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LearningMate acquires JobReady.Me, creating a complete employment readiness platform for colleges and workforce agencies around the world

LearningMate | July 12, 2022 | Read time : 2:21 min

LearningMate
LearningMate, the leading technology and content solutions company supporting edtech companies, educational institutions, government, and workforce agencies around the world, today announced its acquisition of JobReady, an online platform delivering high-quality, affordable, relevant career pathways and credentials for the 21st century to a million job seekers and career shifters.

In recent years, demand for new types of credentials has risen rapidly, and JobReady has helped workforce agencies, community colleges, and universities respond to this demand. The combination of the JobReady platform with LearningMate’s services and Frost's content management suite creates a powerful, end-to-end, lifelong learning and credentialing solution for workforce agencies and educational institutions to meet the fast-changing needs of employers and job-seekers across the world.

“In the past 18 months, JobReady has issued thousands of job-aligned credentials and created learning pathways for hundreds of careers, empowering colleges, workforce programs and training organizations to rapidly configure and establish affordable options for job seekers,” said Bill Hughes, CEO and founder of JobReady. “By joining the LearningMate family, the team will have access to the resources and technology capabilities needed to support this rapid growth and meet the needs of job-seekers and employers everywhere.”

“LearningMate and JobReady share a common vision for lifelong learning. I am excited to welcome JobReady customers and employees to the LearningMate family, JobReady customers will benefit from a world-class services team backed by one of the largest Edtech solutions companies in the world.”

Samudra Sen, LearningMate’s CEO

About LearningMate
LearningMate is a Straive group company that focuses on the needs of next-generation learners. The company builds on a strong foundation of learning design with progressive technology, digital media, and engineering solutions to connect today’s learners, educators, administrators, policymakers, and content creators with the information, tools, and solutions they need to be successful. With six consulting offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and India, LearningMate serves a global clientele of education publishers, traditional and non-traditional EdTech companies, K-20 schools, universities and career colleges, government agencies, non-profits, corporate learning departments, and education consortia. Learn more at http://www.learningmate.com.

About JobReady
JobReady is an adult-education and workforce development solution that connects learners to careers and provides affordable career skills training to individuals to improve their job readiness. Together with its partners JobReady offers a unique combination of a deep, career-fit assessment and curated career-aligned course collections from thousands of courses, enabling job seekers to follow upskilling pathways that lead to jobs and promotions. Initial pathways include cybersecurity, data science, project management, IT and networking, software development, skilled trades, manufacturing, project management, business skills, leadership, and certifications.

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The latest study released by McGraw  Hill Education in partnership with Hanover Research has 3000 students voice their digital preferences in college education. The infographic shows research on why students prefer digital reading over print.Digital content conversion and publishing can be stated as the initial step towards the synergy of education and technology also called as ‘EdTech’. The same approach was adopted by Educational institutes as well as corporate organizations for training and development of their workforce.

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The latest study released by McGraw  Hill Education in partnership with Hanover Research has 3000 students voice their digital preferences in college education. The infographic shows research on why students prefer digital reading over print.Digital content conversion and publishing can be stated as the initial step towards the synergy of education and technology also called as ‘EdTech’. The same approach was adopted by Educational institutes as well as corporate organizations for training and development of their workforce.

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