OUA Media Centre | 1 July 2013
Open Universities Australia (OUA) has fully bought Interact Learning Pty Ltd, trading as e3Learning – a leading online training and compliance provider to Australia’s corporate sector.
According to Paul Wappett, OUA chief executive, the acquisition reflects OUA’s strategic objective to broaden its student offering, as well as meeting corporate demand for education, training and compliance.
Importantly, we’re creating an education pathway covering all aspects of post secondary education. e3Learning’s unrivalled industry reputation for the development and delivery of innovative, high quality online training and compliance tools will deepen our capabilities in learning design, production, quality and course content. This acquisition extends our ability to provide education solutions to as many people as possible, making life-long learning a reality.
e3Learning Directors Tony Fairbairn and Dr John Freeman recognise the strong alignment and enhanced student offering that the acquisition will deliver.
Leveraging the strength of OUA’s brand, industry insights, technology, and student experience will drive a strong corporate offering, as well as providing alternative education options for individuals within the corporate space.
Fairbairn and Freeman will continue to run the business, ensuring continuity of service delivery for all e3Learning customers.