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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.
28/07/2015
Publisher Cambridge University Press (CUP) has posted a 23% decline in operating profit for the year ended 30 April 2015.
28/07/2015
China’s Tsinghua Unigroup, a state-owned investment firm, is to buy Xueda Education Group for $368 million (£236 million).
28/07/2015
International education firm Navitas has warned of a “challenging year” ahead, despite posting strong profits for the 2015 financial year.
27/07/2015
Private equity firm GFH Capital has acquired an 80% stake in an unnamed private school near Sharjah, Dubai.
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.


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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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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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