History

2017

Maximal series received Gold BELMA (Best European Learning Materials Award) in the category of learning materials for pupils under the age of 11 (Grade 7 in Slovenia).

2016

A book by dr. Kozma Ahačič entitled Jezični možje – Zgodba o slovenskem jeziku (The Men of Tongues – The Story of the Slovenian Language), came up as the winner of Minsk Book Fair. The book received the award for the best children's book in a Slavic language within the field of history and culture of the Slavic peoples.

Also, The Editorial Board of the Manual for Reading Quality Youth Literature 2016 has made its selection from the books for children and young people published in 2015, and awarded our book Jezični možje – Zgodba o slovenskem jeziku (The Men of Tongues – The Story of the Slovenian Language) by Kozma Ahačič with the GOLDEN PEAR seal of quality.

2015

An international jury at the Frankfurt Book Fair awarded the study series The Curious Five a prestigious silver Best European Learning Materials Award (BELMA) in the category of learning materials for pupils up to 11 years of age.

The monograph Kranjska Sausage Masterpieces from Slovenia was awarded the Gourmand World Cookbook Best of the Best Award (1995–2014) in the category of cookbooks with a single ingredient (Single Subject), for the best book in the field of cookbooks focusing on one ingredient (Single Subject).

The wine guide Wines of Slovenia received the Gourmand International Best of the Best Award (1995–2014) for the best wine guide in the world in the category of books on wine and wine culture.

2014 In cooperation with National Geographic, Rokus Klett publishes the first truly interactive learning pack for biology, which opens the new iRokus+ series. The pack is based on the unique concept of blended learning and comprises an intearctive textbook at www.iRokusPlus.si, a printed activity book and the learning management system (LMS). Since September 2014, 38.98 % of all primary school 8th-graders have used the new pack. The quality of the pack has also been acknowledged by an international panel of judges – at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Biology 8 iRokus+ was awarded the prestigious Gold BELMA award (Best European Learning Materials Award) in the category of digital learning materials.

The new cross-curricular series Radovednih pet (The Curious Five), which brings the concept of blended learning into Grade 4, has written a similar success story. The series, thoroughly supported with interactive materials at www.radovednih-pet.si and the LMS system, has been used by 28.34 % of all 4th-graders.

