GL Education joins Renaissance


GL Education officially unites with Renaissance, empowering educators around the world to personalise teaching for their students

Renaissance, a global leader in education technology, has acquired GL Education, a provider of formative assessments for schools and school groups in the UK and over 100 countries worldwide.

Renaissance and GL Education (known as GL Assessment in the UK and Ireland) share a vision that technology and data offer powerful tools that help schools build teaching and learning around the needs of every child. Together, the two companies aim to pool their expertise in education technology to offer educators enhanced data and analytics that will give them unique insights into the academic progress and potential of every child.

“GL Education’s formative assessments, paired with Renaissance’s interconnected solutions, further empower our educators and help leaders leverage data to make meaningful change based on each individual student’s needs,” said Chris Bauleke, Chief Executive Officer at Renaissance. “We look forward to joining GL Education in supporting more teachers and their students both in the UK and abroad.”

“GL Education’s mission has always been to enable every child to realise their full potential,” said Greg Watson, Chief Executive at GL Education. “Together with Renaissance, our high-quality formative assessments will support school leaders all over the world in developing and tailoring an educational experience that is as unique as their students are. We are thrilled to see what’s in store for the future.”

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About Renaissance

As a leader in education technology, Renaissance is committed to providing educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. Renaissance solutions are used by over 7,500 schools in the UK and 1.8 million pupils; its products have been used in the UK since 1999. For more information, visit

About GL Education

GL Education (known in the UK and Ireland as GL Assessment) is a leading provider of formative assessments to schools and school groups in the UK and in over 100 countries worldwide. It provides assessments that help to reveal students’ potential, track their progress, and identify any barriers to learning they might have. For more information, visit

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