Education

Folkestone targets $42m raising

Real estate investment manager Folkestone is raising $42 million through an institutional placement of shares and a non-renounceable rights issue.

Evolve Education raises $NZ132m in IPO

New Zealand’s Evolve Education Group has raised $NZ132 million ($119m) in its planned initial public offer, after completing a book build overnight.

Evolve Education confirms IPO

by AAP
Group confirms IPO in a dual listing on the ASX and NZX to fund a series of acquisitions in early childhood education.

The dollar drag on our knowledge elite

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Toxic economic forces and government short-sightedness are jeopardising Australia’s ‘high-skill, high-wage’ future.

Vocation under regulatory cloud

Embattled education group caught up in investigation by the federal skills regulator.

Vocation plunge draws ASIC interest

Corporate regulator assessing Vocation's conduct in wake of 57% share price crash: report.

Education retreat false: Pyne

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Reports of a backdown on higher education reforms dismissed by Coalition.

G8 Education to buy 20 childcare centres

Queensland childcare operator purchases 20 centres for $37m, announces $100m equity raising.

Steve Wozniak now a UTS professor

Apple co-founder Steve 'Woz' Wozniak joins University of Technology Sydney's 'Magic Lab.'

Education provider ACN plans $86m IPO

Australian Careers Network looks to late November listing.

The real threat lurking in universities

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Universities are under attack for 'indoctrinating' some students, but a much bigger problem is costing taxpayers, students and the nation dearly.

Kroger back with $12m childcare foray

Michael Kroger and his associates are set to reap up to $12.5m from foray into listed childcare sector.

Citadel sets pricing for up to $50m IPO

The technology, education and training group will list in mid-November.

Citadel bookbuild next week for $50m IPO

Move to equally comprise share selldown, fresh capital raising.

Technology teaching needs to start from day one: ACS

The Australian Computer Society says that starting technology learning at year 9 will leave our students at an disadvantage.

Vic will fight for Gonski funds: Napthine

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Premier says he will pursue six-year agreement 'in full'.

Training provider Citadel Group eyes mid-Nov listing

Education and technology group meets with investors before pricing finalisation.

Cisco, Swinburne University team up on research

US tech giant to give the Swinburne University of Technology a helping hand in kickstarting the innovation agenda, with the two signing an agreement to collaborate on ‘Internet of Everything’ research.

Second US university drops China's Confucius Institute

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Pennsylvania State University latest university to sever ties with Chinese funded language and cultural training centres.

Why university fee deregulation will leave us worse off

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The deregulation of tertiary education fees will disadvantage lower-income earners, and the effects will flow right through the economy.

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