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04/03/2015
In a major coup for a private higher education provider, GSM London has appointed the former vice chancellor of the University of Leicester as chairman of its board.
03/03/2015
Waud Capital Partners , a US mid-market private equity firm, has made a “significant “ investment in PSI Services, a professional testing services business.
03/03/2015
US asset manager the Carlyle Group has sold Pure Student Living, a London based student accommodation business, to LetterOne Treasury Services for a consideration of £532 million.
03/03/2015
Dubai will need to open at least 52 new schools by 2020 to meet swelling demand, a report from Colliers International claims.
02/03/2015
TES Global has launched a new service allowing teachers to buy and sell the classroom resources they create.
02/03/2015
Frog Education has acquired a 100% stake in I Education, owner of games-based assessment service 'I am Learning' (IAL).
27/02/2015
Cairneagle Associates has hired Arun Kanwar as a principal in its education practice.
27/02/2015
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has announced it is to reduce funding for the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) by 11%.
27/02/2015
Pearson has appointed Coram Williams as its new chief financial officer (CFO), as well as making two promotions in its audit and remuneration committees.
27/02/2015
Ed Miliband will today reveal how Labour would fund a tuition fee cut of £3,000 next parliament.


Last month the BETT trade show hit London, shining a spotlight on the latest ed tech innovations. Hot off the heels of the event, e-learning expert Stephen Haggard shares his top tips for learning technologies in 2015 and beyond.

Fresh from an appearance at BETT, Kevin Brennan MP, shadow minister for schools, explains how Labour would accelerate the UK’s educational technology agenda.

Revision app Gojimo made a big impression on the US market last year. Julian Hall talks Stanford, Silicon Valley and Series A with founder and chief executive George Burgess.

A record amount of cash was poured into ed tech firms last year globally, but solid business models remain elusive, finds Daniel Thomas.

To secure their financial futures academies must join groups, argues Mike Giddings of accountants Clement Keys.

For-profit colleges face mounting scrutiny of their VAT positions, when in fact many are by law entitled to exemptions. EY’s Damian Shirley and Jennie Lowe explain how providers can get their affairs in order.

Brazil has one of the biggest for-profit university sectors in the world. But a shock reform to the student loans system has the sector reeling, finds Daniel Thomas

Mark Jeynes, former partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants, now runs a business in the emerging junior pathways sector. He explains why the market presents significant opportunities for investors




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