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07/04/2020
Parents with children enrolled at United Arab Emirates private schools owned by GEMS and Nord Anglia are petitioning to have their tuition fees reduced as the Covid-19 pandemic has forced schooling online, cutting off access to amenities and additional services.
03/04/2020
Hailiang Education Group has reported net profit of ¥197.6 million (£22.8 million) for the first six months of fiscal year 2020.
03/04/2020
English language training provider representative body English UK has written to chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak seeking immediate support for the ELT industry.
03/04/2020
Online course provider Coursera has appointed Dr Betty Vandenbosch as its chief content officer, effective 13 April.
03/04/2020
SportsEdTV has closed a $3 million Series A funding round led by a global sports-related venture capital fund and including private investors and professional athletes.
02/04/2020
Sunlands Technology Group has appointed Selena Lu Lu, the company’s chief strategy officer as chief financial officer.
02/04/2020
Private student loan company Ascent today launched a forbearance option that allows its borrowers to postpone payments on their Ascent loans for up to three months.
02/04/2020
Chandler, Arizona-based education technology services company Zovio has appointed Chris Spohn to the newly created position of executive vice-president of operations.
02/04/2020
London-based education provider for travellers, Bayswater Education, has acquired Language Study Centres.
02/04/2020
Private girls’ school Roedean Moira House School in Eastbourne, East Sussex is to close at the end of the academic year this summer.

Educators’ eyes are focusing on opportunities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, says Pam Mundy, Business Women in Education founding member and an independent educational consultant. In this contribution, she offers a street-level view of the controversial market, hitting back at consensus that it is not welcoming to Western women

Reigate Grammar School has set up shop in Casablanca on the back of an agreement between the UK and Moroccan governments that makes it easier for British education institutions to launch in the North African country. Headmaster Shaun Fenton shares his school’s expansion plans

Professional learning platforms have transcended mandatory compliance training and entered a new realm in which large corporations are giving them millions of pounds to upskill staff. CIL Management Consultants takes a look at this burgeoning corner of the global education market

Simone Rensch presents the best bits of this year’s Private Equity in Education conference

Ros Marshall joined childcare operator Bright Horizons as UK managing director this year. She tells Simone Rensch how music influenced her leadership style, and why a bout of chickenpox caused her to shift career paths

Josh O’Neill breaks bread with Harry Hortyn and Robert Phipps, co-founders of Oxford Summer Courses, the UK’s fastest-growing education organisation, who argue that two heads are better than one when it comes to running their business

The novel coronavirus has infected the global education sector. In this special report, Josh O’Neill offers a thorough assessment of the wide-ranging symptoms and shares strategic prescriptions that could help alleviate operational and financial pains

Australia’s purpose-built student housing market is in the midst of a transition from an alternative asset class into an institutionally-recognised vertical. Simone Rensch explores the forces at play in this sector




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Global | Corvid 19 impact

The novel coronavirus has infected the global education sector. In this special report, Josh O'Neill offers a thorough assessment of the wide-ranging symptoms and shares strategic prescriptions that could help alleviate operational and financial pains
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Europe | Movers & Shakers

Ros Marshall joined childcare operator Bright Horizons as UK managing director this year. She tells Simone Rensch how music influenced her leadership style, and why a bout of chickenpox caused her to shift career paths
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Global | Leadership lunch

Josh O'Neill breaks bread with Harry Hortyn and Robert Phipps, co-founders of Oxford Summer Courses, the UK's fastest-growing education organisation, who argue that two heads are better than one when it comes to running their business
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