Country Spotlight: Singapore: Educational and STM Publishing

By and large, Singapore’s education system, which is among the most highly regarded in the world, is a boon to its publishing industry. No subject is more popular, or more competitive, than mathematics. Known as Singapore math, the city-state’s mathematics teaching method and curriculum is garnering a lot of attention from teachers, publishers, and education ministries across the globe. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Literary Publishing

Singapore literature, or Sing lit as it is known locally, is getting hot—and it is not because of the island’s tropical climate. Recent months have seen many titles, from literary fiction to middle grade series, getting picked up by overseas publishers, including those from the U.K. and U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Top 12 Writers and Titles to Watch

From literary fiction to middle-grade series, Singapore’s new literary voices are getting louder, and their works finding new homes far away from the tropical city-state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Events to Watch

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content, managed by the National Book Development Council of Singapore, explores the entire spectrum of children’s content, from creation to distribution to consumption. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Copyright Update

The last major updates to the Singapore Copyright Act were in 2004, before the era of tablets, e-readers, and smartphones. The law, which was enacted in 1987, is in urgent need of an overhaul to address the opportunities that have arisen from new technologies, and to close the loopholes that may... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emirates Publishers Association Opens Educational Publishing Seminar

Grounded in discussions on supporting UAE-based education publishers, this two-day program includes road-mapping sessions to plan the next five years. The post Emirates Publishers Association Opens Educational Publishing Seminar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-28 05:15:12 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: China Education Publishing & Media

China Education Publishing & Media Group (China Education) was formed in December 2010 as a strategic merger to reshape educational publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S to publish Michael Holding's 'message of re-education'

Simon & Schuster is to publish former West Indies Test cricketer Michael Holding's Why We Kneel, How We Rise.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 17:25:25 UTC ]
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IPG to offer Skills Hub to Singapore publishers

The IPG is to provide members of the Singapore Book Publishers Association with the use of the Skills Hub, as part of a new licensing agreement.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 17:07:54 UTC ]
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BESA director praises education publishers' response to Covid-19

Caroline Wright has praised the education publishing sector for "adapting since day one" to support schools and students learning from home during the coronavirus lockdown.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 20:05:40 UTC ]
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Education publishers optimistic that goodwill from free resources will endure

With home learning a new and potentially long-lasting part of the education picture, a number of thosein the sector believe their freeing of resources during the lockdown will reap long-term gains. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 09:32:53 UTC ]
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DK to publish first educational fiction series

DK will publish its first educational fiction series The Secret Explorers, developed in association with packager Working Partners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 09:07:52 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight 2019: Education and Representation at AASL

Librarians share their takeaways from the American Association of School Librarians National Conference, which wrapped up November 16 in Louisville, Ky. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight 2019: OverDrive Education Celebrates Sora

Sora, OverDrive Education’s K–12 student reading app, is marking its first birthday with some impressive stats, as well as ed tech honors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Educational Publishers File Suit to Block Sale of Pirated E-books

The country's largest educational publishers have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop pirate sites from illegally selling their e-books and have won a temporary restraining order. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Former book publisher creates educational courses for adults

In 2006, while visiting his daughter at Bard College, Steven Schragis didn't just attend the faculty's mini talks for parents; he came home with a plan for a company that would make continuing... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-10-17 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Guille-Marrett joins indie education publisher

Emily Guille-Marrett has been appointed head of English publishing and training at independent education publisher, Maths - No Problem!, to build a new literacy business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 22:20:23 UTC ]
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Senators Question Education Publishers’ Data Collection Practices

An August 12 letter, signed by three senators raised concerns that the data harvested and maintained by digital educational publishers today “could pose a serious risk to students, parents, and educational institutions" if "stolen, collected, or sold without their permission or knowledge.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Education publisher Pearson to phase out print textbooks

Pearson says students will only be able to rent physical books as it makes all products "digital first". Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2019-07-16 06:14:53 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton publishes de Botton's 'Emotional Education'

Hamish Hamilton will publish The School of Life: An Emotional Education from Alain de Botton’s The School of Life in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-14 08:03:09 UTC ]
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