Edtech platform Insendi acquired by Study Group
International education provider Study Group has announced that it has acquired edtech platform Insendi.
A Study Group statement said that it believes the acquisition of Insendi will be an opportunity for the business to increasing its market share in blended, online and international education.
Following the acquisition, Insendi will still operate as a separate entity within Study Group, in order to maintain its focus on innovation.
Study Group sees value in Insendi technical credentials
Emma Lancaster, Chief Executive of Study Group, said: “Insendi is a great company with high-quality international higher education partners and an exciting potential in its own right. Together with Study Group’s 25 years of experience of working with university partners and helping international students succeed, we see significant opportunities.
“We are particularly attracted to working with Insendi because of their strong educational focus and background, and we are confident that the ability of our students to progress to excellent universities, to thrive and achieve success in their studies and careers will be enhanced by this development.”
Lancaster stated that Study Group was greatly impressed by Insendi’s technical credentials as well as the way they emerged from their work at Imperial College.
Insendi co-founder welcomes acquisition
Dr David LeFevre, Director and co-founder of Insendi, also expressed his pleasure at becoming part of Study Group. He said he believes this acquisition will be mutually beneficial as both companies will be able to make the most of the combined strengths.
He said, “Our shared view is that these technologies are increasingly important to students and teachers and they will play a pivotal role in the future as international education addresses questions of access, resilience and environmental sustainability. We are excited about exploring these possibilities.”
Dr LeFevre’s statement also noted that both companies will be fully committed to making use of innovative technology to improving student attainment through supporting educational research and learning.
Zahra Hamdani is an Ireland-based reporter for Global Education Times who focuses on European and South Asian education news. When she is not writing for GET News, Zahra is a school-teacher and educationist with experience in both Primary and Secondary schools in the Republic of Ireland as well as in Pakistan.
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