Mount Knowledge Inc Partners with Ryerson University's Centre for Learning Technology for Innovation Grant with its accelerated learning products

TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - Mount Knowledge Inc., Toronto, a global accelerated learning provider of English language and educational technologies, in cooperation with Ryerson University's Center for Learning Technologies (, announced that it has been selected as one of 15 successful applicants, with 46 project submissions, for the Applied Research and Commercialization (ARC) Initiative funded by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. The funding will enable Mount Knowledge to pursue additional research on its technologies with the direct cooperation and expertise from the Centre for Learning Technologies scientists and researchers.  The main project outline is to re-engineer the process by which students interact with the software, as well as ensure that all current and future products meet the inclusivity standards of Section 508 in the United States and its counterpart in Canada, opening new and exciting distribution channels in North America.

"We are delighted Ryerson University has chosen Mount Knowledge and the Center for Learning Technologies as a recipient for this research and commercialization funding," stated Erwin Sniedzins, President of Mount Knowledge Inc., Toronto. "Partnering with Dr. Deborah Fels and her excellent team of technology experts reinforces our knowledge that our proprietary learning technology sets new educational standards in the marketplace. We look forward to forging a long-term working relationship with Ryerson."

"Having been introduced to Mount Knowledge's technology we immediately saw huge potential to be able to create educational value for students on a global basis, regardless of disability and learning level.  This partnership will allow a Canadian-made educational platform to have global reach and full inclusiveness." stated Dr. Fels, Director of the Center for Learning Technologies.

About Ryerson University

Ryerson is Canada's leader in innovative, career-focused education and a university clearly on the move. It is a distinctly urban university with a mission to serve societal need, and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community.

About Mount Knowledge Inc.

Background Profile: 

Mount Knowledge is an educational software development, sales and training company offering innovative and proprietary accelerated learning software products and teaching services. The company has developed a suite of market specific "real-time self learning" software applications for both corporate and direct consumer markets worldwide. Mount Knowledge products and services are changing the way consumers of all ages are learning and retaining subjects starting at childhood and continuing for the rest of their personal and corporate learning lives. The company's software learning tools and teaching methodologies are currently being offered in China to the more than 300 million students, from grade school to university, seeking to learn English, including the vast number of people in the Chinese workplace increasing their English fluency to achieve greater income earning potential.  The scope of the collaborative work with Ryerson University is to ensure that the Mount Knowledge software is inclusive to all students and assist students to overcome their educational impediments. For more information, contact Erwin


For further information:

Mount Knowledge Inc. 

Erwin Sniedzins, President/CEO
250 Consumers Road, Suite 202
Toronto, ON M2J 1P9
Telephone: 416-858-2618

Ryerson University:

Dr. D. Fels, Director of the Center for Learning Technologies.
350 Victoria St., Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

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