Sanoma acquires Iddink Group, a leading Dutch educational platform and service provider, and enters the integrated digital educational platform business for secondary and vocational education. Iddink Group provides Sanoma with a strong platform for future growth in the Netherlands, Belgium and Spain.
In this year Sanoma also acquires itslearning, an international provider of award-winning cloud-based learning platforms. With both acquisitions Sanoma Learning will serve about 15 million students across Europe and employ a large pool of top European ed-tech talents.
Also in this year, Sanoma acquires Clickedu, one of the leading providers of digital educational platforms in Spain. Clickedu offers its customers both a school administration system and a digital learning environment and serves around 450 schools mainly in Spain, but also in Latin America and UK. In Spain, Clickedu is the leading provider of educational platforms in the Catalonia area.
Educational publisher Malmberg, a Sanoma Learning company, announces the acquisition of educational publisher Essener. Essener is the specialist in teaching methods in social studies in secondary schooling in the Netherlands. The acquisition allows Malmberg to further expand its offering for the societal subjects.