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28/09/2016
Norwegian game-based learning platform Kahoot! has raised $10 million (£7.7 million) in a Series A round led by Frederik Casel from Swedish Creandum Ventures.
27/09/2016
Education services provider Malvern International, previously AEC Education, has seen its losses narrow for the six months ended 30 June 2016.
26/09/2016
Leeds College of Art has been granted taught degree awarding powers by the Privy Council.
26/09/2016
Controversial education group Bridge International Academies has been told to close all of its low-cost schools in Uganda after falling short on standards.
23/09/2016
German media giant Bertelsmann has seen sales surge but profits fall for the six months ended 30 June 2016.
23/09/2016
Linda Zecher, president and chief executive of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), has resigned after the publisher issued several growth warnings.
23/09/2016
Assessment provider GL Education is to provide its tests in Chinese schools under a partnership with the ministry of education.
21/09/2016
A report has revealed that 84% of UK schools plan to run a budget deficit within the next three years, with 62% of the schools currently doing so.
21/09/2016
Indian start-up Liqvid eLearning Services has raised $1 million (£771,042) in a Series A from US-based impact investment firm Gray Matters Capital.
20/09/2016
Busy Bees, the UK’s largest nursery group, has acquired the Teddy Bear Club children’s nursery in Dundee for an undisclosed amount.




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DigiExam is a cloud based assessment platform that enables teachers to create and mark tests. Gustaf Nordback, head of global expansion, tells us more

edugates is an online marketplace for language school courses. Founder Antonio Mendes explains the model

Esther Wojcicki founded the journalism programme at Palo Alto High School and advises Google on its education programmes. She shares her thoughts on the education sector

The time has come for better subscription-based products in schools, says Garry Pratt, co-founder of Teachit

Under the leadership of former private equity investor Nadim Nsouli, the Inspired schools group has grown quickly. Will it be able to keep up its momentum, asks Kirsten Noben

The big Western publishers are finding rich pickings in emerging markets. But can this growth offset troubles at home, asks Daniel Thomas

Universities have already been deemed to be a higher credit risk because of Brexit. Are the sector’s finances on thin ice, asks Nick Herbert

The apprenticeship levy will create new opportunities to invest in education, says Sharon Walpole, chief executive of Not Going to Uni




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Britain | education policy

England’s post-Brexit education secretary has an extended brief and many challenges to overcome. What is at the top of her in-tray, asks Jamie Cater of GK Strategy
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Christie + Co

global | publishing

The big Western publishers are finding rich pickings in emerging markets. But can this growth offset troubles at home, asks Daniel Thomas
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Britain | tutoring centres

Explore Learning’s tutoring centres have grown rapidly in the UK, and it has entered the US. What will the group do next, asks Julian Hall
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Spencer Group

technology | ed tech

Esther Wojcicki founded the journalism programme at Palo Alto High School and advises Google on its education programmes. She shares her thoughts on the education sector
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Unite Group
Patrick Dempsey has resigned as non-executive director at student accommodation developer Unite Group with effect from 31 August. Continue reading...
UK government
Caroline Dinenage has been appointed as the minister responsible for early years and childcare. Continue reading...
Tribal Group
Software outsourcer Tribal Group has announced non-executive director David Egan will stand down with effect from 31 October 2016. Continue reading...
Real Experience Group
English language teaching travel company the Real Experience Group has announced Steve Philips will join the company. Continue reading...
OCR
Leo Shapiro, formerly group strategy & development director at Cambridge Assessment, has been promoted to chief executive of exam body OCR. Continue reading...
   


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