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17/02/2017
A unit of CITIC Group plans to raise RMB6 billion (£700 million) for a number of funds to invest in education companies in China.
17/02/2017
Student accommodation developer Unite Students has sold 13 properties to a Brookfield-managed fund for £295 million.
17/02/2017
Property developer and investor, Kajima, has completed the build of seven education facilities as part of a £135 million joint project with Interserve Investments Ltd.
16/02/2017
Gateway Education, a provider of international students to UK and US independent schools, is exploring strategic options which could include a sale, EducationInvestor can reveal.
16/02/2017
Top Hat, a higher education cloud-based teaching programme has raised $22.5 million (£18 million) in a round of series C funding.
15/02/2017
ICP Nurseries has completed a debt finance acquisition worth £8 million from challenger bank OakNorth, who provide debt finance to entrepreneurs and mid-sized growth businesses.
14/02/2017
Apollo Education Group, owner of the University of Phoenix, has been taken off the public market in a $1.14 billon acquisition.
14/02/2017
John Hyde, executive chairman of HIT Training, has been awarded a CBE for his services to apprenticeships in hospitality and care at Buckingham Palace.
14/02/2017
A five-year pilot to educate schoolchildren on cyber security is being led by The Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
13/02/2017
A third of employers who will have to pay the apprenticeship levy are not aware of its existence, a report by City & Guilds has claimed.


Britain | debt funding

Universities are increasingly opting for debt funding to fund their expansion but there are risks involved. Kirsten Noben finds out more
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Lincoln College International’s Riyadh Technical Trainers College is in trouble, leading to rumours that the scheme could be scrapped this year, Jefferson Youth learns more

Cortechs has developed a brainwave sensing technology to improve behaviour and the education experience. Founder Áine Behan tells us more

The UK continues to play a key role in the global ed tech ecosystem but it will need to combat its identity crisis first, argues Dan Sandhu, CEO of Digital Assess

Coding providers pose themselves as the answer to a growing digital skills gap. Kirsten Noben investigates if it is more than just a trend

Fintech is enabling investment in the potential of people and not just in the developed world. Cameron Stevens of Prodigy Finance argues the case for borderless credit

Institutional investors in the private sector are becoming increasingly keen to lend to projects that address the issues of climate change. Nick Herbert reports on the growing green bond market

Tutoring and mentoring company ESM College prepares UK students for a rigid US admission process. Managing director of ESM UK, Josh Davis, tells us more

The upward trend of transnational education (TNE) comes with inherent risks but the lure of TNE and the expansion of it are very real. Julian Hall investigates




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global | TNE growth

The upward trend of transnational education (TNE) comes with inherent risks but the lure of TNE and the expansion of it are very real. Julian Hall investigates
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Britain | interview

Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP talks to Ledetta Asfa-Wossen about character education, the integrity of UK universities and why Britain shouldn’t leave the customs union
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global | green bonds

Institutional investors in the private sector are becoming increasingly keen to lend to projects that address the issues of climate change. Nick Herbert reports on the growing green bond market
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Udacity
Online education provider Udacity has appointed Ishan Gupta as managing director for the Indian market. Continue reading...
Sommet Education
Hospitality brand Sommet Education has appointed Pete Shemilt as vice-president of marketing and enrolment. Continue reading...
Promethean
Software company Promethean, owned by Chinese-listed company NetDragon, has appointed Vin Riera as chief executive. Continue reading...
Positive Outcomes
Apprenticeship provider Positive Outcomes has announced its chief executive, Chris Longmate, is stepping down. Continue reading...
UK Government
Executive director of policy and research at charity Nesta, Stian Westlake, has announced he is leaving the company. Continue reading...
   


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