Discovery Education Acquires DoodleLearning

Discovery Education

Discovery Education, a Charlotte, NC-based edtech company, acquired DoodleLearning, a United Kingdom-based provider of Math and English Language Arts products.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The acquisition expands Discovery Education’s digital product suite in Math and ELA, and strengthens the UK presence.

Led by CEO Nicola Chilman and COO Tom Minor, DoodleLearning provides products supporting instruction in Math and English Language Arts for grades Pre-K to 9. The products, which create personalized learning experiences that help improve students’ academic achievement and confidence, have been used by over one million children in the U.K. and around the world.

As part of the Discovery Education family of services, DoodleLearning will continue to apply its educational ability to building and deploying learning solutions for students worldwide.

Led by Chief Executive Officer Scott Kinney and backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through its multimedia content, instructional supports, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale. The company serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 100 countries and territories.

DoodleLearning complements Discovery Education’s digital services, which include Discovery Education’s K-12 platform, Mystery Science, STEM Connect, and the MathScience, and Social Studies Techbooks.