Kortext uplifts vulnerable families in a remote community in Nepal

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Based on GDP per capita Nepal is ranked as one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2015 a massive earthquake struck the region of Listikot, affecting vulnerable families living in the area. Three of those families – The Tamang, the Ganesh Bishwakarma and the Shomati Bishwakarma families were badly affected by the earthquake.

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Latest lockdown should not lead to loss of learning

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Independent regulator of higher education for England, Office for Students (OfS), has written a letter to all higher education institutions in the country in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19 and its impact on university learning.  In the letter, Office for Students wrote: “Universities should do all they can to deliver the teaching they

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The Kortext / Aspire Story

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Kortext was founded in 2013 with a vision to help every learner achieve more. In a little over 5 years we have become the UK’s leading personal learning platform and supplier of digital textbooks. Working with over 3,500 publishers including Pearson, McGraw Hill, Wiley and Oxford University Press, we supply over 1 million digital books

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Free “prescribed” etextbooks alleviate impact of university campus closures in South Africa

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With university campuses closed around the world due to Covid-19 and students unable to access their library, leading global etextbook platform provider Kortext, in conjunction with their South African partner Govtek, is enabling students to continue studying anytime anywhere by providing online access to their critical prescribed textbooks for free. Students are now able to

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#GoGreen Campaign Launches in Support of UN International Day of Forests

#GoGreen, a new campaign supporting reforestation to combat the impacts of publishing on sustainability, is launching today in support of the United Nations’ International Day of Forests. 300 million tons of paper are consumed every year by the journal publishing industry alone. Add to that books, textbooks, newspapers and magazines across academic and commercial sectors

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