Education

Education retreat false: Pyne

by AAP
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.

When the next generation opts out

Succession is not a given in family businesses. Many will be forced to bring in outside management teams or to sell out.

Training provider tests waters on IPO

Careers Australia is the latest education company believed to be making plans to list on the ASX.

Australian Careers Network eyes October IPO

Vocational education provider to raise as much as $100m when listing on ASX.

Skills mismatch behind youth jobless: B20

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Making graduates more attractive to employers is key to reducing youth unemployment, a conference heard today.

Private equity targets five top growth sectors

Private equity groups are poised to pounce on these five sectors, identified as having the best growth potential for Australian investors.

Pyne to introduce university bill

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The Abbott government is expected to take its higher education reforms to parliament today.

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