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22/02/2018
Operator of pre-school centres Mindchamps has entered a joint venture with China First Capital Group (CFCG) to expand into China.
21/02/2018
Bridges Fund Management has invested £8.5 million in exchange for a majority stake in school catering business Innovate.
21/02/2018
Californian adaptive learning firm Kidaptive has raised $19.1 million (£13.7 million) in a Series C round led by Formation 8 and Korean education firm Woongjin Thinkbig.
20/02/2018
Indian education group Zee Learn has acquired a 44.5% stake in MT Educare for Rs 200 crore (£22 million).
19/02/2018
Prime Minister Theresa May has launched an independent review into post-18 education and funding, including the divide between vocational and academic qualifications.
19/02/2018
Munich-based private equity firm Aurelius Equity Opportunities has snapped up book wholesaler and distributor Connect Books for £6 million from Connect Group.
16/02/2018
Berlin-based online tutoring firm Sofatutor has raised €3 million (£2.7 million) from Frog Capital and existing investors Acton Capital, IBB and JCMB.
15/02/2018
Funds affiliated with China’s alternative asset management firm CDH Investments have acquired professional testing business of ATA for $200 million.
15/02/2018
San Francisco-based venture capital firm Owl Ventures has invested $10 million (£7.1 million) in open-source campus management software provider Kuali.
15/02/2018
Canadian real estate firm and facility management providers BGIS has agreed to take over school contracts from construction firm Carillion.

EDACY addresses the skills gap in sub-Saharan Africa on the basis of a Swiss education system. Founder Temitope Ola tells us more

Chinese education companies are on the lookout for capital to fund expansion plans in a growing market, reports Nick Herbert

A combination of strong demographic demand, ailing educational infrastructure, and inadequate government resources is contributing to rapid growth in ed tech innovation and adoption in North Africa, write Doreen Nabaho and Mimi Dedichen from ed tech incubator Injini

Dubai is expected to maintain its status as one of the most buoyant private school markets in the world, but the nature of demand, and fee levels are changing. Mansoor Ahmed, director of MENA region healthcare, education and PPP at Colliers International explains

Brexit provides an opportunity for investors in schools on the European continent, argue Chip Greene and Nicholas Tonkes of Oliver Wyman’s education practice

The European Commission recently set out ambitious plans to strengthen European identity through education and culture via the creation of a European Education Area by 2025. James Croft considers whether the proposals have legs and what the impact might be

After leaving General Assembly, Allison Baum built venture capital firm Fresco Capital to support ed tech firms in Asia and globally

Education institutions’ reliance on international student recruitment agents is being challenged by increasing demand for bespoke guidance from students themselves. James Croft considers the significance of the shift




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Asia | China's IPO frenzy

Chinese education companies are on the lookout for capital to fund expansion plans in a growing market, reports Nick Herbert
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UK and Europe | Brexit

Brexit provides an opportunity for investors in schools on the European continent, argue Chip Greene and Nicholas Tonkes of Oliver Wyman's education practice
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global | Student-course matching

Education institutions' reliance on international student recruitment agents is being challenged by increasing demand for bespoke guidance from students themselves. James Croft considers the significance of the shift
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Wey Education
Educational services group Wey Education has appointed Barry Nichols-Grey as finance director and company secretary, who will take up his post in April. Continue reading...
Watkin Jones
Chief executive Mark Watkin Jones has announced he is stepping down from the property group Watkin Jones once a successor has been appointed. Continue reading...
TA Associates
Private equity firm TA Associates has promoted Lovisa Lander from vice president to senior vice president. Continue reading...
Renaissance Learning
Pre-K12 learning analytics firm Renaissance Learning has appointed John Roselli as chief strategy officer, effective immediately. Continue reading...
Pluralsight
Technology platform Pluralsight has appointed Scott Dorsey and Karenann Terrell to its board of directors, and named board member Gary Crittenden as the board’s lead independent director. Continue reading...
   


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global | Fresco Capital

After leaving General Assembly, Allison Baum built venture capital firm Fresco Capital to support ed tech firms in Asia and globally
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