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Achieve

https://www.macmillanlearning.co.uk/page/achieve/

Brand new for 2021, we are excited to introduce Achieve – our customisable digital learning platform backed by extensive development and research. Proven to increase student engagement and boost performance, Achieve offers an e-book, course- and book-specific resources, a grade book, LearningCurve adaptive quizzing, assessment tools, insights and reporting, all with seamless integration options.

Macmillan has several market-leading software solutions which have served over 20 million students in the past decade. Four years ago we set out to take the best features of each solution and marry them into a platform that is intuitive and flexible.

What is Achieve?

The Achieve interface shown on three laptop screens

An intuitive, flexible, accessible, modular platform …

… to help you deploy and manage all your pre-class, in-class, and post-class curriculum in one place and integrate it with your VLE/LMS or iClicker polling platform …

… while gathering and sharing insights in a simple and powerful interface.


How has Achieve been developed?

Green and blue bar chart icon representing testing Testing, Testing, Testing

Our Learning Science and Insights team helped guide the design and development process with the latest research and efficacy results from testing. Instructors and students co-designed with Macmillan for several years both in the classroom and in the lab. Discover more about our Assessment Practice methods here

Blue and green review document demonstrating the Two levels of Institutional Review Board Two levels of Institutional Review Board

Macmillan is also the only publisher to secure two levels of Institutional Review Board approval for *every* study of Achieve—giving us unprecedented access to student performance and perceptions. Discover more about our efficacy process here

Green and blue lightbulb icon A carefully crafted platform

We have always developed carefully vetted and respected content, but we proceeded to refine our structure to develop software and implemented best practices such as a Common Design Language, User Testing Laboratory, Robust User and a Quality Testing Environment.


What are the benefits?

Firstly, Achieve engages students both inside and outside of the classroom, with pre-built assignments, adaptive quizzing and a variety of activities. It's also designed for students of all levels, whether they are high achievers or perhaps need a little extra support. At the heart of Achieve is the instructor and student experience, from our initial development to the ease of use, to the expert customer support. Instructors benefit from Achieve’s insights and reports, displayed in a simple and powerful interface



Achieve Subjects

Achieve offers an e-book, course- and book-specific resources, a grade book, LearningCurve adaptive quizzing, assessment tools, insights and reporting, and integration options for a range of different subjects. Is your discipline listed below? Get in touch to find out how Achieve can work for your subject.

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Physics
  • Statistics

Integration Options

Achieve can work with the tools of your choice – it supports both basic and deep level integration options, as well as our innovative polling tool iClicker.

Learn more about iClicker

Learn more about VLE/LMS integration


Levels of integration

Basic Integration

Single Link to the Macmillan Course will be inserted by the instructor in their VLE/LMS. Students complete single-sign-on through the link to connect their Macmillan and VLE/LMS accounts. Once this occurs, students will have seamless access to their Macmillan Course through their campus LMS using only the VLE/LMS username and password.

Single Gradebook Column will be returned from the Macmillan site to the VLE/LMS course with a total score of Macmillan course assignments.

Manual Grade sync - Instructors hit the Grade Sync button within their Macmillan grade book to sync grades with VLE/LMS.

Available with: Achieve, FlipIt, iClicker, Sapling Learning, and SaplingPlus.

Deep Integration

Deep Asset Linking allows for links to individual Macmillan Content to be organized by the instructor into VLE/LMS Content folders. Students complete single-sign-on through the link to connect their Macmillan and VLE/LMS accounts. Once this occurs, students will have seamless access to the Macmillan Content through their campus VLE/LMS using only the VLE/LMS username and password.

Multiple grade book columns will automatically generate for each Macmillan assignment deployed to the VLE/LMS, allowing for assignments to be combined into grade book categories within the VLE/LMS for grade book calculations like dropping lowest scores or weighted percentages.

Automatic grade sync occurs with Deep integration.

Available with: Achieve, iClicker, LaunchPad, Sapling Learning and SaplingPlus.


Hear from Users


Achieve Faculty Consultants

Looking for ideas on how you can use Achieve in your class? Visit our community to connect with our faculty consultants.

Talk to a Faculty Consultant


*Free Trail available 

 I would be delighted to set up trial access, so you can take a detailed look at the content included and assess its suitability for use within the School. 

If this is of interest I would simply require the names and email addresses,  to arrange a 14 days test drive. Send to  monika@jaceklewinson.com

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