Education

Govt funds ad blitz on university changes

by AAP
The government has begun an ad campaign about its proposed changes to university fees.

How Storm McGrath saved his father’s company

Battered by a volatile exchange rate and other challenges, Storm McGrath has now put the family tutoring franchise back on course.

Vocation shares sink 60% on earnings downgrade

Troubled education group slashes FY15 earnings guidance after settlement with Vic authorities.

New uni bill to cost budget $3.5bn

by AAP
Government concessions to pass higher education reforms will put $3.5bn hole in budget.

Uni reform block expands budget hole

Coalition vows to introduce new legislation to parliament on Wednesday after bill defeat.

Vocation faces fresh downgrade

Former Vocation chairman says private education sector growth has 'outpaced' regulators.

Senate defeats university deregulation

by AAP
The Coalition's deregulation of universities bill has been defeated in the Senate 33 to 31.

Vocation to update guidance

Education group shares in trading halt ahead of FY15 guidance, a week after chairman Dawkins quit.

Pyne ditches student debt interest hike

by AAP
Federal government revises higher education reforms, dropping changes to real interest rates.

Govt nears uni deal: Leyonhjelm

by AAP
Crossbench senator says Abbott govt confident it will soon have the support it needs.

Uni deregulation edges closer

by AAP
Independent senator John Madigan outlines demands for fee deregulation in universities.

Careers group slashes IPO plan

Vocational education provider raising $54.4m in float, third IPO to be cut this week.

Dawkins resigns as Vocation chairman

John Dawkins replaced by Doug Halley as chairman of the ASX-listed education group.

Day hints at support for uni reform

by AAP
Family First senator Bob Day to back govt's uni reforms if interest rate changes ditched.

China's rich want to send children abroad for education

80 per cent of Chinese millionaires want to send their kids to study overseas: report.

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.

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