‘We need to leave the old distinction between analog and digital behind,’ says a Danish educational publisher. But is the new approach working?
Creating a unified interface, Odilo partners with Plan Ceibal’s educational outreach. And translators are the stars of the French-American competition.
Tbilisi’s textbook industry is in crisis because of what the International Publishers Association calls Georgia’s ‘self-defeating’ government policy.
In an effort to combat counterfeit print textbooks, distributors partner with publishers on a protocol of inspection and alerts.
With book production down 40 percent in Russia, the country’s publishers are looking to favorable book pricing as a source of revenue growth in 2017.
A market with few reliable statistics, Pakistan’s literary leaders work in Western publishing markets and its main play at home is in textbooks.
Tanzania has banned private companies from publishing textbooks, citing poor quality. Some stakeholders question the government’s ability to oversee textbook production.
Purchases of close to 200,000 copies of textbooks in some parts of the Moscow school system are deemed incorrectly influenced by municipal recommendations in favor of one publisher.
Even as some in publishing seem resistant to the educational benefits of text-to-speech, proponents like ReadSpeaker say the technology is getting stronger.
When ‘an increasingly globalized and educated population’ demands more, ‘publishers are faced with the challenge of redefining an industry,’ in the United Arab Emirates.