Best Schools: Schools embrace 'digital schoolbag'

Folens is a forward-thinking publisher exploring the many ways of teaching and learning with digital content, writes Leslie Faughnan.

11th March, 2012
Best Schools: Schools embrace 'digital schoolbag'
Shane Stafford, sales and marketing director, Folens.

With more than half of the teachers in Irish primary and secondary schools subscribed its online publishing service, Folens has a good claim to market leadership.

Those 30,000 users of its website ( are benefiting not just from e-book versions of their chosen textbooks but also a wide and expanding range of complementary material.

"We launched it in 2009 and, from the beginning, were determined to offer more than just e-texts online," said Shane...

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