SOURCE: Lingo Media Corporation

Lingo Media Corporation

August 24, 2016 08:32 ET

Lingo Media's ELL Technologies Partners With Universidad Da Vinci to Teach English to Future Teachers in Ten States in Mexico

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 24, 2016) - Lingo Media Corporation (TSX VENTURE: LM)(OTCQB: LMDCF) ("Lingo Media" or the "Company"), an EdTech company that is 'Changing the way the world learns English' through innovative online and print-based technologies and solutions, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ELL Technologies Ltd. ("ELL Technologies"), has secured a sales contract with Universidad Da Vinci, a well-established on-line university in Mexico.

As part of a Secretaría de Educación Pública (Mexican Secretariat of Public Education or "SEP") sponsored initiative to improve the English proficiency of all teachers in Mexico, the University Da Vinci has started training more than 1,250 future teachers in 10 states across Mexico. The teachers-in-training will learn English using ELL Technologies' state of the art learning platform English for Success. Released in Spring 2016 and including more than 1,000 hours of highly engaging content, English for Success has already been approved by government ministries in Mexico, Peru and Colombia.

Gali Bar Ziv, COO of Lingo Media commented: "We are very pleased to have partnered with the Universidad Da Vinci in Mexico. The university's educational standard has been recognized by organizations and national agencies such as SEP, the Inter-Institutional Committees for the Evaluation of Higher Education and the National Council of Science and Technology. We look forward to expanding our relationship and programs with the Universidad Da Vinci."

Victor Manuel Cab Pech, Vice-Chancellor at Universidad Da Vinci stated: "ELL Technologies' English for Success is an innovative leaning platform that we are excited to provide to our student body. Our institution as a whole has extensive experience in teaching English and training English teachers and we see the addition of the English for Success program enriching our curriculum and providing our graduating teachers with a competitive edge."

About Lingo Media (TSX VENTURE: LM)(OTCQB: LMDCF)

Lingo Media is a global EdTech company that is 'Changing the way the world learns English', developing and marketing products for learners of English through various life stages, from classroom to boardroom. By integrating education and technology, the company empowers English language educators to easily transition from traditional teaching methods to digital learning.

Lingo Media provides both online and print-based solutions through two distinct business units: ELL Technologies and Lingo Learning. ELL Technologies provides online training and assessment for English language learning, while Lingo Learning is a print-based publisher of English language learning programs in China.

Lingo Media has formed successful relationships with key government and industry organizations internationally, with a particularly strong presence in Latin America and China, and continues to both extend its global reach and expand its product offerings.

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