At the jubilee 30th Slovenian Book Fair, Rokus Klett presents a new, handier edition of the 2013 monograph Potice iz Slovenije (Poticas of Slovenia), which in the spring of 2014, at the World Cookbook Awards competition, received the prestigious Gourmand International award for Best Eastern Europe Cuisine Book.
2013 Since September 2013, 2,037 teachers and 26,538 pupils across Slovenia have used the Lili in Bine (Lili and Bine) series in their everyday school work. There are now two projects in progress that stick out; the new cross-curricular series Radovednih 5 (The Curious Five) and Rokus Klett's first interactive learning pack of the new generation, Biologija 8 (Biology 8). Rokus Klett Publishing House presents at the Slovenian Book Fair a culinary novelty – a book on a Slovenian traditional dessert. The monograph Potice iz Slovenije (Poticas of Slovenia) is a proud part of Rokus' monograph series, all at the highest level of design and perfected in their contents.
2012 1,127 teachers and 11,670 pupils across Slovenia have been learning with the Lili and Bine cross-curricular learning set on a daily basis since September 2012.
The monograph Mojstrovine s kranjsko klobaso iz Slovenije (Kranjska Sausage Masterpieces from Slovenia) has received the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for the best book in the Single Subject category that focuses on only one ingredient.
2011 In 2011 the publishing house celebrated its 20th anniversary. We commemorated this occasion also with the awards that our publications had received during that year. At the Slovenian Book Fair we received the award for the most beautiful Slovenian book, which went to the monograph Mojstrovine s kranjsko klobaso iz Slovenije Kranjska Sausage Masterpieces from Slovenia). The chemistry textbook Peti element 8 (Fifth Element – Chemistry 8) received the Gold Schoolbook Award for the best European textbook from the European Educational Publishers' Group, whereas the picture book Kje pa ti živiš? (Where do you live?) earned as many as two awards: the Golden Cube 2011 and the Golden Pear 2011.
2010 In April, the Rokus Klett Publishing publishes the first issue of the magazine National Geographic Mini Lumpi in co-operation with the Mercator retail chain of stores. At the same time, the publishing house starts preparing the first electronic textbooks for the interactive whiteboard.
2009 On 1 January Maruša Kmet becomes Managing Director of the company, while Matic Karlovšek is appointed to her former position of Sales Manager.
Rok Kvaternik is appointed CEO of the whole Southeast Europe region within the Ernst Klett Publishers that, apart from Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, also includes the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Hungary and Greece.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair, the textbook set Prvi koraki v matematiko(First Steps into Mathematics) receives the Bronze Award of the European Educational Publishers Group (“EEPG”).
In November, the publishing house publishes its first web edition – free web dictionaries at www.pons.si.
2008 A subsidiary company is established in Sarajevo. At the same time, Rokus Klett Publishing becomes the largest educational publisher in Slovenia.
2007 In February, the first issue of the magazine National Geographic Popotnik (National Geographic Traveler) is published.
In October, the publishing house receives the Bronze EEPG Award for the textbook set Naravoslovje in tehnika 4 (Natural Science and Technical Education 4).
2006 On 20 May 2006, the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards contest is organized in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Authors of the book The Cuisine of Slovenia (Prof. Janez Bogataj, Ph.D., Slavko Adamlje, Julij Nemanič, Ph.D., photographer Janez Pukšič and designer Žare Kerin) receive the Special Award of the Jury – the Gourmand World Cookbook Award 2005 – from among almost 6,000 competing books from all over the world.
In May 2006, the first issue of the magazine National Geographic Slovenia is published.
Rokus Klett Publishing receives the Silver EEPG Award for the textbook set Igra števil in oblik 4 (The Game of Numbers and Shapes 4) and the Silver EEPG Award for the textbook set Raziskujem preteklost 9 (Exploring the Past 9).
On the 15th anniversary of the establishment of Rokus Publishing, it is renamed Rokus Klett Publishing as a tribute to the successful co-operation and operation within the Klett Group.
2005 The book Vina Slovenije (Wines of Slovenia), published by Rokus Gifts, receives the Golden MM 2005 Award for the best book cover. The textbook Biologija 9 (Biology 9) receives the Golden EEPG Award for the best European textbook. The publishing house also receives the EEPG Merit Award for the textbook Moja prva likovna ustvarjalnica (My First Creative Art Book).
2004 The publishing house moves from the Fužine castle to new premises in Stegne. Together with the German partner, the publishing house expands beyond Slovenian borders, establishing subsidiary companies in Belgrade and Zagreb. The publishing house starts publishing Croatian and Serbian editions of NG Junior and the first textbooks in Cyrillic script.
The publishing house receives an EEPG Award for the textbook Naravoslovje in tehnika 5 (Natural Science and Technical Education 5). The book Vina Slovenije (Wines of Slovenia), published by Rokus Gifts, receives the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for the best wine guide in the world.
The magazine National Geographic Junior wins the International Marketing Award for the best advertisement.
2003 Publication of the textbook Čez prag besedila (Across the Threshold of Text) completes a series of 13 Slovenian language textbooks from the first grade of primary school to the matriculation exam. The first issue of the children's magazine National Geographic Junior is published. The publishing house receives two important international awards for the textbook Svet iz besed 7 (The World of Words 7): the GLI AWARD at the Bologna Fair for supplementary learning materials and the Golden EEPG Award for the best European textbook. The publication Zbrana dela Primoža Trubarja (Collected Works of Primož Trubar) receives the award The Most Beautiful Slovenian Book in the category of artistic monographs, photo-monographs and bibliographical publications.
Towards the end of the year, the publishing house carries out a capital integration with the largest German educational publisher Klett AG, which becomes a minority owner. Darila Rokus (Rokus Gifts) breaks away from the publishing house and becomes an independent company, taking over the publication of monographs.
2002 The publication Arhitekturni vodnik po Ljubljani (Architectural Guide to Ljubljana) receives the award The Most Beautiful Slovenian Book in the category of non-fictional literature.
2001 The textbook set Na pragu besedila 3 (On the Threshold of Text 3) receives the award The Most Beautiful Slovenian Book in the category of science books and textbooks.
2000 The exhibition Mojstrovine Slovenije (Handicrafts of Slovenia) is set up in Los Angeles. The publication Kuhinja Slovenije (The Cuisine of Slovenia) receives the award The Most Beautiful Slovenian Book in the category of non-fictional literature. Presentation of the new brand Darila Rokus (Rokus Gifts) in the City Art Museum in Ljubljana. The number of employees exceeds 30.
1999 Publication of the monograph Mojstrovine Slovenije (Handicrafts of Slovenia), at one stage the most notable book of Rokus Publishing. The monograph receives the award The Most Beautiful Slovenian Book in the category of artistic monographs, photo-monographs and bibliographical publications. The textbook set Na pragu besedila (On the Threshold of Text) receives the award The Most Beautiful Slovenian Book. The number of employees exceeds 20.
1998 Publication of the textbook Gradim slovenski jezik 4 (Building the Slovenian Language 4), the first in a series of Slovenian language textbooks with which the publishing house still achieves the biggest market shares. The number of employees exceeds 10. The publication Vinski brevir: kako razumeti vino (Wine Breviary: Understanding Wine) receives the award The Most Beautiful Slovenian Book in the category of non-fictional literature.
1997 Publication of the monograph Vinski brevir: kako razumeti vino (Wine Breviary: Understanding Wine).
1996 Publication of the specialist monograph Ljubljanske tržnice Jožeta Plečnika (The Marketplace in Ljubljana Designed by Jože Plečnik).
1995 The monograph Dunajske risbe (Vienna Drawings) receives the award The Most Beautiful Slovenian Book in the category of artistic monographs, photo-monographs and bibliographical publications.
1992 Publication of the first textbook Prvi koraki v ekologijo (First Steps into Ecology) and the monograph Plečnikovi kelihi (Plečnik's Chalices).
1991 On 28 October, Rok Kvaternik signs the Memorandum of Association of Rokus Publishing with initial capital of SIT 8,000 (EUR 33.38).