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Pearson acquires majority stake in South African education company

Pearson acquires majority stake in South African education company | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
The number one resource for business in Africa.
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Acquires Educational Technology Company Tribal Nova, Increases In-House Game Development Expertise

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Acquires Educational Technology Company Tribal Nova, Increases In-House Game Development Expertise | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt today announced the acquisition of Tribal Nova, a Montréal-based educational technology company focused on the development o
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Singapore's 21st-Century Teaching Strategies (Education Everywhere Series)

By cultivating strong school leadership, committing to ongoing professional development, and exploring innovative models like its technology-infused Future S...

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Cognizant Announces Commitment to Maker Corps at Clinton Global Initiative ... - MarketWatch (press release)

WBEZCognizant Announces Commitment to Maker Corps at Clinton Global Initiative ...MarketWatch (press release)They will be trained to engage children in creative projects that develop problem-solving skills in ways that make science and technology...
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Innovative Technology Education Fund awards $231018 to schools - Bizjournals.com

Innovative Technology Education Fund awards $231018 to schools - Bizjournals.com | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Innovative Technology Education Fund awards $231018 to schoolsBizjournals.comThe Innovative Technology Education Fund (ITEF) has awarded $231018 in educational grants in its spring 2012 cycle, its executive director, Lisa Dinga, said.
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Xerox Foundation gives $350000 to promote STEM at MCC - Rochester Business Journal

Xerox Foundation gives $350000 to promote STEM at MCCRochester Business JournalBy NATE DOUGHERTY The Xerox Foundation has pledged $350000 to the Monroe Community College Foundation for efforts to attract more students into science, technology, engineering...
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TechCrunch | Microsoft Makes $300M Investment In New Barnes & Noble Subsidiary To Battle With Amazon And Apple In E-books

TechCrunch | Microsoft Makes $300M Investment In New Barnes & Noble Subsidiary To Battle With Amazon And Apple In E-books | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble has found a new, major partner in its fight to get an edge over Amazon and Apple in the market for e-books and the devices being used to consume them: it is teaming up with Microsoft in what the two are calling a strategic...
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Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Team Up to Promote Digital Textbooks - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Team Up to Promote Digital Textbooks - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Team Up to Promote Digital Textbooks http://t.co/v9A8vJku #highered #edchat...
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Online Education Startup Coursera Lands $16M From Kleiner ...

Online Education Startup Coursera Lands $16M From Kleiner ... | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
In turn, investors now seem prepared to yield edtech companies with the form of collateral that has typically been indifferent for consumer businesses. The latest example of this trend is the Mountain View-based Coursera, one ...
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Boathouse, Renovus Capital Strike Secondary Deal for Atomic Learning

Boathouse, Renovus Capital Strike Secondary Deal for Atomic Learning | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Granite Equity Partners is selling Atomic Learning to Boathouse Capital and Renovus Capital Partners, a pair of Pennsylvania-based private equity firms.
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Netflix Founder Acquires Online Education Start-Up

Netflix Founder Acquires Online Education Start-Up | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Reed Hastings financed the acquisition of DreamBox Learning by the Charter School Growth Fund.
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TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M | TechCrunch

TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M | TechCrunch | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Some more movement in the world of ed-tech: TSL Education, the digital publisher behind services like TES Connect -- billed as the "largest" network of teachers in the world with over 52 million users -- is changing owners again.
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Pearson announces strategic investment in NOOK Media

Pearson is the world's leading learning company. We have 36,000 people in more than 70 countries, helping people of all ages to make progress in their lives through all kinds of learning.
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and University of Oregon Partner to Offer Common ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and University of Oregon Partner to Offer Common ...MarketWatch (press release)BOSTON, Aug 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced content and reporting...
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The Coca-Cola Foundation Awards $26 Million to 85 Global Organizations During ... - MarketWatch (press release)

The Coca-Cola Foundation Awards $26 Million to 85 Global Organizations During ... - MarketWatch (press release) | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
The Coca-Cola Foundation Awards $26 Million to 85 Global Organizations During ...MarketWatch (press release)The grants support the Foundation's global priority areas, including: $9.7 million for water stewardship; $3.6 million for fitness and nutrition;...
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Sterling Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy - MarketWatch (press release)

Sterling Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy - MarketWatch (press release) | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Sterling Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts AcademyMarketWatch (press release)The digital revolution impacts businesses across the globe - whether it's consumer goods, media, education, medicine, gaming, music,...
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GoGo Lingo has joined Rosetta Stone.

GoGo Lingo has joined Rosetta Stone. | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it

Rosetta Stone acquires GoGo Lingo to target younger audience for langugae learning.

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Microsoft partners with B&N's Nook in e-book business - The Seattle Times

Microsoft partners with B&N's Nook in e-book business - The Seattle Times | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldMicrosoft partners with B&N's Nook in e-book businessThe Seattle TimesBut Lynch did note that the Nook runs on a Texas Instruments' platform with an ARM-design processor and that Microsoft has said that a version of the upcoming...
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2tor, Inc. secures $10 million in revolving credit - EdTech Times

2tor, Inc. secures $10 million in revolving credit - EdTech Times | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
“These are world-class online programs that require significant upfront and ongoing capital investments. These funds will allow us to deliver transformative experiences that bring the quality and rigor of great academic ...
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Scantron Corporation To Acquire Education Technology Company GlobalScholar | Computer Hardware

Scantron Corporation To Acquire Education Technology Company GlobalScholar | Computer Hardware | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
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Capella Education Company Acquires Innovative Education Start-up Sophia

Capella Education Company Acquires Innovative Education Start-up Sophia | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Capella Education Company , a provider of online post-secondary education primarily through its wholly owned subsidiary Capella University , announced today that it has acquired the remaining interest in Sophia Learning, LLC – a first-of-its-kind...
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Digital Publisher Safari Books Online Acquires Threepress, Ibis ...

Digital Publisher Safari Books Online Acquires Threepress, Ibis ... | Education technology acquisitions | Scoop.it
Safari Books Online, which is a joint venture between Pearson Education and O'Reilly Media (where Fahlgren was previously employed), says its library now contains over 20000 digital books and videos for technology, ...
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