Scholastic International and Worldwide
International operations includes the publication and distributions of products outside the United States by Scholastic's international operations and its export and foreign rights businesses.
The company has long-established operations in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and parts of Asia, with new operations in China, India and Ireland. Scholastic's operations in Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia generally mirror its United States business model. The company's international operations have original trade and education publishing programs; distribute children's books, software and other materials through school-based bookclubs, school-based book fairs, and trade channels; distribute magazines and offer on-line services. Many of the Company's international operations also have their own export and foreign rights licensing programs and are book publishing licensees for major media properties. Original books published by most of these operations have received awards of excellene in children's literature.
Scholastic Canada, founded in 1957: English and French language children's books, school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs
United Kingdom, founded in 1964: children's books, school-based book clubs, school-based book fairs, professional books and supplemental teaching materials.
Australia, founded in 1968: school-based book clubs and book fairs that reach 90% of the country's primary schools, children's trade books, direct-to-home continuity programs
New Zealand, founded in 1964: the country's largest children's book publisher and leading book distributor to schools, reaching some 90% of the country's primary schools
Asia: English language reference materials and local language products, sold through a network of independent representatives in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand; school-based books clubs and book fairs in India; in the Philippines, school based book fairs; in Malaysia, school-based book clubs and continuity programs; in China, tutorial centers that provide English language training.
Latin America: operations in Puerto Rico that principally distribute books and educational material published by Scholastic
Foreign Rights and Export: license the rights to selected Scholastic titles for translation in more than 45 languages to other publishing companies around the world; books also are sold and exported to schools, libraries and bookstores and other distributors in more than 135 countries that are not otherwise directly served by Scholastic subsidiaries.