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Launch of Kazakh to English online dictionary

9

Apr

Astana,Kazakhstan April 9th 2015

In partnership with the U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan, Knowledge Partners, the exclusive partner of Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. USA in Kazakhstan, has launched a Kazakh to English online dictionary of more than 27,000 words.

The announcement launching this comprehensive online dictionary was made at the WORLDDIDAC exhibition in Astana, Kazakhstan.

The online dictionary is available free of cost from the official website of Knowledge Partners www.knowledgepartners.kz.

Know for Sure Quiz, Hyderabad

7

Mar

Hyderabad, March 7th 2015

Encyclopædia Britannica India organized Know for Sure Quiz–II on 7th March 2015 in association with the Narayana Group of Schools in Hyderabad, Telangana. A total of 210 teams from Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Odisha participated in the prelims of the quiz, which was in the form of a written examination. Out of 210 teams, a total of 6 teams qualified for the final round, which was conducted by India 's legendary quizmaster, Mr Siddhartha Basu.

Aishwarya Karthik and Supreetha Reddy from Bengaluru – VRP won the competition. Winners were given Rs. 1 lac cash and Britannica Global Edition worth Rs. 35000/–. 2nd Prize Winners Rajendra G.V.V and Divya S. from Chennai – RP won Rs. 50000/- cash and Britannica Student Encyclopedia set worth Rs. 18900/–. 3rd prize winners Kanishk Chowdary G. and Revanth Turlapati from Hyderabad – OKP won Rs. 25000/– cash and Britannica World Atlas, Britannica Visual Dictionary and Ultimate Reference Suite worth Rs. 9000/– .

Britannica®School Wins Bett Award

21

Jan

London, January 21st 2015

Britannica® School, our comprehensive information solution for the preK–12 classroom, has won the prestigious Bett Award, the highest honour for an educational–technology product in Britain. We add this to several other awards that the product has won, including the Golden Lamp and Distinguished Achievement Awards from the Association of American Publishers, and a host of outstanding product reviews from educators and journalists in several countries. Demand for Britannica School continues to be strong around the world, and through the hard work of our editors, developers and marketing teams we continue to improve it.


More information about the Bett Awards is available at the Bett Awards website.

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