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01/09/2015
Dubai-based schools group GEMS Education has refinanced a 3 billion dirham (£530 million) loan, according to its chief financial officer.
28/08/2015
The British Accreditation Council (BAC) has signed a contract with the Bahrain Higher Education Council (HEC) to assist with university accreditations.
28/08/2015
Seagull has acquired Norwegian oil & gas training provider ExTek AS for an undisclosed sum.
28/08/2015
Low cost private school group Bridge International Academies is looking to launch in India in the 2016/17 academic year.
26/08/2015
Dubai’s education regulator has said that 27 new private schools offering 63,000 seats will open in 2016, in a bid to meet soaring demand.
26/08/2015
The Pine Unit Trust has acquired the freehold of two special educational needs schools in Hampshire operated by Priory Group.
26/08/2015
Coursera, the massive open online course (Mooc), has raised a $49.5 million in the first phase of a Series C round led by New Enterprise Associates.
25/08/2015
Digital education and media firm TES Global has launched its ‘TES Resources’ marketplace in the US.
25/08/2015
Information and training firm Electric Word has reported sales of £5.9 million for the first half of 2015, level with the £5.8 million posted last time.
24/08/2015
International education firm Navitas has announced the resignation of chief financial officer Bryce Houghton, effective from 30 September.


When it comes to developing ed tech, students and teachers are our secret weapons, argues Jisc’s Martin Hamilton

New European Union data protection laws could cause headaches in the education sector. Kirsten Noben investigates

Profits at Tribal Group took a hit last year following the non-renewal of a major Ofsted contract. Can the firm make up the lost ground, asks Daniel Thomas

Dan Sandhu is betting big on the assessment market with his firm Digital Assess. Julian Hall meets the tech impresario to find out more

Several trends bode well for an active training deal environment in Europe in the second half, argues Martin Luen

M&A activity in the US education industry is hotter than ever. Kirsten Noben looks at what’s driving the trend and the subsectors getting most love

Social impact bonds offer an innovative way of channelling private investment into public services. But can the market’s limitations be overcome, asks Daniel Thomas

The government’s plan to double free childcare hours is in danger of derailing, finds Sunniva Davies-Rommetveit




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Global │ US education M&A

M&A activity in the US education industry is hotter than ever. Kirsten Noben looks at what’s driving the trend and the subsectors getting most love
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Britain | Apprenticeships

The government has a mountain to climb to deliver its promise to vastly increase apprenticeship delivery. Can it be done, asks Sunniva Davies-Rommetveit
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Global │ Social impact bonds

Social impact bonds offer an innovative way of channelling private investment into public services. But can the market’s limitations be overcome, asks Daniel Thomas
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Technology │ Tribal Group

Profits at Tribal Group took a hit last year following the non-renewal of a major Ofsted contract. Can the firm make up the lost ground, asks Daniel Thomas
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