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Education and Training

Economic and demographic changes will dramatically transform the Indian education system over the next decade. By 2020 India will outpace China as the country with the largest tertiary-age population. This change will affect all segments of the market, including primary, secondary, and tertiary and vocational training and education. Digital learning technologies will have a key role to play in this, through access to learning resources through the internet; digital support tools in physical classrooms; e-learning services for interactive distance-learning; and the creation of complete 'virtual' classrooms. Our objective is to provide timely and practical guidance on how this transformation impacts business creation and development in this sector.

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Pearson buys China's leading provider of English language training for $145m in cash.

Pearson, the international education and information company, has bought Wall Street English, China's leading provider of premium English language training to adults, for $145m in cash. More »

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Google planning to launch Translation Centre

Google is preparing to launch Google Translation Center, a new translation tool for freelance and professional translators. The new service has broad implications for the translation industry, which is still very fragmented and technologically un-sophisticated. More »

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Guardian Media Group buys ContentNext

Guardian News & Media is expanding its US presence with the acquisition of ContentNext Media, the B2B media company which covers digital media, the entertainment and technology sectors, and publishes the online service The terms of the deal were not disclosed. More »

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Walt Disney increases its strategic stake in Indian UTV

The Walt Disney Company's Asian subsidiary The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia) Pte. Ltd. has increased its strategic investment in UTV, India's only integrated media and entertainment company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres. With this investment, Disney will be... More »

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

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