ABC Enterprises, the commercial division of the ABC, is pleased to announce the appointment of Harcourt Education Australia as publisher of its educational products for distribution to the Australian education sector.
Harcourt Education Australia is a major educational publisher of classroom resources for teachers and students from the first year of school through to Year 12, and is across every state in Australia. Harcourt Education Australia is a part of the education portfolio of Reed Elsevier. It holds significant publishing positions in education across the USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
ABC Enterprises recognises an ever-increasing demand from the educational sector for enhanced content and resources in formats including audio visual, packaged audio and text and magazines. This new partnership reinforces the ABC’s commitment to ensuring the on-going development and distribution of quality, relevant products for the highly regarded ABC TV education programs such as the multi-award winning Behind the News, Being Me and For The Juniors.
“ABC Enterprises is delighted to partner with Harcourt Education Australia. Like the ABC, Harcourt is committed to the education sector,” said Ty Speer, General Manager Consumer Publishing and Content Sales, for ABC Enterprises.
“Harcourt’s strengths are twofold – it is absolutely focused on its market and dedicated to its development. The company’s educational publishing and distribution expertise will further ensure the success of our partnership,” he added.
“We are very proud to partner with the ABC on its educational products. Our appointment is an opportunity to be involved with high quality products from a trusted organisation that further promotes the standards we set of ourselves as a publisher,” said David O’Brien, Managing Director, Harcourt Education Australia.