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15/12/2017
For-profit higher education group Laureate Education has sold its INTI University and Colleges in Malaysia to Affinity Equity Partners for $180 million (£135 million).
15/12/2017
Psychometric and aptitude assessment firm Thomas International is on the market, EducationInvestor can reveal.
13/12/2017
Personal study platform and e-textbook provider Kortext has acquired academic bookseller Blackwell’s e-learning platform, Blackwell Learning, for an undisclosed sum.
12/12/2017
Private lending arm of the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has announced a RMB1300 (£145 million) loan for Chongqing Baidu Micro-Loan Company (Baidu CQ MCC), DealStreetAsia has reported.
11/12/2017
E-textbook services firm VitalSource has snapped up Seattle-based corporate training firm Intrepid Learning for an undisclosed sum.
11/12/2017
Westminster School has unveiled plans to open six branch schools in China in partnership with Hong-Kong based group HKMETG, delivering a Chinese national curriculum.
11/12/2017
Phinma Education, a subsidiary of Phinma Corp, has acquired a 95.6% stake in nursing school St Jude College (SJC) for $7.3 million (£5.4 million).
08/12/2017
The UK government has announced the sale of the first batch of pre-2012 English local authority student loans to specialist investors.
08/12/2017
Higher education investor Future Planet Capital and ed tech venture capital fund Owl Ventures have announced a strategic partnership.
08/12/2017
Student accommodation provider Unite Students has bought a £75 million student development in Oxford.

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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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

William Clarence Education
Education consultancy William Clarence Education has appointed Ian Hunt and Robin Badham-Thornhill to its international team of advisors. Continue reading...
Unite Group
Student accommodation company Unite Group has appointed Ross Paterson as non-executive director. Continue reading...
Tyton Partners
Advisory firm Tyton Partners has appointed Trace Urdan as managing director to be based in San Francisco. Continue reading...
Trilogy Education Services
Software training firm Trilogy Education Services has appointed Diane Morgan as global managing director. Continue reading...
Promethean
Ed tech firm Promethean announced that Ravi Angadi is joining as chief products and strategy officer. 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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