Best Schools: Time to optimise e-books for future of our schools

Today's huge online content resources, used daily by over 18,000 Irish teachers, demonstrate the revolution of textbook publisher Edco.

11th March, 2012
Best Schools: Time to optimise e-books for future of our schools
Patrick Barry, digital development manager of Edco, with students from Clondalkin Community College, Dublin.

Today's huge online content resources, used daily by over 18,000 Irish teachers, demonstrate the revolution of textbook publisher Edco since its origins as the Educational Company of Ireland in 1910.

Its senior management foresaw the potential impact of the web on Irish primary and secondary schools, and on its own business, more than a decade ago.

Edco has offered a range of services including book orders to schools and teachers through its website since the 90s. "We...

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