Laureate, which was taken private by a consortium of investors in 2007, raised $490 million after pricing 35 million class A shares at $14 each, below their expected range of $17- $20. Laureate, which first filed to go public in October 2015, operates a network of more than 200 university campuses in 25 countries, with 95 percent of its students outside the United...
Margaret McKenna, NSLA chairman of the board and former Walmart Foundation President, and Jim Quinn, NSLA board vice chair and former Tiffany & Co. president, discuss their organization that works to close the achievement gap in children's education by promoting learning over the summer.
When you try to mix your philanthropy with your investing you tend to do both badly, says Jonathan Knee, "Class Clowns" author talking about his book and the billionaires that got burned investing in for-profit education ventures.
Colin Barnett, premier of Western Australia, talks about the balance of the old and new economies, and the way of life the state has to offer.
Front Row Education CEO Sidharth Kakkar explains that his program starts off with a diagnostic assessment and adjusts to cater to the student's needs.
Many advisors disregard young doctors because they have a negative net worth. Sadly, that's when they need professional guidance most.
Despite start-up funding declining India this year, the education startup Byju's managed to raise a total of $147 million.
Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed news editor, weighs in on the future of for-profit colleges under a Trump presidency.
The education sector as consumer-led consumption increases, says New Oriental Education & Technology Group's Stephen Yang.
Shanghai has pipped Hong Kong in English-language proficiency for the second time, according to a new report.
Cornell University has developed an innovative way to teach veterinary students to care for animals in emergency situations.
The independent U.S. watchdog for Afghanistan aid is out with a new report pointing to significant problems in the education sector, NBC News reports.
Ken Langone, Invemed Associates chairman, says if the U.S. does not fix its education system the nation will not be able to solve its long-term economic needs and challenges.
Jim Stewart, The New York Times, discusses U.S. college rankings, the costs of higher education and new data on what graduates are expecting to earn out of school.
Singaporean students who're feeling the pinch have good reason, according to new research that shows fees have jumped 38 percent since 2007.
Many Americans are seeking out tech boot camps to teach them a new specific skill set. Sebastian Thrun, Udacity, discusses his self-driving car engineer program; Ricardo Parker, Chronos Global Academy, discusses his virtual reality courses.
Phil Baty, editor of The Times Higher Education Rankings, discusses the results and trends within universities.
The number of foreign students in Australian universities is on the rise, making education an important new export from the country.
Actually, models are opinions embedded in mathematics, says Cathy O'Neil, data scientist, discussing her new book, "Weapons of math destruction: How big data increases inequality and threatens democracy.
Young students the world over are learning computer languages to perform tasks from making video games to building data visualizations.