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ACCA-X wins grand prix at the Education Investor Awards 2016


22 Nov 2016


Euro & Finance

18 November 2016

ACCA-X wins grand prix at the Education Investor Awards 2016

ACCA’s multi award winning online programme wins in the exporting excellence in education provision category

ACCA’s (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) innovative online learning programme, ACCA-X has won the Exporting Excellence in Education Provision Award, announced at the Education Investor Award ceremony held in London on November 16.

Now in its second year, ACCA-X is broadening access to learning, allowing more people than ever before to gain valuable financial literacy skills and prepare for the ACCA Qualification. ACCA-X courses offer high quality content that is designed for flexibility giving students the ability to choose courses that best fit their existing level of knowledge.

Available anytime online and providing an exceptional learning experience, the courses are increasing employability and educational opportunities in accountancy, business and finance. The feedback from students taking ACCA-X has indicated an increase in confidence and knowledge and success in obtaining the financial and management jobs they desire.

Alan Hatfield, executive director of strategy and development at ACCA says: “This recognition from the Education Investor Awards confirms that ACCA-X is changing the landscape for online business and finance education.

It has been an honour to see ACCA-X scoop multiple awards this year, including best eLearning and online education provider at the International and European Association Awards in Berlin. However, this does not mean that our work is done. We will continue to innovate with ACCA-X and our other learning tools to ensure that all of our hard-working students are coming away with market-leading knowledge and qualifications.”


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About ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. It offers business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

ACCA supports its 188,000 members and 480,000 students in 178 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 100 offices and centres and more than 7,110 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development. Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conducts relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.

Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. It believes that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development and seek to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of global standards. ACCA’s core values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and it ensures that through its range of qualifications, it prepares accountants for business. ACCA seeks to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers, innovating its qualifications and delivery to meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers. More information is here:


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