TSL Education, publishers of the TES and TES Connect, the world’s largest professional network for teachers, has acquired a 50% stake in BrightSpark Education, the provider of on-line tutoring services into schools and the home, to create a new joint venture that will see TSL and BrightSpark roll out these services across the UK.
BrightSpark Education is an online learning company focused on maths at primary and secondary level. The company provides one-to-one tutoring online, integrated with structured curriculum content and state of the art technology, to provide an engaging, scalable and value-driven option that is designed for today’s student.
BrightSpark uses lesson plans and testing developed from across the national curriculum to ensure all one-to-one sessions are properly structured with instant feedback and analysis available after each lesson. Students can work with their tutors any day, anytime, from anywhere.
Louise Rogers, CEO of TSL Education, said: “We are very excited about this new joint venture, as it complements the investments we have already made in digital technology and teaching resources for schools and teachers. Tom Hooper and the team at BrightSpark have done an outstanding job in bringing this new service and technology to market. We are confident the TES brand and reach can help to deliver the service on a national basis across the UK”.
Tom Hooper, Managing Director of BrightSpark Education said; “we have had a hugely positive reaction from the schools, teachers, parents and students who are using our services to date and we have already seen improved results. Joining forces with the TES, a hugely respected and trusted brand whose innovative technology reaches into almost every classroom in the UK is a major endorsement of our service and gives us access to huge opportunities for the company”.
To find out more about BrightSpark visit www.brightsparkeducation.com