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21 Jun

EF.com named “Best Education Website” by Sitecore

(San Francisco) June 21st 2011

EF Education First, the world’s largest private education company, was named “Best Education Website” by Sitecore, supplier of web content management systems for more than 27,000 websites. Adoption of the market’s latest tools, such as Sitecore, have allowed EF to maintain its position at the cutting edge of education technology. In managing over 300 site versions in 60 markets and 35 languages, EF harnesses Sitecore’s powerful tools to ensure internal flexibility and maintaining seamless customer experiences.

In choosing EF’s website, Sitecore cited creativity, integration with applications, overall site visitor experience, and ability to educate, inform, and motivate an action. With complexities stemming from using three separate languages (.Net, ASP, and Java), six products, and natural and paid landing pages, EF’s use of Sitecore allowed it to deploy its solutions across all markets with www.ef.com.

About EF Education First:

Established in 1965 with the mission to "break down barriers in language, culture, and geography", EF Education First (EF) is the world's leading international education company. EF has helped over 15 million students to learn a new language and travel abroad. With a network of 400 schools and offices worldwide, including the world's largest online English school www.englishtown.com, EF specializes in language training, educational travel, academic degrees, and cultural exchange programs. (www.ef.com) EF is the Official Supplier of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014 and is also working with Ola Turista to help prepare Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. EF published the ground-breaking English Proficiency Index (www.ef.com/epi) which measures the English ability of adults in different countries across the world. Media inquiries please email press@ef.com.

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