It is with pleasure that we announce the purchase of UK leadership and management development company; Aspire Development UK Ltd by Cognition Education UK, part of global education company Cognition Learning Group.

Cognition Education UK (CEUK) is part of Cognition Learning Group who are 100% owned by the Cognition Education Trust.  CEUK currently delivers a range of services on behalf of the Department for Education and the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) across England.  Parent company, Cognition Learning Group has a strong 32-year track record of working in more than 20 countries across the world delivering education services transforming the lives of children, young people and their communities through learning.

Cognition Learning Group CEO, Tina Lucas says “It is with pleasure I announce the acquisition of Aspire and welcome them to our business. Aspire’s extensive experience, market reputation for quality leadership and training programmes combined with their shared passion for education makes them a perfect complementary business to our expanding Group”

Aspire CEO Alison Wheatly says “This is an exciting time for Aspire as we join a global organisation and look forward to the experience that Cognition Learning Group provides.  Aspire is very proud of the high quality and successful learning programmes and qualifications we have provided since 2005 and believe we have found in Cognition Education an organisation which can build on this quality and success through their passion for learning and their expertise and specialism in training and education. Our future looks very bright as we explore expansion opportunities under the direction of Cognition’s expert team”.