Oxford University Press (OUP) collaborates with Valuepoint Academy to provide English language training to Professionals

This partnership will help develop employable talent, certified through the ‘Oxford Quality Programme’

Bangalore, 25 January, 2017: Oxford University Press India and Valuepoint Academy today announced their collaboration to provide English language courses to working professionals as a part of the ‘Oxford Quality Programme’. This association will endeavour to improve communication skills, knowledge of English language and overall personality of learners, towards improving their longer-term career prospects. Valuepoint Academy will run the ‘Oxford Quality Programme’ at its Bangalore and Pune centres.

Oxford University Press (OUP) collaborates with Valuepoint Academy to provide English language training to Professionals

Speaking about this partnership, Paras Bansal, Business Head - Higher Education, Trade and Professional Learning, Oxford University Press India said, “We are delighted to partner with Valuepoint Academy to collaboratively impart learning of English language to young career professionals. Proficiency in English is one of the accepted and identified parameters for better employment opportunities, not just in India but across several global geographies. He added “OUP is well-respected for its best-in-class English Language Teaching (ELT) content, which we continually endeavour to develop and put out in several formats for benefit of learners.”

Rajan Sood, Managing Director of Valuepoint Academy said, “We, as an institution are delighted to be working in collaboration with Oxford University Press. Our aim in partnering with one of the most well-respected education company is to provide our students the best learning material possible, right from textbook materials to teaching methods. We feel that our students can gain improved learning outcomes through this partnership”.

“The Oxford Quality Programme” provides institutions with a suite of educational solutions for English language training. This enables them to be assured in receiving high quality professional development, dedicated consultation services, comprehensive testing and assessment and the best quality English Language Teaching materials. For over a period of two years, Valuepoint Academy will work in collaboration with Oxford University Press to ensure the highest quality of curriculum, assessment materials and teacher training. This partnership will offer the students, enhanced learning experience and access to world class content that include both print based course and digital learning tools.

The partnership will also introduce a 6 month diploma course supported by the study material from Oxford University Press. The students taking this course will receive a joint certificate from Valuepoint Academy and Oxford University Press upon the course completion.

About Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the world's largest university press with the widest global presence. Our global academic publishing program spans the entire academic and higher education spectrum, including a wide array of scholarly and general interest books, journals, and online products. Our mission is to support Oxford University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education. As a press,

We take pride in this mission, which allows us to enable, support, and facilitate research and scholarship. Our authors range from classic thinkers to modern masters, including twentieth-century

Nobel Prize winners, and come from across the globe. OUP brings together leading scholars to address contemporary political issues. Published and developed in partnership with the world's most prestigious learned societies, OUP is proud to publish leading journals in the area. Website: www.oup.com

About Valuepoint Academy

Valuepoint Academy is a premier institution engaged in teaching English Language and imparting Effective Communication Skills and Personality Development. It is located in the IT city of Bangalore and Pune. This academy was founded in 1996, by Mr. Rajan Sood and Ms. Meenu Sood, to impart comprehensive and practical training in effective communication in English Language.

For more information, please visit : http://www.valuepointacademy.com/