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26/05/2017
The Unite Students Accommodation Fund (USAF) has acquired a property in Birmingham and Durham for £56 million.
26/05/2017
Elimu Capital, a new investment fund focusing on the African education sector which is co-founded by Paul Vincent Cable, is raising £50 million.
25/05/2017
Software services provider IRIS Software Group has acquired cloud education technology platform Results Squared for an undisclosed amount.
24/05/2017
International K12 operator GEMS has combined forces with Canadian data and loyalty analytics company Aimia to develop “the region’s first education-related rewards and benefits programme”.
24/05/2017
The formative assessment app Zzish created by ex-Google product manager, Charles Wiles, has raised over a £1 million from private investors on Crowdcube. Once the funding round is closed it will take the firm’s total raise to £3 million since its launch.
22/05/2017
Indian media company HT Media is acquiring Apollo Global Singapore’s 49% stake in its joint venture India Education Services Private Limited (IESPL) for Rs 58 crore (£6.89 million), DealStreetAsia has published.
18/05/2017
Singapore-based private equity advisory firm, Rising Tide Asia, part of the Rising Tide Foundation Group is in the process of selling its education assets EducationInvestor can reveal.
18/05/2017
The Conservative Party has pledged an extra £4 billion by 2022 per year to address the schools funding gap.
18/05/2017
GK Strategy, the political advisory firm, has appointed former cabinet minister and Liberal Democrat MP David Laws as a strategic advisor.
17/05/2017
The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has launched a campaign to highlight the funding gap in UK schools over the past two years.

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global | GEMS

GEMS Education is one of the largest K12 operators globally. Kirsten Noben speaks to executive director of Europe, Jay Varkey, about the firm’s success
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Sky School offers blended learning for refugees in Jordan and Greece. We spoke to founders Mia Eskelund and Polly Akhurst

Patrick Craven, director at City & Guilds and vice-chairman of The e-Assessment Association, reviews the potential benefits of technology-enhanced assessment

VitalSource provides e-textbook services to global markets. John Donovan, newly appointed managing director for the EMEA and Asia Pacific region, tells us more

GEMS Education is one of the largest K12 operators globally. Kirsten Noben speaks to executive director of Europe, Jay Varkey, about the firm’s success

Indonesia presents a number of challenges to the informed investor, says Tony Mitchener, management consultant and national director at Australia Indonesia Business Council

The private sector arm of the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, is one of the largest global investors in education. Kirsten Noben talks to head of education, Salah-Eddine Kandri, about its strategy

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global | IFC

The private sector arm of the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, is one of the largest global investors in education. Kirsten Noben talks to head of education, Salah-Eddine Kandri, about its strategy
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Britain | apprenticeships

Apprenticeships have long been overdue a makeover. Ledetta Asfa-Wossen spoke to new kid on the block Euan Blair, founder of training company White Hat, on why he thinks the market needs an overhaul
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VitalSource provides e-textbook services to global markets. John Donovan, newly appointed managing director for the EMEA and Asia Pacific region, tells us more
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VitalSource
Supplier of e-textbooks VitalSource has announced the appointment of John Donovan as managing director. Continue reading...
SGOSS Governors for Schools
Governor search company SGOSS Governors for Schools has appointed Louise Cooper as its chief executive, succeeding retiring chief executive Janet Scott. Continue reading...
Semta Group
Semta Group has appointed Dame Judith Hackitt as chair of the group. She is replacing Allan Cook CBE who stood down after seven years at the end of March. Continue reading...
ISC Research
Provider of data and intelligence of the K12 schools market, ISC Research, has appointed Leigh Webb as chief executive. Continue reading...
Institute for Apprenticeships
Former chief executive of Barclays, Antony Jenkins, has joined the board of the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA). Continue reading...
   


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