New Delhi, Thursday, February 15, 2019: Oxford University Press (OUP), the world’s largest university press, won the “Best K-12 Publisher of the Year” award at the 9th Indian Education Awards 2019 for its exemplary work in the School education sector. The award was conferred by the Indian Education Congress on 12th February, 2019, in the presence of Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Government of India. Yash Mehta, Executive Director - School Education received the award on behalf of Oxford University Press.
The award is a testament to OUP’s growing presence in the School, Higher Education, Academic and Professional learning segments, where it’s print, digital and integrated offerings continue to lead the market.
Presently, OUP India directly engages with over 25,000 schools across the country, several hundred professional and higher education institutions and nearly 10 Mn teachers year on year, to ensure widest reach for its world-leading learning solutions.
The jury considered OUP’s pedagogically advanced learning resources, including textbooks, children’s books, dictionaries, atlases, assessment and integrated learning solutions for schools.
About Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP is the world's largest university press with the widest global presence. It currently publishes several education, reference and academic publications every year, has offices in around sixty countries, and employs nearly 6,000 people worldwide. OUP’s diverse publishing programme includes scholarly work in all academic disciplines, school and college textbooks, children's books, materials for teaching English, dictionaries and reference books, and academic journals. OUP also provides digital learning solutions designed to meet learning needs of the contemporary learner.