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01/05/2015
Private college group Apollo Education has announced the resignation of its chief financial officer, Brian Swartz.
01/05/2015
The UK’s largest for-profit college, St Patrick’s, has been has been readmitted to the student loans system after being suspended in February.
30/04/2015
US for-profit education firm DeVry has closed 14 of its campuses across the US, following a slide in enrolments.
30/04/2015
Corinthian Colleges, once the biggest for-profit college chain in the US, has shut its remaining 28 campuses, leaving 16,000 students without a course in the process.
29/04/2015
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), the US-based education and trade publisher, has acquired Scholastic's ed tech division for $575 million (£374.3 million).
29/04/2015
Laureate Education, the world’s largest for-profit college operator, is planning a $1 billion initial public offering in 2016.
28/04/2015
International school group Nord Anglia Education has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio of six schools from Meritas for $575 million (£377 million).
28/04/2015
Connect Group, a distributor of books and newspapers which also has an education & care division, has posted a fall in profit for the six months ended 28 February 2015.
28/04/2015
Chinese venture capital fund Grand Group Investment has bought a 15% shareholding in e-learning firm WuXi Jin Xun Tong Technology (JXT) for a cash consideration of RMB20 million (£2.2 million).
27/04/2015
Training and recruitment company Staffline has acquired the beleaguered work training firm A4e for a total consideration of £34.5 million.


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Special report │ Dubai schools

Rising demand for private schooling in Dubai has created huge opportunities for providers. But could limited options for financing, staffing shortages and regulation hold them back, asks Daniel Thomas
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Global | Indian education

Narendra Modi’s India is opening itself up to foreign and domestic investment. Could this create opportunities for education businesses targeting the country, asks Zahra Saeed
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The children’s care and education market is in need of a good news story. Acorn chief executive Natalie-Jane Macdonald tells Ploy Radford about her plans to achieve just that
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