Renaissance Learning provides cloud-based assessment, teaching and learning programmes to over 4,500 schools across the UK & Ireland.

Founded by Wisconsin couple Judi and Terry Paul in 1984, we have been established in the UK since 1999. We have a presence in over 40,000 schools in more than 60 countries worldwide.
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Our Mission

“Our primary purpose is to accelerate learning for all children and adults of all ability levels and ethnic and social backgrounds, worldwide.”

Our education principles

  • We believe that education is a basic human right, and that, given the right approach, virtually everyone can be a successful learner.
  • The initial step in accelerating learning is to measure its occurrence.
  • The acceleration of human learning is an inherently social process requiring feedback information, positive alignment of human purposes, and challenge.
  • Teachers are important and key to improving schools.
  • The best way to free people to pursue their own purposes is to help them become literate.
  • Reading is the foundation of academic skills and critical thinking.
  • Extensive practice is necessary to develop the skills of reading, mathematics, and writing.

Renaissance Learning in the UK & Ireland

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Over 1 million students in almost 4,500 schools use our programmes.
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Over 3 million computer-adaptive STAR tests were taken in the 2014/15 school year.
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Students read and took AR quizzes on over 14 million books in the 2014/15 school year.

Customer service you can rely on

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On average, we answer calls in 4 seconds or less, and online chats in 12 seconds or less
We answered more than 23,000 calls and 18,000 online chats in the 2014/15 school year.
0 calls or chats are answered by a machine. You’ll always speak to a member of our team.