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27/07/2015
Investment in UK student housing in the first half of 2015 has eclipsed the figure recorded for the whole of last year.
27/07/2015
Education revenues fell by 8.6% in the six months to 31 June at Finnish publisher Sanoma.
27/07/2015
Losses narrowed at school consultancy Wey Education in the six months ended 30 June 2015, the firm has said.
27/07/2015
Publisher Pearson confirmed yesterday that it is in talks to sell its 50% stake in the Economist Group.
24/07/2015
Chinese education group Education International Corp (EIC) is planning a Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) which could raise up to $500 million (£322.8 million), IFR Asia understands.
24/07/2015
Numerous academy chains in England are failing to improve outcomes for disadvantaged pupils, a report from the Sutton Trust has claimed.
24/07/2015
South Africa’s largest schools group, Curro Holdings, has relaunched its takeover bid for rival Advtech having won the support of two major shareholders.
24/07/2015
Operating losses at Pearson in the first half widened to £112 million from £37 million last year, the publisher said today.
23/07/2015
Knightsbridge Student Housing has acquired a Liverpool student accommodation ‘Europa’ from Aprirose for £36.4 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 5.25%.
23/07/2015
Japanese media group Nikkei has acquired the Financial Times Group from Pearson for £844 million in cash.


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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
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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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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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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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