The Professional Development Consortium Awards Language Learning Leader Rosetta Stone with Provider of Training Excellence Accreditation

Arlington, Virginia, UNITED STATES

Arlington, VA, March 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Technology-based learning solutions provider, Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) today announced that it has been awarded full accreditation as a Provider of Training Excellence by the Professional Development Consortium (PDC). Based in London, this highly respected educational institution supports and recognizes all universities, professional bodies and organizations involved with continuing Professional Development (CPD).

To achieve the accreditation, Rosetta Stone underwent a rigorous assessment process focusing on four key principles: organizational structure, the learning provision it offers, its methods for maintaining excellence, and its clients personal experience. This final principle involved a random selection from Rosetta Stone’s clients and a direct discussion with the PDC to gather a first-hand review of their experience working with the company.

“There is a growing demand from professionals in every industry for a high standard of training that has been verified by a third party,” said Amanda Rosewarne, Chief Executive, Professional Development Consortium. “Rosetta Stone is a great example of a company that possesses qualities we look for in a training provider – dedication, quality, trust, and most importantly, a learning solution that works. We also value their great commitment to their delegates’ learning experiences both whilst undertaking the training, and into the longer term.”

The Professional Development Consortium is home to the CPD Standards Office, the CPD Research Project, and the Provider of Training Excellence. Its wealth of knowledge and research within the Learning and Development Industry and its team of industry professionals on the Expert Advisory Board are a few of the things that contribute to detailed and rigorous assessment processes they have in place.

“We are incredibly proud to have achieved this accreditation with the Professional Development Consortium,” said Anthony Eyarhono, General Manager of UK sales at Rosetta Stone. “We pride ourselves on our commitment to maintaining a high standard of training and development activities, and fostering the highest possible competence and expertise. We love that this recognition was given not only because of the rigor and effectiveness of our language programs, but also as a result of our customer’s feedback.”

The Professional Development Consortium community includes over 800 accredited providers across 30 countries. Additional information can be found online at For more details on Rosetta Stone language programs, visit

About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company’s innovative digital solutions drive positive learning outcomes for the inspired learner at home or in schools and workplaces around the world.

Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone’s language division uses cloud-based solutions to help all types of learners read, write, and speak more than 30 languages. Lexia Learning, Rosetta Stone's literacy education division, was founded more than 30 years ago and is a leader in the literacy education space. Today, Lexia helps students build fundamental reading skills through its rigorously researched, independently evaluated, and widely respected instruction and assessment programs.

For more information, visit  “Rosetta Stone” is a registered trademark or trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd. in the United States and other countries.


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