Franklin Sponsors OzCLO - Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad
Sydney, Australia. October 2, 2009 Franklin Electronic Publishers (NYSE AMEX Equities US:FEP) announced its sponsorship of OzCLO, the Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad.
OzCLO challenges school teams from years 9 to 12 to create their own strategies for solving problems. Students develop an understanding of the richness, diversity and systematicity of language, while exercising their logic and reasoning skills.
State rounds are held at Australia's major universities with a deciding national event to select Australia's team to compete overseas in an International Linguistics Olympiad.
Franklin's sponsorship is being provided as part of an overall commitment to improving literacy outcomes for all young people. It complements Franklin's support in Australia for National Literacy & Numeracy Week (NLNW), MS Readathon, The Premier's Spelling Bee, Spellmasters and Franklin Scholarships.
NLNW is a collaborative initiative of the Australian Government conducted jointly with State and Territory Governments.
The Premier's Spelling Bee is proudly presented by the NSW Department of Education and Training and the Premier's Department.
For more information check out www.ozclo.org.au
Franklin Electronic Publishers, Incorporated (NYSE AMEX Equities US:FEP) is a world leader in electronic handheld information, having sold approximately 41,000,000 electronic books. Current titles available directly or through partners number more than 116,000 in sixteen languages under license from world class publishers, such as Merriam-Webster and HarperCollins, focused in five genres: Learning, Language Learning, Travel, Spiritual and Leisure. The Company also licenses its underlying technology to an array of partners including Adobe, Sun Microsystems and Ademco (a division of Honeywell). Franklin distributes ROLODEX® Electronics branded organisers worldwide and SEIKO branded reference products in Oceania and the European Community. Franklin’s products are available at 49,000 retail outlets worldwide, through catalogues and online at http://www.franklin.com/au
ROLODEX® is a registered trademark of Berol Corporation, a subsidiary of Newell Rubbermaid Inc. SEIKO is a registered trademark of SEIKO Corporation.
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02 October 2009