Oxford University Press merges its two education divisionsOxford University Press merges its two education divisions
on Sep 23, 2019 Oxford University Press (OUP) has announced the merger of its two education divisions - Oxford Education and Asia Education - into a new business operating across the world. The new division will be headed by Fathima Dada, the current managing director of Oxford Education. South Africa-born Fathima, who began her career as a teacher in the apartheid era and has also worked with Pearson, takes up the new position immediately. OUP CEO Nigel Portwood said that creating a single division, focused on the publishing house''s education markets, will help it to compete more effectively and further enhance its ability to serve schools and learners across the world.
We are already very successful in the markets that we serve, but we want to ensure that we can accelerate our digital transformation and building of market-leading educational services, Portwood said.
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