John Fallon, Pearson’s CEO, said he does not plan to offer details about the sale process while it is underway.
The metro hubs of Shanghai and Beijing have seen huge jumps in the amount of investment flowing to ed-tech companies in recent years, according to CB Insights.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Canada-based classroom workflow app Showbie acquired formative assessment tools provider Socrative. Also, Swing Education, an online job market for substitute teachers, and Goodwall, a professional development network for students, raised funds.
Ed-tech providers and educators need to be able to answer three basic questions to prove that an ed-tech product works, a panel agreed.
The biggest economic gains for countries come from giving girls not just a primary education, but leading them through secondary school, a new World Bank study finds.
McGraw-Hill Education and the creator of Sesame Street have agreed to work together to bring content focused on social-emotional learning to elementary and pre-kindergarten students.
The U.S. is home to 25 active “education innovation clusters,” and representatives of many met in Philadelphia to share ideas, challenges, and initiatives.
In this week’s dealmaking news, a handful of education companies were acquired; Follett acquired adaptive learning platform Fishtree and Chegg acquired online studying platform StudyBlue.
A Philadelphia public school that encourages its students to solve real-world problems was showcased on the opening day of Education Innovation Clusters, a conference focused on promoting innovation and research in K-12.
The company will delay an IPO after regulators in Dubai froze tuition fees at private schools, which will affect the company’s financial projections, according to Reuters.