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EDBRIEF: Oxford University Press acquires Epigeum for £10 million

Oxford University Press has acquired Epigeum, an e-learning platform spun out of Imperial College London, for £10.7 million, reports EducationInvestor.

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EDBRIEF: Oxford University Press acquires Language Portal bab.la

Oxford University Press announced the acquisition of Hamburg-based online dictionary and language portal bab.la. Financial details have not been shared.

Founded in 2007, bab.la offers crowdsourced online dictionaries in 25 languages as well as translation and language learning features like games, quizzes, forums, and phrase books.

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Oxford University Press partners with China’s largest E-Learning Platform Hujiang

Oxford University Press signed a partnership with Hujiang, China’s largest e-learning platform. Through the partnership Hujiang will use digital content from OUP, primarily in English language teaching.

Hujiang’s customers are predominantly young Chinese white-collar workers who work for foreign companies in the country. As first step in this partnership Hujiang developed Hujiang International Business English course which features the digitized version of Oxford University Press’ Business Result.

Founded in 2006, Hujiang has attracted 3 million paying customers, 70 million registered members, and 200 million visitors.

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