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22/09/2017
North Asia private equity firm MBK Partners is likely to snap up English language training provider Wall Street English (WSE) from Pearson, Reuters has reported.
21/09/2017
English language training provider St Giles International has acquired Cambridge-based New School of English and will be rebranded St Giles Cambridge.
21/09/2017
Investment fund Downing LLP has backed science education start-up Empiribox with £1 million.
20/09/2017
German tutoring firm Studienkreis, owned by investment group Aurelius Group, is up for sale, EducationInvestor can reveal.
20/09/2017
Private equity firm Key Capital Partners has invested £4 million in exchange for a minority stake in IT training and services provider Sparta Global.
20/09/2017
Dubai-based after school activities platform AfterSchool has said it is planning to raise $1 million through an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) with the issuance of its own Afterschool Tokens (AST).
19/09/2017
Tristan Capital opportunity fund European Property Investors Special Opportunities lV (EPISO 4) has acquired a 90% interest in Liverpool-based developer Downing.
19/09/2017
Private education firm Curro Holdings has said it is planning to list its tertiary education subsidiary Stadio on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange raising R840 million (£47 million).
18/09/2017
The Indian arm of education publisher Pearson is to open an online international school called International Connections Academy, this week.
18/09/2017
Bengaluru-based learning platform Unacademy has raised $11.5 million (£8.5 million) in a Series B funding round led by Sequoia India and SAIF Partners.

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global | Forfar Capital

A growing middle class continues to drive demand for high quality international schools in Southeast Asia and ever changing regulations, poor operating capability and unrealistic valuations have created a sweet spot for investment advisory firms such as Forfar Capital. Ledetta Asfa-Wossen speaks to its founder
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Israeli firm KIDOZ Network has developed a content platform for children. Founder Gai Havkin tells us more

Popular predictions for the future of education are fast becoming outdated, says education digital strategist and founder of Teachit Garry Pratt

Sandbox & Co invests in and grows learning companies which serve millennial parents. Founder Bhav Singh tells us more

The platform is laid for African countries to see an explosion of education innovation over the next decade. Investors wanting to beat the herd may need to move rapidly though, says Jamie Martin, chief executive of ed tech incubator Injini

British investor Khalid Muhmood, chief executive of Singapore-based Dragonfly Education Group, talks candidly about setting up an education group far from home

The international schools market in India is on the cusp of significant expansion that could open up exporting opportunities for K12 providers says Richard Gaskell, schools director at ISC Research

The Philippines is an open territory for education investors and its government is highly receptive to private education but the quality of provision has so far been sketchy, explains Tony Mitchener, management consultant and national director of the Australia Indonesia Business Council

New Zealand’s higher education institutions have reaped the benefits of being close to Australia, the same is true of Canada with the US but Ireland has been a unique case. Jacob Kestner, senior vice president of EduCo discusses Ireland’s new bid to attract more students




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Britain | Oxford University Press

The world’s largest university publisher Oxford University Press strives to promote teaching excellence and learning outcomes. Kirsten Noben explores how it is faring in challenging market conditions
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Britain | 30 hours free childcare

The 30 hours free childcare scheme seems sound and fair in principle but the realities of delivering it will be anything but, particularly for some providers. Ledetta Asfa-Wossen explores the current market sentiment
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global | France country profile

With a reformist president at the helm, France is boosting investor confidence again. Kirsten Noben investigates what it means for the education sector
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William Clarence Education
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Student.com
Accommodation platform Student.com has appointed three new senior executives to its global leadership team. Continue reading...
Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press (OUP) has appointed David Clark as new managing director of its academic division. Continue reading...
Salisbury Plain Academies
Academies group Salisbury Plain Academies has announced Tina Evans will be taking over as chief executive from Helen Mathieson, who is retiring. Continue reading...
Office for Students
The Department for Education has appointed Nicola Dandridge as the inaugural chief executive of the Office for Students (OfS), the newly established regulator for the higher education sector. Continue reading...
   


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