IRIS Connect announces its new strategic partnership with global group, Cognition Education, who will provide IRIS Connect’s video for professional learning system to educators throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific islands.
IRIS Connect is delighted to announce their partnership with Cognition Education Group; a leading global provider of professional learning, education consultancy, and teacher recruitment in New Zealand.
Since Cognitions’ inception in 1989, the group has expanded their operations to more than 26 countries, working with 2000+ clients and have engaged 2 million learners worldwide. They have delivered some of the largest educational transformational projects in the world. The teamwork across public, private and not-for-profit sectors, helping clients ignite a passion for learning and create a lasting impact for learners of all ages.
This partnership provides Cognition Education exclusive distribution rights of IRIS Connect’s video professional development platform throughout New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific islands. It marks the beginning of an exciting collaboration that will offer educators and educational organisations throughout the region the opportunity to securely connect, collaborate, and bridge the gap between teaching and learning theory and classroom practice.
Andy Newell, Managing Director of IRIS Connect adds; “From our founding in 2008, we have believed that empowered, confident and connected teachers are stronger teachers. While video collaboration has the ability to overcome many of the barriers to effective professional learning, it’s clear that this is only a part of the picture. We are delighted to be breaking new ground by partnering with Cognition Education and look forward to supporting them on their journey”
Cognitions’ Education Managing Director for Asia Pacific, Ian Ormiston says: ‘Our strategic partnership with IRIS Connect has perfect synergy with our current suite of global educational brands and services and now provides Cognition with access to the latest learning technology that we can proudly offer to educators throughout Asia Pacific.’
For more information, please contact:
Katie Eldridge, IRIS Connect
About IRIS Connect
IRIS Connect exists to bridge the gap between effective professional development and classroom practice. The video-based platform is designed to support 21st-century professional learning, enabling teachers to effectively develop their practice, their collective efficacy and to maximise their impact on learning outcomes. Built out of research, IRIS Connect is now used by over 2,300 schools in 25 countries worldwide.
About Cognition Education Group
Cognition Education Group is a leading global provider of education consultancy, professional learning, teacher recruitment, early years and primary tutoring, e-learning and publishing services. Since its inception in New Zealand in 1989 the Group has grown their operations to more than 26 countries, delivering some of the largest educational transformational projects in the world. The team work across public, private and not-for-profit sectors, helping clients ignite a passion for learning and creates impact for learners of all ages.