Wiley Named Best Career Readiness Solution by SIIA CODiE Awards

July 02, 2021

HOBOKEN, N.J. – June 30, 2021 – John Wiley and Sons Inc., a global leader in research and education, today announced Wiley Efficient Learning, Wiley’s test prep and professional certification portfolio, has been awarded the 2021 SIIA CODiE Award for the Best College and Career Readiness Solution. The prestigious CODiE Awards recognize the companies producing the most innovative education technology products across the globe.

“Wiley’s mission is to unlock human potential through education; the CODiE award reflects our teams’ collective efforts to drive innovation and learning outcomes via the Wiley Efficient Learning platform,” said Renee Altier, Senior Vice President of Business Education Careers at Wiley. ”We are committed to helping learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to succeed at every point in their professional journey, which is essential as the future of work evolves.”​

Wiley Efficient Learning helps learners build the skills and earn the credentials they need to be competitive in today’s job market through their portfolio of test preparation, including Wiley’s CPAexcel review courses, CFA Exam Review and CMA Exam Review, and industry-crucial skills like Microsoft Excel, blockchain, financial modeling, and AR/VR.

The “Best College and Career Readiness Solution” award recognizes the best digital product or service that develops future-ready workforce skills and knowledge. Wiley secured the win with its category-leading solution designed to close the gap between a learner's interests and the skills needed in the workplace —Wiley Efficient Learning earned high marks in everything from platform flexibility, accessibility, and integration capabilities to usability and ease of interaction with the product. 

“Congratulations to the 2021 Ed Tech CODiE Award winners,” said SIIA President Jeff Joseph. “The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us of the importance of innovative Ed Tech products and services, and this year’s class takes a special place among the many amazing products recognized across the 35-year history of the CODiE Awards.”

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program. Acknowledged as the premier awards program for the software and information industries for over 35 years, the SIIA CODiE Awards are produced by the Software &Industry (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software, education, media, and digital content industries. Wiley is honored as one of 45 awards given for products and services deployed specifically for education and learning professionals. Details about the winning products can be found here.

This win further exemplifies Wiley’s commitment to career readiness, especially in high-stakes disciplines like finance and accounting. In March 2021, Wiley launched the Skills Gaps and Work Strengths of the Incoming Accounting Cohort research report in tandem with a bi-annual Career Readiness Conference to help students and early career professionals hone essential career skills. In addition, Wiley’s Accounting and Finance Student Scholarship helps higher education finance and accounting learners reach their goals with a $1,000 scholarship awarded to a different recipient every month.

Wiley (NYSE: JWA) is a global leader in research and education, unlocking human potential by enabling discovery, powering education, and shaping workforces. For over 200 years, Wiley has fueled the world’s knowledge ecosystem. Today, our high-impact content, platforms, and services help researchers, learners, institutions, and corporations achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. Visit us at Wiley.com, Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About the CODiE Awards

The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services, and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit siia.net/CODiE.