U.K. The deal, which represents the first international education-focused acquisition for the company, highlights Discovery’s commitment to providing educators worldwide with quality digital resources, professional development and networking tools they need to accelerate student achievement.
In the 16 years since its founding, Espresso Education has become a leader in e-learning, changing the way students learn through a blend of visual media and interactive resources throughout the U.K. market. Available in almost 11,500 schools, Espresso Education has grown to become the U.K. leader in supplemental digital education services with brands including Espresso Primary, Clipbank and Channel 4 Learning. The company specializes in taking educational concepts and applying a “real world” context to support understanding through a combination of video and multimedia resources. It serves nearly 50 percent of schools in the U.K. with its Espresso Primary services.”