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Education | Unite Group plc

Unite UK Accommodation Fund up 1.5% in 3rd Quarter but occupancy rates declining

08 October 2012 - Unite has announced the Estimated Net Asset Value ("NAV") of its Unite UK Student Accommodation Fund as at 30 September 2012 was £669.6m, an increase of 1.5% during the third quarter.

Education | Promethean World plc

Promethean World Shares Drop 34% On Profits Warning

04 October 2012 - Promethean World reported revenues to September 30, 2012 of £123.2m, down 30.0% over the same period last year (2011: £175.9m) and now expects its full year results will be below current market expectations.

Education | AEC Education plc | Pearson plc

AEC Education Sells Educational Resources To Pearson for £2.5 Million

04 October 2012 - AEC Education plc, a higher eductation, vocational training and English language business, has agreed to sell its non-core examinations subsidiary, Educational Resources Pte Ltd, or ER, to Pearson Education South Asia Pte. Ltd. for £2.5 million in cash.

Education | NetDimensions plc

NetDimensions Wins New Contract and Completes Deployment at Indra

04 October 2012 - NetDimensions, a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems, announces a new contract win with Finnair Flight Academy ("Finnair") and announces that Indra, the Spanish technology multi-national, has successfully completed a global deployment of the NetDimensions Talent Suite.

Education | Pearson plc

John Fallon to Succeed Marjorie Scardino as Pearson’s CEO

03 October 2012 - ​Pearson has announced that Marjorie Scardino has decided to step down as Pearson's chief executive at the end of 2012. John Fallon will succeed her as chief executive on 1 January 2013, and joins the Pearson board with immediate effect.

Education | LZYE Group plc

LZYE Group makes first move into China in an unusual deal

02 October 2012 - LZYE Group has announced it has made its first expansion in mainland China. The Company has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Nantong LZYE Education Advisory Limited ("LZYE NT") for a total consideration of HK$6.72m (£533k).

Education | Savile Group plc

Savile Group plc reports reduced losses. Shares plunge 16.7%

28 September 2012 - AIM listed training and corporate advisory minnow Savile Group narrowed losses in the twelve month period ending May 2012 but saw its share price plunge 16.7% to 10p. The Company, which has a market capitalisation of just £1.6m, has seen its share price fall almost 90% from its September 2009 peak of 86p.

Education | UPP Group Holdings Ltd

All change at University Partnerships Programme

28 September 2012 - A fund controlled by the Chinese government is set to buy a 40 per cent stake in the UK’s largest developer of student housing.

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