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14/08/2020
Beijing-based professional education services company Tarena International has reported a net loss of ¥612.6 million (£67.2 million) for the first half of 2020.
14/08/2020
Education company General Assembly has appointed Lisa Lewin to succeed co-founder and chief executive Jake Schwartz.
14/08/2020
Scientific Learning Corporation has announced a second-quarter 2019 net loss of $903,000.
14/08/2020
Technical training company Lincoln Educational Services Corporation has appointed Carlton Rose and Dr Michael Plater as board members.
14/08/2020
Nelnet, the US conglomerate that deals in the administration and repayment of student loans and education financial services, has reported second-quarter 2020 net income of $86.6 million.
14/08/2020
Universal Technical Institute, a private for-profit system of technical colleges throughout the US has announced a net loss of $13.3 million for the third quarter of its 2020 fiscal year.
13/08/2020
GoPeer, an educational technology company that pairs vetted college students with K12 pupils for virtual tutoring lessons, has closed a $2 million seed round.
13/08/2020
San Francisco-based global learning platform Quizlet has appointed Shannon Brayton to its board of directors and has appointed a chief marketing officer, Brad Ramsey.
13/08/2020
China Education Group, the Hong Kong-listed entity which earlier this year bought a British university, is to acquire a 60% stake in two Chinese higher education institutions for $195 million.
13/08/2020
Post-secondary education services provider Zovio has reported second-quarter 2019 net income of $5.1 million.

Both countries are veritable hotbeds for ed tech fundraising. Their e-learning unicorns have chalked up big wins amid Covid-19. China is the brighter star, but Indian ed techs are catching up – and investors should pay close attention, writes Josh O’Neill

Kate Shand, Business Women in Education founding member and chief executive of Enjoy Education, which she founded, offers her experience of scaling a start-up and explains why challenging the status quo is imperative to growing a business

Deals are once again flowing in the education sector and big transactions are making it over the line. But at what cost, asks Josh O'Neill

Ashwin Assomull, partner, L.E.K. Consulting, dissects his organisation’s latest report, commissioned by Jacobs Foundation, which examines how independent operators across the global K12 market are patching gaps in public provision

Private equity firm RJD Partners recently bankrolled the management buyout of Improve International, a provider of training to the veterinary sector. Partner Frank Bulman discusses the deal and the impact of Covid-19 on his fund's other education and training assets

Victoria Giles, corporate finance director at Grant Thornton UK, sets out the driving forces behind consolidation in the e-learning market, for which the Covid-19 pandemic has been a boon

Valuations of private school assets are set to recalibrate due to the coronavirus conundrum. But attrition will not be spread evenly across the sector, as school groups will emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever, often at the expense of stand-alone institutions, writes Josh O’Neill

Nadim Nsouli, chief executive and founder of global premium school group Inspired Education, contracted Covid-19 as he was closing the biggest deal of his company’s history. He talks to Josh O’Neill about his close encounter with the coronavirus, its impact on the company, and why there is strength in numbers amid the pandemic




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UK | Private equity investment

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown the UK education sector into a state of flux, as providers face a cash crunch that could prove fatal for some. Deal flow has dried up, and buyout houses with hundreds of millions of pounds invested in the market are bracing for widespread losses, writes Josh O'Neill
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Middle East & Africa | Foreign direct investment

International investors with eyes on Egypt's booming international K12 sector are jittery after government introduced a new decree capping foreign ownership of schools at 20%. Have authorities poured too much cold water on a hot market, asks Josh O'Neill
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Global | Industry voice

The global pathways industry is a staid one in which face-to-face delivery models have remained largely unchanged for nearly three decades. But since international travel bans have stemmed flows of foreign students, the sector is in dire need of disruption from online providers, argue Abhinav Mital and Amit Garga, co-founders of LINC Education
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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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