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26/07/2016
International schools chain Nord Anglia has seen a sharp rise in sales and enrolment in the three months ended 31 May 2016.
26/07/2016
Student accommodation developer the Unite Group has as reported a 22% rise in EPRA earnings (a measure of underlying income) in the six months to 30 June 2016.
25/07/2016
NetDimensions, a Chinese provider of online corporate training, narrowed its losses in the six months ended 30 June 2016.
25/07/2016
Indian learning app developer Byju has said it is in talks to raise $50 million (£38 million) from existing and new investors.
22/07/2016
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank, has acquired 4% of the share capital of the Advtech group for R320 million (£17.1 million).
22/07/2016
Investment group New Sparta is selling its stake in education publishing house Walpole Media Group, EducationInvestor can reveal.
21/07/2016
International students have become more interested in studying in the UK since Britain voted to leave the EU, research from Hotcourses has claimed.
21/07/2016
Venture capital investment in the UK fell more than 40% between the first and second quarters on the back of Brexit uncertainty, a report has claimed.
21/07/2016
Private equity firm The Riverside Company has invested an undisclosed sum in Ohio-based resource developer n2y.
20/07/2016
MP for Harlow, Robert Halfon, has been appointed as the new minister for apprenticeships and skills, succeeding Nick Boles who stepped down on 13 July.


technology | schools ICT

With large numbers of British schools lacking good access to broadband, pupils and ICT suppliers are losing out. What can be done, asks Kirsten Noben
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London School of Marketing

Caroline Wright is director general of the British Educational Suppliers Association. Here she shares her thoughts on schools, ed tech and the government

Gooseberry Planet helps keep schoolchildren safe online. Founder Stella James tells us more

Moocs were expected to turn the education world upside down after they hit the market in 2012, but that has not happened. The sector is evolving, though, finds Kirsten Noben

Ironically, the ‘digital native’ generation needs help to attain core ICT skills, says Dr Dirk Hastedt of the IEA

Education institutions have access to ever growing pools of data, but need support to help them analyse it. Ian Koxvold, head of education strategy at PwC, investigates

How do we draw the right education policy lessons from the success and recent decline of Finland’s schools? Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren of the Centre for Market Reform of Education shares his thoughts

Education sector M&A activity increased once again in 2015. Nick Herbert takes a look at the deals and emergent sector trends

How do we create a comprehensive definition of affordable education for the world? Beatrice Cernuta of Tarbia in Dubai investigates




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special report | Brexit and education

The UK education sector was plunged into uncertainty by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union in June. Is there only doom and gloom ahead, asks Daniel Thomas
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Colliers

technology | moocs

Moocs were expected to turn the education world upside down after they hit the market in 2012, but that has not happened. The sector is evolving, though, finds Kirsten Noben
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global | US M&A

Education sector M&A activity increased once again in 2015. Nick Herbert takes a look at the deals and emergent sector trends
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Spencer Group

global | Finnish schools

How do we draw the right education policy lessons from the success and recent decline of Finland’s schools? Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren of the Centre for Market Reform of Education shares his thoughts
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Wauton Samuel
Specialist in school management software Wauton Samuel has appointed Stephen Clarke as its managing director. Continue reading...
University Ventures
University Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on the education space, has expanded its leadership team with several new appointments Continue reading...
Ward Hadaway
Northern law firm Ward Hadaway has appointed Frank Suttie as a partner in its education team. Continue reading...
Pluralsight
Former US education secretary Arne Duncan has joined the board of Pluralsight, a start-up in the lifelong learning space. Continue reading...
Findel
David Sugden, the chairman of retailer and education supplier Findel, will step down at the firm’s annual board meeting on 29 July. Continue reading...
   


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