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16/11/2018
Shares in listed Chinese education firms tumbled in today’s trading after Beijing tightened its grip on the early years sector, banning private kindergartens from floating or raising funds from listed companies.
16/11/2018
Catapult Learning, a US-based provider of special needs education, has acquired Capital Education Group, a provider of curriculums geared at students with autism, for an undisclosed price.
15/11/2018
Prodigy Finance has launched a loan refinance product aimed at expat graduates living in the UK or US who are looking to reduce their student debt.
15/11/2018
Wellspring International Education, a student recruitment firm, has acquired embattled pathway provider Quad Learning for what is reportedly a fraction of the venture capital it raised upon launching just six years ago.
15/11/2018
Cornerstone OnDemand, a cloud-based learning and talent management solution provider, will acquire Grovo Learning, a provider of bite-sized employee training, for $24 million, expanding its suite of education products.
15/11/2018
Northeastern University in Boston is set to buy The New College of the Humanities, a fledgling private university in central London, in a bid to globalise its operations.
14/11/2018
Australian education group Navitas has rejected a takeover bid from BGH consortium, which includes the firm’s former chief executive and co-founder, as the offered price did not satisfy its strategic goals.
14/11/2018
Pearson is to sell One Southwark Bridge, a property used by the Financial Times as its headquarters, to M&G Real Estate for £115 million.
13/11/2018
Learning and Work Institute says it is searching for individuals, tutors, employers and projects that have shown a special commitment to lifelong learning.
13/11/2018
An international group of academics is planning to launch a new journal that will publish articles under pseudonyms in response to a culture of fear and self-censorship on campus.

Eiden Appelbaum is the chief executive of Spitball, an online platform seeking to revolutionise the e-learning industry using blockchain, the technology underpinning bitcoin and other crypto-currency transactions

Tumultuous times lie ahead for school operators in China as regulators take aim at structures widely used by overseas investors to extract earnings from non-profit education businesses. What impact will the proposals have on industry incumbents, market entrants and their investors? Josh O’Neill investigates

A new $30,000 subsidy for self-financing students could prove a mixed blessing for UK universities providing degree-level courses in Hong Kong’s crowded market, writes Linda Yeung

Julian Hall reports on the findings of a new study by the Education Policy Institute, which suggest the UK government must step in and provide centralised incentive payments for maths and science teachers to help combat severe shortages in these subject areas amid a worsening global recruitment crisis

After 18 years of non-stop fee increases, UK independent schools are increasingly turning to international students as private schooling becomes unaffordable for some middle-class domestic families. Josh O’Neill investigates where students come from, how they are sourced and how the sector is adapting to its new international clientele

Employers stand to lose millions unless they start setting up more apprenticeships with the cash they have paid into the government’s scheme, writes Josh O’Neill

More than 25% of British families now employ private tutors and new online business models are set to spur further market growth, a study has found. Liz Heron reports

Education is at the heart of the Aga Khan Development Network’s drive to eradicate illiteracy, poverty and hunger across 30 countries, Matt Reed, chief executive of its UK foundation, tells Josh O’Neill




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Asia | China regulation

Tumultuous times lie ahead for school operators in China as regulators take aim at structures widely used by overseas investors to extract earnings from non-profit education businesses. What impact will the proposals have on industry incumbents, market entrants and their investors? Josh O'Neill investigates
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Europe | Vocational training

Employers stand to lose millions unless they start setting up more apprenticeships with the cash they have paid into the government's scheme, writes Josh O'Neill
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Global | Philanthropy

Education is at the heart of the Aga Khan Development Network's drive to eradicate illiteracy, poverty and hunger across 30 countries, Matt Reed, chief executive of its UK foundation, tells Josh O'Neill
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