AcrossWorld partners with Sanako to offer Self-Directed Language Learning in India

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  • (1888PressRelease) June 08, 2012 - New Delhi, India - AcrossWorld Education, the global education SaaS company creating an ecosystem for Open Educational Resources (OER), has announced its partnership with Finland-based Sanako, the global leader in developing teacher-led language teaching software and modern language labs for over five decades, to offer a pioneering model for self-directed language learning in India. Sanako's cutting edge technology in education and language teaching has been used in over 100 countries. The integration of Acrossworld's service based platform with these learning applications makes language learning more fun and innovative exercise that motivates students and improves their writing, comprehension, and pronunciation skills.

    Through this association, Acrossworld's digital learning hub that allows self-directed language learning and offers individual learners access to educational degree options, now successfully integrates Sanako's product portfolio which includes two powerful language learning software applications, Sanako Study Solo and Mingoville.

    Sanako Study Solo is an application with integrated content that improves language skills either independently or in the language classroom. Using Study Solo, students can also listen to their recorded voices and compare them to sample material for intensive practice in intonation, inflection and accent reduction. With more than 1 million users worldwide, Mingoville is a pre-installed interactive game offering the world's most comprehensive online English lessons for kids that has incorporated ten themes such as family, nature, sports, food and shopping.

    Commenting on the partnership, Dr. Stephan Thieringer, CEO, AcrossWorld Education, says, "We empower learners and educators to succeed in education, and most importantly, we understand the need of effective language learning. We are pleased to join hands with Sanako and now we are able to enhance our mission to provide access to knowledge to students, better teaching, and preparedness for employment, and also extend the benefits of this partnership to students, teachers, colleges and universities."

    Sharing his views on the association with AcrossWorld Education, Tobias Elgh, CEO, Sanako, says, "Better speaking, comprehension and communication skills are very important tools for language learners. Sanako's offering focuses on helping schools, universities, training facilities and even governments and ministries of education improve language teaching and learning. We simplify the process of language learning without compromising our quality of services. AcrossWorld is passionate about addressing the systemic challenges in education, learning, and professional training and shares similar passion in creating the most inspirational and effective learning experiences and so we are looking forward to some of the encouraging outcomes from this association."

    Adds Dr. Stephan Thieringer, "The AcrossWorld-Sanako partnership will increase language learning through our customized offering and distribution channels, and will further complement our services to customers in the Indian market."

    About AcrossWorld Education
    AcrossWorld Education is a global technology platform and infrastructure company creating an ecosystem for Open Content in education that empowers individuals and institutions to excel at teaching and learning by making it easy and inexpensive to connect, collaborate and innovate. The AcrossWorld technology platform and infrastructure is a multi-source federated system of Open Content, Open Educational, Resources and Legacy Content. It uses proprietary algorithms to crowd source, review, rate, and recommend content for maximum use of Open Content and Open Educational Resources. AcrossWorld Education is passionate about addressing the systemic challenges in education and learning, how people are impacted, underserved, and without access to relevant and meaningful resources. The AcrossWorld technology platform addresses these challenges, while providing customized product and service offerings for the entire spectrum of users in private and public institutions.

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    About Sanako Corporation
    Sanako language learning solutions inspires exceptional results. As the global leader in teacher led language learning software, language labs, and next generation virtual language learning solutions, Sanako strives to improve comprehension, speaking and communication skills through efficient teaching methods. Sanako has worked closely with its customers for over 50 years for providing inspirational and personal language learning environments. Sanako's products and services include software and hardware based digital language labs for classrooms, cloud based solutions for virtual environment, flexible content integration and training modules as well as consultation.

    With more than 30,000 classroom installations in over 100 countries worldwide, Sanako solutions suit a variety of classroom and distance learning environments. The Finland based Sanako has offices in 6 countries and works with a network of over 200 partners worldwide. For more information, please visit

    For more information:
    Vivek Gupta +91 999 916 9878
    Vivek.gupta ( @ ) sanako dot com

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