Candle Learning are celebrating this week after been selected as technical partners for American curriculum provider The Options Group, based in Texas.

The Halifax based e-learning provider has signed a three-year deal with The Options Group to deliver English language examination and online training.

The Options Group is the USA’s premier education services provider with offices located in the US, China, Malaysia and Australia. Their transnational school programs allow students to study abroad or at home, making an e-learning platform the perfect study solution for remote education.

The team at Candle Learning has been chosen to create a bespoke English language proficiency exam and course for Chinese students which is expected to deliver examinations to 5,000 students during the length of the agreement.

As the sole provider for the English language examination and online training, Candle Learning has an envious track record in developing, designing and implementing tailored e-learning platforms to help organisations realise their potential and develop their businesses.

Working with training providers, industry experts and coaching professionals, the partnership with the Options Group is the latest in a long line of successful collaborations that will help them provide quality e-learning to their students in China.

As the project gets underway, there are already plans to expand the service to other areas of Asia in what is certain to be a long and successful partnership.

Director Andy Jack said: “We’re delighted to have secured this partnership. Options Group are an ambitious business and we’re looking forward to working with them to develop the technical platform to underpin their growth.

“Having worked in the Chinese market previously, we know about the challenges this presents and this was one of the key reasons we were chosen.

“English language training is a burgeoning industry in China, so we’re delighted to be working with Options Group to explore this together.”

Jeffrey Immel, Chief Executive Officer at The Options Group said, “This relationship with Candle Learning represents a powerful opportunity for The Options Group to help us significantly expand our presence in China; a vibrant and very important market for our organization. We’re excited to provide our customers with the very best digital learning products in English language assessment and coursework, which Candle Learning will be developing.”


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