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11/02/2016
US online higher education business Capella Education Group has put its UK subsidiary, Arden University, on the market.
11/02/2016
Student accommodation website student.com has raised $60 million (£41.5 million) in a combined series B and C round led by VY Capital
10/02/2016
Teacher shortages are intensifying and ministers have a "weak understanding" of the problem, the National Audit Office (NAO) has claimed.
09/02/2016
Hong-Kong-based electronic toy maker VTech has acquired its competitor LeapFrog Enterprises for $72 million (£49.7 million).
09/02/2016
The vice chancellor of the University of Buckingham says he is considering taking on external investment to fund a large scale expansion at the institution.
08/02/2016
Struggling for-profit college group Apollo Education has announced it will be taken private by a consortium in a deal valued at $1.1 billion (£763 million).
08/02/2016
More than a third of all primary and secondary pupils in Australia attend independent schools , a proportion that is growing, research by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has claimed.
08/02/2016
The University and College Union (UCU) has criticised more than 20 universities for refusing to publish the salaries of senior staff, calling them the “least transparent” in Britain.
08/02/2016
Improvement in UK state schools could end up putting private schools out of business, the Good Schools Guide has claimed.
08/02/2016
Astrum, the private sixth-form college group, is seeking a new chief executive after Glen Hawkins said he planned to retire.


global | Apollo Education Group

After years falling enrolments, US for-profit college giant Apollo Education has put itself on the block. But will it be enough to turn its fortunes around, asks Daniel Thomas.
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As director of innovation, Henry Warren has been tasked with ensuring Pearson continues to innovate. He tells EducationInvestor about his plans.

TreePress makes it easier for schools to find new plays for their pupils to perform. Managing director Laura Fisher tells us more.

With investment in US ed-tech at an all-time high, how can cash-strapped European start-ups get a piece of the action? Kirsten Noben investigates.

Having educated himself using ‘flipped learning’, Jim Latrache wants to take the concept to some of the world’s poorest regions. But can the Equal Learning CEO convince investors to back him, asks Daniel Thomas.

After years falling enrolments, US for-profit college giant Apollo Education has put itself on the block. But will it be enough to turn its fortunes around, asks Daniel Thomas.

Blackboard chief executive Jay Bhatt stepped down in January, months after it was reported the firm was seeking new owners. Did he jump or was the writing on the wall, asks Kirsten Noben.

Efforts to make schools across America adhere to a common set of standards in maths and English have met with fierce resistance in some states. Could the US Presidential election end up derailing the ‘Common Core’, asks Julian Hall.

2016 could prove to be a year of increased investment in the nursery sector, with further clarity in funding stoking renewed interest, argues Arun Kanwar.




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global│US schools policy

Efforts to make schools across America adhere to a common set of standards in maths and English have met with fierce resistance in some states. Could the US Presidential election end up derailing the ‘Common Core’, asks Julian Hall.
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Having educated himself using ‘flipped learning’, Jim Latrache wants to take the concept to some of the world’s poorest regions. But can the Equal Learning CEO convince investors to back him, asks Daniel Thomas.
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Britain | higher education

The government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework for higher education must not stand in the way of innovative teaching, says GSM London’s Debi Hayes.
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technology | US venture capital

With investment in US ed-tech at an all-time high, how can cash-strapped European start-ups get a piece of the action? Kirsten Noben investigates.
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Unite Group
Student accommodation provider Unite has announced Patrick Dempsey will be joining its board as non-executive director on 1 March. Continue reading...
Skillsoft
US e-learning giant Skillsoft has announced Bill Donoghue will be joining the company as chief executive. He is to replace Chuck Moran, who has held the role since the company was founded in 1998. Continue reading...
Raspberry Pi
Ed tech charity Raspberry Pi Foundation has appointed Oliver Quinlan as research manager. Continue reading...
Raffles Education
Singapore based school group Raffles Education has appointed Chew Han Wei as assistant vice-president. Continue reading...
Prospects
Rachel Grant has joined training provider and consultancy Prospects Education as head of awards and resources development. Continue reading...
   


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