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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Scholastic UK to take on distribution of Marie Clay list

London 27th May 2015. Global Education Systems Ltd, the global managers of Marie M. Clay’s body of work have appointed Scholastic UK to distribute the entire list in the United Kingdom and Eire effective immediately. 
 
For three decades Marie M. Clay has been acknowledged as a world leader in research on literacy learning, child development and the prevention of learning disorders. Her early academic work as a child psychologist involved the observation and study of children as they acquire literacy. An outcome of this research was the development of reliable tools for assessing progress with literacy learning and these instruments have been published and are widely used around the world today. Marie’s decision to focus on struggling learners and the resulting development of the Reading Recovery early intervention changed how the education community worldwide viewed these children’s chances of becoming literate. There have been many other publications by Marie M. Clay in the areas of writing, oral language and classroom learning. 
  
Tracy Strudley, Sales and Marketing Director Global Ed NZ said: Teachers and Educators in and around the UK will now have access to all Marie Clay Literacy Trust titles. They can expect fast and efficient service from Scholastic UK, not only for those titles that are focused on Reading Recovery but also titles for classroom teachers of literacy. 
 
Gordon Knowles, M D Scholastic Education UK said:  We are delighted to be taking on the distribution of the Marie Clay list. Marie Clay has made a huge contribution to the education of young children around the world, recognising how critical reading is to children’s success and the list is a perfect fit with Scholastic’s mission to support teachers and parents in helping children to read independently and joyfully. 
 
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ABOUT GLOBAL EDUCATION SYSTEMS LTD 

Global Education Systems (Global Ed) is a leading educational publishing company based in New Zealand. Global Ed publishes modern literacy material and supporting teacher resources for students ages 4 to 12 years. The focus of the material is not just to teach decoding, but to engage students with meaningful texts that teach in-depth comprehension and writing. The overall aim of all Global Ed resources is to equip students with a burning desire to become lifelong readers and writers. www.globaled.co.nz 

ABOUT SCHOLASTIC  

Scholastic is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and related services and children's media. Scholastic creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, magazines, multi-media and other products that help children learn both at school and at home.  The company distributes its products and services worldwide through a variety of channels, including school-based book clubs and book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, on-air and online at www.scholastic.co.uk 
 
 
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Sarah Thornton, Thornton PR, NZ  
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