Scholastic Education is a division of Scholastic Australia which serves as the interaction site with schools. This arm of Scholastic Australia holds seminars in schools, which are conducted by experts in the field of education. Scholastic Education also organises a teacher support programme.
Scholastic Australia, through Scholastic Education has a close affiliation with the education departments and teachers in schools and enjoys the position of being one of the most respected names in the education sector in Australia. Further, MGP magazines published by the parent company are used as tools in teaching foreign languages.
Scholastic Australia, also supplies to schools in Australia, its highly regarded ‘ABC Education’ product.
Scholastic Australia claims that the foundation for the company’s success has been its book clubs. The brochures and order forms for the Wombat, Lucky, Star/Teenage and TBS clubs are distributed eight times a year in schools across Australia, thereby exposing Australian children to the best in literature.
The ‘Book Bunker’ project is an innovative initiative of Scholastic Australia, to benefit sick, hospitalised children across the country. This is operated by volunteers, who are teachers and librarians and offers sick children the opportunity to relax with a book or CD-ROM in contemporary surroundings.