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22/03/2017
University Partnerships Programme (UPP), a provider of on-campus infrastructure and support services in the UK, is to undertake a £160 million development of Keele University’s student campus.
21/03/2017
An expert advisory body comprising 20 former education ministers and heads of state has been launched to advise current governments on global education issues.
21/03/2017
Shenzhen-based start-up Makeblock has raised $30 million (£24 million) in Series B venture round led by Evolution Media China and Shenzhen Capital Group Co.
21/03/2017
Collins Learning, the learning division of publisher HarperCollins, has signed a deal with Shanghai Century Publishing Group to publish English translations of texts used by Shanghai’s primary school maths programme.
18/03/2017
New Delhi-based education services company CL Educate has raised Rs71.68 crore (£8.8 million) through a share sale ahead of its IPO next week.
18/03/2017
The US Department of Education could face cuts by 13.5% or $9 billion (£7.2 billion) under president Trump’s newly proposed administration budget.
16/03/2017
South African education provider Advtech has bought schools group Elkanah House Schools for an undisclosed sum.
15/03/2017
The Dutch government has announced plans to invest a total of €10.7 million (£9.3 million) in international schools, creating an extra 1,150 places.
14/03/2017
Hart Learning & Development is to partner with Barchester Healthcare to deliver its apprenticeship and work-based learning programmes within health and social care and business administration roles.
14/03/2017
Swiss and German investment firm Invision Private Equity is looking to exit hospitality and management for-profit group Swiss Education Group (SEG), EducationInvestor can reveal.

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Chatterbox employs refugees as tutors to address the language skills gap. We speak to founder Mursal Hedayat

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East Africa has dynamic conditions for education growth, but is online able to join the party? Stephen Haggard, chair of the region’s largest virtual classroom, considers the prospects

The growth in dual-curriculum and bilingual schools is fuelling expansion in many regions. However, the use of English and English-language curricula is still a defining factor, says Dylan Jones of Follett School Solutions

Mergers and acquisitions in some parts of the sector may have slowed in 2016 but the fundamental economics supporting growth in the market will continue to drive its path to maturity regardless of political changes, learns Nick Herbert

Differentiation has become a powerful factor among English language teaching providers in an increasingly competitive market, says Stephen Parkes, CEO of Go Enrol




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global | Global University Systems

Global University Systems has taken a commercial approach to building out an education platform. Kirsten Noben speaks to founder Aaron Etingen about what is next for the firm
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Britain | maths mastery

Last year, the DfE announced that 8,000 primary schools would receive £41 million over four years to rollout 'maths mastery' across half of its schools but how is it being delivered and is the method worth importing in the first place? Ledetta Asfa-Wossen reports
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The education sector is increasingly becoming a much-wanted target for cyber criminals. How should it defend itself? Kirsten Noben investigates
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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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