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23/08/2017
Largest for-profit higher education group Laureate Education is selling its European subsidiaries in Germany, Italy and Cyprus, EducationInvestor understands.
23/08/2017
Distributor of learning resources to the education sector, School Speciality, has acquired educational content firm Triumph Learning
22/08/2017
UK-based educational software outsourcing and services provider Tribal Group has won two contracts with a total value of £25.3 million.
22/08/2017
Two more advisory firms have been appointed to guide the sale of Study Group by Providence Equity Partners, EducationInvestor can reveal.
21/08/2017
Higher education group Adtalem Global Education, formerly DeVry Education, has announced its full year results ended 30 June 2017.
21/08/2017
Bridges Fund Management partner, Garret Turley, has left the firm and will be joining August Equity in January 2018 to work for the education and healthcare division.
18/08/2017
Finnish learning games company Lightneer has announced that it has raised $5 million (£3.9 million) in seed funding.
18/08/2017
Listed private school operator Curro Holdings has announced it will invest R1.5 billion (£88 million) in its schools this year.
18/08/2017
The UK's largest training provider Learndirect has been given the lowest Ofsted rating (grade 4) by being deemed ‘inadequate’.
17/08/2017
German language-learning app Babbel has joined forces with the English language certification division at Cambridge University to develop the Babbel English test.

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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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