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TAL Education Group Makes Strategic Investment In Babytree

TAL Education Group (NYSE: XRS) (“TAL” or the “Company”), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, and Babytree, Inc. (“Babytree”), the operator of a leading online resource and community platform for prospective and new parents, jointly announced today that TAL made a minority equity investment in Babytree for an all cash consideration of approximately US$23.5 million. Founded in …

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Open data movement faces fresh hurdles

By Jan Piotrowski – SciDev.Net The open-data community made great strides in 2013 towards increasing the reliability of and access to information, but more efforts are needed to increase its usability on the ground and the general capacity of those using it, experts say. An international network of innovation hubs, the first extensive open data certification system and a data …

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Open Universities Australia signs Partnerships with China and Middle East

Open Universities Australia has signed mainland Chinese University and two Middle Eastern Universities to deliver their courses on its free open learning platform, Open2Study. “Given the platform attracts over 60 per cent of its students from over 170 countries, we are beyond pleased that these prestigious international universities have chosen an Australian made platform for their free online courses,” said …

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Apply for the 2014 WISE Awards – World Innovation Summit for Education

WISE was inaugurated by Qatar Foundation in 2009 under the patronage of its Chairperson, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. WISE is an international, multi-sectoral platform for creative thinking, debate and purposeful action, and a global reference for new approaches in education. The WISE Awards identify and promote successful innovative projects in education around the world for their demonstrated impact …

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ChinaEdu Corporation Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan

ChinaEdu Corporation (“CEDU”) (“ChinaEdu” or the “Company”), a leading online educational services provider in China, today announced the adoption of a shareholder rights plan (the “Rights Plan”). The objectives of the Rights Plan are to ensure that all shareholders of the Company are treated equally and fairly in connection with any take-over bid for the Company. The Rights Plan is …

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China’s IBOBI: World’s First High-Tech Early Education Center

The Star Trek classroom is no longer a dream. Not long after U.K.-based Durham University launched its ‘classroom of the future’ touch screen teaching system – a novel system that enhanced the interaction and collaboration between students and their educators, China’s IBOBI has successfully developed a teaching system based on immersion interactive technology and launched it into the market. With …

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Henley Business School Launches Dedicated Website for Students in Asia

New website coincides with the introduction of an accelerated Flexible Executive MBA designed to help executives in the region earn the qualification in less time As part of its strategy to meet growing demand for post-graduate level education in Asia, Henley Business School is pleased to announce today the launch of a dedicated website for executives in Hong Kong and …

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ChinaEdu Corporation Announces the Establishment of a Special Committee of the Board of Directors

ChinaEdu Corporation (NASDAQ: CEDU) (“ChinaEdu” or the “Company”), a leading online educational services provider in China, today announced that its board of directors has established a special committee (the “Special Committee”). To consider the non-binding proposal letter, dated June 20, 2013, from Ms. Julia Huang, executive chairman of the board of directors of the Company and Mr. Shawn Ding, chief …

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AfricanBrains announces ‘Innovation Africa 2013’ in Gaborone, Botswana

Connecting Industry to Government & Civil Society 15-17 October, Gaborone, Botswana Under the Official Patronage of The Botswana Ministry of Education & Skills Development We are proud to announce Innovation Africa 2013, taking place 15-17 October in Gaborone, Botswana. It is organised under the patronage of the Botswana Ministry of Education & Skills Development and continues our highly productive series …

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Highlights from The Arab Education Summit, 6-8 May 2013, Amman, Jordan

Highlights from The Arab Education Summit, 6-8 May 2013, Amman, Jordan including comments from the following:- Dr Matt Harris – Head of Learning Resources – German European School Singapore Orla Ni Chorcora – Senior Director, Business Development Middle East & Africa – Oracle Andrea Emiliani – Business Development Executive Academia – IBM Middle East Simon Higgins – Regional Manager, Middle …

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