LINCOLN, Neb., June 29, 2022 — FACTS, a division of Nelnet, Inc. (NYSE: NNI), announced its new partnership with GlobalED, a global education credentialing organization. The partnership will expand FACTS’ offerings, providing its international clients with professional development and certification courses.
By teaming up with GlobalED, FACTS can now offer international school leaders and teachers the ability to further their education and receive globally recognized credentials and certifications. This offering comes with over 1,600 professional development courses, English placement exams and training programs, first-time teacher certifications, and a digital wallet for schools and teachers to keep track of their globally authenticated credentials.
“Our GlobalED partnership represents a degree of significance we have needed to fully achieve our desired mission,” said Mark Wile, executive vice president of FACTS international sales. “We seek to not only move institutions to modern practice around best-in-class service and operations; we want to partner with schools to achieve the highest degree of learning and practice around competitive instructional design and delivery. In short, we aim to contribute to international schools’ vitality and sustainability by enabling professional educators and leaders to have ready access to some of the most coveted learning available today. We believe FACTS and GlobalED can achieve this result.”
This partnership will offer a number of services, including certifications for first-time teachers, certifications for online and hybrid teaching, English placement exams for those wanting to teach English or to teach subjects in English, and ongoing professional development for school leaders and teachers.
“GlobalED is focused on helping people lead their best lives, and this partnership with FACTS to offer globally recognized certifications gives individuals the opportunity to take advantage of the global shortage of credentialed staff,” said Trina Angelone, president of GlobalED. “This partnership provides their international school partners access to trusted, standards-aligned training, personal learning pathways, verified credentials, and so much more to meet the modern needs of professionals working in the age of hybrid, online, and traditional learning. These are exciting times for people who want to embrace self-improvement for a better life.”
FACTS, a division of Nelnet, Inc. (NYSE: NNI), is committed to making educational dreams possible for families and students, as well as enhancing the financial stability and affordability of educational institutions. FACTS serves more than three million students and families at over 11,500 schools and manages $9 billion in tuition funds annually. Internationally, FACTS offers a comprehensive suite of services, including a student information system, online application and enrollment, website design services, and a learning management system. For more information, visit FACTSmgt.com/International.
GlobalED, Inc. is headquartered in Stuart, Florida and is committed to empowering the upskilling and mobility of the workforce through our DreamJob™ program, PWRscore™ products, GlobalED Frameworks™, training programs, and portable globally verified blockchain digital credentialing services. Together with the accreditors, content providers, and industry experts who bring their expertise to our HR ecosystem, GlobalED seeks to empower HR leaders and all professionals to live their best lives by putting their credentials and career goals into their digital wallets, and their energies into finding work-life balance.