DALLAS, June 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kurzweil Education™, a division of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABCD), announced today that an agreement has been signed between Kurzweil Education and IG3 Education, located in Queensland, Australia, that enables IG3 to sell Kurzweil Education products exclusively in Australia and New Zealand.
“We are pleased to add IG3 Education to our expanding international distribution channel for Kurzweil 3000®+firefly® and Kurzweil 1000™,” said Richard Flower, director of international sales at Kurzweil Education. “We chose IG3 because they are the premier specialists in providing solutions for education, with over 75 percent of schools in Australia using their products. IG3 is committed to helping educators support every unique student. This mission aligns nicely with Kurzweil’s goal to deliver tools that unlock learning potential.”
“As an organization that strives to provide superior technology to educators in our market, we are confident that Kurzweil Education products will provide best-in-class solutions for our clients,” said Tony Church, chief executive officer at IG3. “Together, Kurzweil and IG3 will establish a strong team to support students who have learning disabilities or who are visually impaired. In the end it’s the students who will benefit from this new relationship, and we look forward to a bright future for them.”
Kurzweil 3000+firefly is an award-winning reading, writing, and study skills software that enables struggling students—including English Language Learners and those with learning differences such as dyslexia—to read, understand, and demonstrate their knowledge. When people hear what they are reading, use dictionaries that talk, and tackle the challenges of writing using tools to help organize their thinking and ideas, they can build and demonstrate what they know. With this combination of access and support, learners can make real academic progress. Kurzweil 3000+firefly helps learners meet rigorous standards and transforms struggle into success. Anchored in the principles of Universal Design for Learning, Kurzweil 3000+firefly is an easy, proven solution that ensures instruction and learning become personal—and meaningful progress becomes possible.
About Kurzweil Education
Kurzweil Education™ believes that great educational technology solves real problems. Our literacy and learning solutions offer learners a way up and a path forward. Students’ varying needs, their challenges, and their potential to achieve drive us to excel. That’s why we continue to develop literacy-boosting solutions that directly enhance opportunities to learn and achieve. Using the principles of Universal Design for Learning, our solutions deliver content and tools that enable all learners to read, understand, and demonstrate their learning using technology-based tools like Kurzweil 1000, Kurzweil 3000, and Kurzweil 3000+firefly. Kurzweil Education is a business unit of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit www.kurzweiledu.com.
About IG3 Education Ltd.
IG3 Education Ltd t/a Eduss Learning was established in 2001 and is today a renowned Education Solutions Specialists company, specialising in technology for teaching and learning, with product installed in over 75% of Australian Schools. IG3 Education’s success in the schools market is attributed to the fact that the company offers the highest level of service, training and support to its customers, and fully understand the needs of teachers. IG3 Education offers a vast range of supplemental curriculum software complemented by an extensive range of Interactive Technologies, with a well-established installation and support network throughout Australia. For more information, please visit www.ig3education.com.au.
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