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28/07/2017
Academies in England have exceeded their expenditure income by £280 million for the year 2015/16, according to figures by the Department for Education (DfE).
27/07/2017
Chinese artificial intelligence company Liulishuo has raised $100 million (£76.5 million) in a Series C funding round led by China Media Capital (CMC) and Wu Capital.
27/07/2017
New York-based EduSynch has partnered up with digital platform Guia do Estudante, owned by Brazilian publisher Grupo Abril.
27/07/2017
Checkmarx, an Israeli company which provides application security testing technology, has acquired UK-based Codebashing.
27/07/2017
Mobile language learning platform Duolingo has raised $25 million (£19 million) in a Series E round led by Drive Capital.
26/07/2017
Online textbook retailer Chegg has published its financial results for the three months ended 30 June 2017.
26/07/2017
Private schools group Inspired has received an undisclosed investment from private equity group TA Associates.
26/07/2017
One of China’s largest internet companies, Tencent Holdings, has invested an undisclosed amount in Indian ed tech firm Byju’s.
26/07/2017
Private schools group Nord Anglia Education has reported a slight rise in profits for the third quarter of 2017.
25/07/2017
Chinese private education group New Oriental Education and Technology Group has posted a 22% rise in profits for the fiscal year ended 31 May 2017.

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Britain | accelerated degrees

Accelerated degrees have been on the higher education agenda for over 20 years but in many ways the delivery of it has yet to fully blossom. Nick Herbert asks why
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Digital credentials are considered the next big thing in education. Kirsten Noben investigates if the trend is here to stay

HelloUni aims to simplify the application process for prospective students. Founder and chief executive Olivia Feng tells us more

Education is increasingly starting to attract investment from technology giants. Kirsten Noben surveys the space

Enhanced realities lead where the everyday fails and there is no better field that this is proven in than in ed tech, says Mark Bridgeman, managing director of Eon Reality

Blackboard is still the dominant LMS provider but with increasingly more players in the market, competition is rife. Lee Blakemore, president of Blackboard International, explains what’s next for the firm

Busy Bees is an enviable export story. From its first conception in 1983, the UK brand went on to launch its Asia division in 2014. Today, the group’s revenue stands at £250 million, with the fast-growing Asian business contributing an estimated S$130 million. Ledetta Asfa-Wossen caught up with the woman at the helm

The private sector can help address Africa’s pressing educational needs, but both investors and policymakers must seize opportunities now, say Scott Featherston and David Ferreira, partners at Caerus Capital. Their new report, The Business of Education in Africa, details new findings about this dynamic region

Significant growth of English-medium international schools is expected, once a new policy replacing the Vietnamese government’s decree 73 comes into place later this year, says Sami Yosef of ISC Research




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EducationInvestor Awards 2017

global | nurseries

Busy Bees is an enviable export story. From its first conception in 1983, the UK brand went on to launch its Asia division in 2014. Today, the group's revenue stands at £250 million, with the fast-growing Asian business contributing an estimated S$130 million. Ledetta Asfa-Wossen caught up with the woman at the helm
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technology | digital credentials

Digital credentials are considered the next big thing in education. Kirsten Noben investigates if the trend is here to stay
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global | international schools

Significant growth of English-medium international schools is expected, once a new policy replacing the Vietnamese government’s decree 73 comes into place later this year, says Sami Yosef of ISC Research
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University of Sussex
The University of Sussex has appointed Tim Westlake as chief operating officer. Continue reading...
Udemy
San Francisco-based massive online open course (Mooc) Udemy has appointed Kevin Johnson as new chief executive officer. Continue reading...
Quayle Munro
Advisory firm Quayle Munro has appointed two new directors to its advisory team. Continue reading...
NatWest
Bank NatWest has appointed Barrie Davison as new head of higher education. Davison will be leading a team of 30 across the UK. Continue reading...
Finito
Education firm Finito has announced Ty Goddard is joining its advisory board. Goddard is co-founder of The Education Foundation and also leads strategic body EdtechUK. Continue reading...
   


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