Twinkl Collects Royal Award

29th June 2018

Twinkl Educational Publishing has been recognised for outstanding achievement in International Trade in a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Twinkl, based on Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, has been recognised with a prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade for its outstanding growth in overseas earnings. Twinkl's Chief Operating Officer, Amy Whitell, and Head of Strategic Operations, David Angrave will attend an exclusive reception held at Buckingham Palace in the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales. Amy said: -This is such a proud moment for Twinkl and I am delighted to be representing the company at such a special event. It's a very exciting time for us! -Twinkl's mission is to help those who teach, and this prestigious award will go a long way in helping us reach even more educators across the world. The Queen's Award is the UK's highest accolade for business success, recognising companies for outstanding achievement in International Trade, Innovation, Sustainable Development and Promoting Opportunity (through social mobility). Award winners are announced each year on Her Majesty's birthday, 21 April. The award is valid for five years and, during this time, successful organisations may fly the Queen's Award flag at their principal premises and are entitled to use the Emblem in all of their advertising. Jon Seaton, CEO at Twinkl, said: -In terms of recognition, this award is like rocket fuel. It is an internationally respected accolade and we hope this will help Twinkl break into new markets. -I really can't overstate the significance of winning this award it's incredible, added Jon. -It's a true reflection of the brilliant work our teams do on a daily basis to make a real difference in helping teachers around the world. With more than 460 team members worldwide, Twinkl is an award-winning online education publisher providing classroom materials. Many of the staff at Twinkl are ex-teachers meaning the materials on offer are created by teachers for teachers. Founded in 2010 by Jonathan and Susie Seaton, Twinkl has more than 500,000 quality classroom resources currently used in the majority of UK schools, including lesson packs, planning, assessment and display materials, all created in-house. With customers in more than 168 countries, including Christmas Islands, Twinkl has a focus on primary and pre-primary education, but is expanding rapidly into secondary materials. For more information, visit www.twinkl.co.uk.

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