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16/11/2017
Science learning start-up SAM Labs has raised $6.8 million (£5.2 million) in a Series A funding round led by Touchstone Innovations and E15 Ventures.
16/11/2017
Schools services business Wey Education has raised £5 million in a share issue to fund an acquisition of a complementary education business.
13/11/2017
The number of new international students in the US has declined by 3% in the year 2016-2017, a report by the Institute of International Education (IIE) claimed.
13/11/2017
New figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics have revealed the economic impact of Australia’s continually rising number of international students, The Straits Times has reported.
13/11/2017
UK-based school information management system provider WCBS has acquired KSM Online for an undisclosed sum.
10/11/2017
Student engagement specialist UniQuest and higher education consultancy Retinent have announced a partnership to bring an innovative end-to-end student retention solution to UK higher education institutions (HEIs).
10/11/2017
Former Bowmark Capital senior partner Mark Salter and former colleague Nikola Sutherland have joined ex-August Equity director Rob Simpson to found Apiary Capital, RealDeals has reported.
10/11/2017
Student accommodation developer Unite Students has exchanged contracts to acquire a £10.5m development site in Leeds on a subject to planning basis, StockMarketWire has reported.
09/11/2017
London-based start-up SPCE has launched a new student lettings app to help students find places to rent and facilitate student tenant-landlord communication. It is also in the process of helping students develop a credit rating while at university.
09/11/2017
A new report from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) has revealed the extent to which income intended for teaching purposes subsidises research at British universities.

More can be done to maximise the impact of connected classrooms, according to the Better Connected Schools report by Beaming. Managing director Sonia Blizzard tells us more

Rose Luckin and Carla Aerts are in charge of leading the Educate project which aims to support innovators in the ed tech space

UNICAF’s Dr Kevin Andrews explores higher education in sub-Saharan Africa and the delivery models that are opening it up to the masses

Amity Education Group’s business has become a money making machine since it broke into India’s university sector. As its home market becomes increasingly competitive, Amity started looking at international markets to grow its revenues. Nick Herbert investigates

Blockchain technologies are met with fear and enthusiasm globally. Kirsten Noben investigates its best practices and challenges for the education sector

London-based private equity firm Actis received global media coverage when it announced its Honoris project for Africa earlier this year. Kirsten Noben talks to Hichem Omezzine, co-lead for global education, about the firm’s strategy

Empiribox is a UK start-up which aims to boost science classes in primary schools. Managing director David Saul tells us more

Against a backdrop of tightening education spend, James Croft finds safe hands in the children’s care service sector




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EducationInvestor Awards 2017


technology | connected learning

More can be done to maximise the impact of connected classrooms, according to the Better Connected Schools report by Beaming. Managing director Sonia Blizzard tells us more
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Christie + Co

technology | ed tech

Rose Luckin and Carla Aerts are in charge of leading the Educate project which aims to support innovators in the ed tech space
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Veale Wasbrough Vizards

global | blockchain in education

Blockchain technologies are met with fear and enthusiasm globally. Kirsten Noben investigates its best practices and challenges for the education sector
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Spencer Group

New higher education agency appointment
Alison Johns has been appointed chief executive designate of new agency that will be formed in 2018. Continue reading...
University Partnerships Programme
Student accommodation provider the University Partnerships Programme (UPP) has appointed Chris White as head of communications. Continue reading...
Pearson
Global education company Pearson has appointed Vikas Singh as managing director in India, taking over from Deepak Mehrota. Continue reading...
International School of Lausanne
The IB English language not-for-profit school International School of Lausanne (ISL) has named Frazer Cairns as its new director. Continue reading...
GEMS Education
GEMS Education has appointed Tracy Moxley as head of the Global Citizens Connections to promote connectivity among the international schools. Continue reading...
   


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Britain | higher education

Investing in efficient payments helps improve the international student experience for universities, says Dino Leo, head of education at Western Union Europe
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