PRESS RELEASE: Release Date: 3 December 2021
Oxford University Press (OUP), Pakistan and Knowledge Platform have entered into an agreement to advance education technology in Pakistan. Under the agreement, OUP will progressively bring digital versions of its best-selling school education portfolio in Pakistan onto a learning management platform customized by Knowledge Platform to meet OUP’s requirements. OUP will also make available Knowledge Platform’s deep body of high-quality digital content, aligned to OUP textbooks, to customers across Pakistan.
Arshad Saeed Husain, Managing Director, Oxford University Press Pakistan, noted: “The COVID pandemic has greatly accelerated the shift towards digital education technology in schools. We believe that successful school systems will continue to extend their strengths in combining digital and traditional education practices. We are delighted to form an education technology collaboration with Knowledge Platform after extensive market analysis and evaluation of their learning technologies, digital content, and service capacity.”
Mahboob Mahmood, the CEO of Knowledge Platform added: “We are honored to form a strategic collaboration with OUP, Pakistan’s leading textbook publisher. Over the coming years, education practices will evolve rapidly with traditional publishers and ed-tech companies combining their capacities to bring impactful new learning solutions to market. We believe our collaboration provides rich soil for innovation in education.”
Oxford University Press (OUP) is a department of the University of Oxford. If furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship and education by publishing worldwide. For additional information, please visit https://oup.com.pk/.
Knowledge Platform is Pakistan’s leading education technology company and provides digital content, learning technologies, and education transformation solutions for students, parents, teachers, and schools across the country. For additional information, please visit https://www.knowledgeplatform.com.pk/.
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