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31/07/2015
South African schools group Curro Holdings has dropped a R6 billion (£300 million) takeover bid for smaller rival Advtech.
31/07/2015
Corporate training firm Learning Technologies Group (LTG) has acquired Eukleia, a provider of e-learning to the financial services industry.
31/07/2015
US-based software provider Civitas Learning has acquired British learning platform BlikBook for an undisclosed sum.
31/07/2015
The education branch of conglomerate Ayala Corp, Ayala Education, has invested $9.9 million (£6.3 million) for a 60% stake in the University of Nueva Caceres (UNC) in the Philippines.
31/07/2015
Private Equity firm Sovereign Capital has made an offer to buy teacher recruitment agency Synarbor PLC, EducationInvestor understands.
30/07/2015
Games-based learning business Zondle is to stay open after an eleventh hour intervention by an “anonymous donor”. ​
30/07/2015
Bridges Ventures has brought forward its sale of apprenticeships business Babington Group, EducationInvestor understands.
29/07/2015
The University of South Wales has closed its London campus after failing to enrol a single student.
29/07/2015
International schools operator Cognita has begun road-showing a £280 million bond to fund its expansion.
29/07/2015
Learning management system (LMS) provider Blackboard has been put on the market by its owner Providence Equity Partners, Reuters has reported.


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

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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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UPP
Student accommodation provider UPP has promoted Ryan Fairbairn to transaction close director. Continue reading...
Tribal Group
Duncan Lewis has been appointed as a non-executive director at Tribal Group. Continue reading...
Sovereign Capital
Sovereign Capital has appointed Ravi Aujla and Adam Philippsohn as investment manager and analyst respectively. Continue reading...
Regent Group
Ravi Ganti has joined private education firm Regent Group as head of further education, skills & employability. Continue reading...
Kitebridge
Cameron Wilson has joined US boarding school pathways group Kitebridge as managing director of its Seattle office. Continue reading...
   


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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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