Covid diaries: the education entrepreneur

Walking into the office and seeing the team working away has quickly become the highlight of my day. Over lockdown, I found working from home a really lonely experience and have been so grateful for the slow transition back into the office. The experience, however, was made even more challenging by the fact that coronavirus accelerated some of the industry issues we’ve been pushing for a number of years around the accessibility and security of content, meaning it has been one of the busiest times for our business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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