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13/07/2018
Follett has acquired Fishtree, an adaptive learning platform that streamlines both the technical integration and educational adoption of personalised learning in school classrooms.
13/07/2018
Kaplan Professional Education, a unit of global education provider Kaplan, has closed its transaction with Apollo Education Group, to acquire the College for Financial Planning.
12/07/2018
Magic Crate has raised an undisclosed sum in its third round of institutional funding, led by consumer-focused venture capital firm Fireside Ventures, with 3One4 Capital participating.
12/07/2018
Education services provider Nspira Management Services has raised around $75 in a funding round led by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia and BanyanTree Growth Capital II.
12/07/2018
The multibillion pound initial public offering of Blackstone-backed, international education company GEMS has been shelved, according to a report today by UK Money News
11/07/2018
The US SEC settled a lawsuit against two former ITT Educational Services executives accused of hiding the defunct for-profit college operator’s financial condition from investors.
11/07/2018
The owners of Ma’arif for Education & Training, the largest owner and operator of private schools in Saudi Arabia, are considering a sale.
11/07/2018
Busy Bees has acquired Daisy & Jake Day Nursery, a private childcare provider comprising six nurseries and pre-schools in the Wirral in northwest England.
10/07/2018
Cell-Ed has raised a $1.5 million seed round led by Lumina Impact Ventures. Strada Education Innovation Fund, Partners Group Impact (Verein), and Twilio.org Impact Fund also participated.
10/07/2018
From Saturday, parents, family, friends and others in Kentucky can set up and contribute to a tax-exempt Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust offered by the state.

Dr Leila Hoteit, Maya El Hachem, C Patrick Erker, and Serene Farah from the Boston Consulting Group have produced a comprehensive report on the region’s investment opportunities

“There is always something new coming out of Africa,” wrote Aristotle more than 2,300 years ago in his book on natural history. This is also true today as a result of one man’s determination that an underachieving continent can embrace technology to bring education to its peoples. Charles Wheeldon talks to Injini’s Jamie Martin

Sommet Education’s hospitality management institutions combine academic learning with practical immersion and international exposure. CEO Benoît-Etienne Domenget explains

Patrick Hayes, director of the British Educational Suppliers Association and a director of EdTech Exchange, says the global ed tech phenomenon is only going to get stronger and the UK is an industry leader

Workplace specialist journalist Cath Everett explores learning spaces that support modern teaching techniques

The Independent Schools Council has published its 45th annual census, authoritative data that provides a picture of where independent schools sit within the UK education landscape. Charles Wheeldon summarises the census’s key findings

Julian Hall asks if higher education can ever be a true market

Corey A DeAngelis contends that tests are weak predictors of long-term success




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Middle East and Africa | Ed tech

"There is always something new coming out of Africa," wrote Aristotle more than 2,300 years ago in his book on natural history. This is also true today as a result of one man's determination that an underachieving continent can embrace technology to bring education to its peoples. Charles Wheeldon talks to Injini's Jamie Martin
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Global | Hospitality education

Sommet Education's hospitality management institutions combine academic learning with practical immersion and international exposure. CEO Benoît-Etienne Domenget explains
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UK and Europe | Higher education

Julian Hall asks if higher education can ever be a true market
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EducationInvestor Awards 2017

Pearson: Milena Marinova
Pearson today announced the appointment of Milena Marinova as senior vice-president, AI products and solutions. Marinova joins from Intel Corporation. Continue reading...
Prodigy Finance: Dr Judith Rodin
Dr Judith Rodin has been appointed chair of Prodigy Finance, a global lending platform based in London providing postgraduate loans to international students. Continue reading...
2U: Mark Chernis
Lanham, Maryland-based education technology company 2U has appointed Mark Chernis as its chief operating officer. Continue reading...
Rankin joins pi-top
Dr William Rankin has been appointed director of learning and research at learning company pi-top, based in Austin, Texas. Continue reading...
McGraw-Hill Education: Dr Nana Banerjee
New York-based McGraw-Hill Education, the learning science company, has appointed Dr Nana Banerjee as president and chief executive officer, effective from next Monday. Banerjee is currently group president of data analytics provider Verisk Analytics. Continue reading...
   


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