Canon signs strategic partnership agreement with the Ministry of Education for digital skills development

Dubai, UAE: Canon Middle East (CME), a provider of imaging technologies and services, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Education as the official strategic partner for skills development in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The partnership delivers on the ambitions of the UAE’s Vision 2021 to develop the talent of youth in the UAE by empowering them to engage new-age digital innovations and prepare them with the skills required for education and employment opportunities of the future.

Her Excellency also highlighted that the MoU is a result of a long-standing cooperation, as Canon had organised many programmes aiming to enhance students’ skills in photography and digital production and improving their various talents, as the Ministry seeks to promote cooperation with specialised parties in-line with its initiatives for visual arts.

As part of the agreement, Canon hosted a visual photography summer camp this year for 87 students from

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Strategic Education, Inc. and Noodle Partners Unite to Provide Employers with Access to a Variety of Education and Upskilling Programs from the Nation’s Leading Universities

HERNDON, Va. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Strategic Education, Inc. (Strategic Education) (NASDAQ: STRA), the parent company of Strayer and Capella Universities, and Noodle Partners, which helps a growing network of colleges and universities use technology and shared services to lower costs while raising capacity and faculty-to-student engagement, announced today that they will join forces to provide employers with a seamless approach to administering tuition assistance benefits. The partnership is designed to ensure the effectiveness of such benefits and to give covered employees access to affordable, relevant education options from top public and private schools.

Using WorkforceEdge, a complete employee education management platform, employees can connect to a wide variety of online undergraduate and graduate programs in Noodle’s network of top public and private universities, and the affordable programs within Strategic Education’s portfolio, including Strayer University and Capella University. WorkforceEdge also serves as the portal for employers to administer and

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ETS Creates ETS Strategic Capital to Tap into New Growth Opportunities in Education

The new ETS unit will pursue strategic equity investments, growth partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions

PRINCETON, New Jersey, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ETS, the world’s largest nonprofit educational assessment and measurement organization, today announced the creation of ETS Strategic Capital, a new unit that will focus on growing the business and advancing its mission through strategic equity investments, growth partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions.

ETS STRATEGIC CAPITAL Investments • Partnerships • M&A

ETS Strategic Capital will broaden, expand and diversify ETS’s offering in assessment, learning and development for K-12, higher education, and corporations. With this mandate, ETS Strategic Capital is actively seeking transactions to establish a global portfolio of innovative education companies that will have both a positive financial and strategic impact.  

“We’ve reached a pivotal point in the ongoing evolution of education — there is a fundamental change in how educational services are delivered, how tools

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Hailiang Education Group Inc. Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Announces Two Strategic Projects and Three Major Actions in the New Era

HANGZHOU, China, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hailiang Education Group Inc. (Nasdaq: HLG) (“Hailiang Education”, the “Company” or “we”), an education and management services provider of K-12 schools in China, today announced the celebration of its 25th anniversary. Since the establishment of the Company 25 years ago, Hailiang Education has been taking “Inclusive of all, brightening the world” as its educational philosophy, and has been deeply involved in the development of private education industry in China. We have developed from a school with a student body of merely 232 to a private education group that sponsors and manages 42 K-12 schools in seven provinces across China, and more than 100,000 students have since graduated from our schools. We’ve made great contributions to the development of basic education in China.

The celebration of the 25th anniversary of Hailiang Education was held at the Hailiang Education

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Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) Looks Like A Good Stock, And It’s Going Ex-Dividend Soon

Some investors rely on dividends for growing their wealth, and if you’re one of those dividend sleuths, you might be intrigued to know that Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) is about to go ex-dividend in just 3 days. You will need to purchase shares before the 3rd of September to receive the dividend, which will be paid on the 14th of September.

Strategic Education’s next dividend payment will be US$0.60 per share, on the back of last year when the company paid a total of US$2.40 to shareholders. Last year’s total dividend payments show that Strategic Education has a trailing yield of 2.3% on the current share price of $103.69. We love seeing companies pay a dividend, but it’s also important to be sure that laying the golden eggs isn’t going to kill our golden goose! So we need to check whether the dividend payments are covered, and if earnings are

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Strategic Education, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

Strategic Education, Inc. (Strategic Education) (NASDAQ: STRA) announced today it has commenced an underwritten registered public offering of $175 million of shares of its common stock. In addition, Strategic Education intends to grant the underwriters an option for 30 days to purchase up to $26.25 million of additional shares of its common stock. There can be no assurances as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.

Strategic Education intends to use a portion of the net proceeds of the offering to fund, in part, the cost of the proposed acquisition of Laureate Education, Inc.’s Australia and New Zealand operations, and the remainder for general corporate purposes, which could include future acquisitions, capital expenditures and working capital. The closing of the offering is not conditioned upon the consummation of the proposed acquisition. If the proposed acquisition is not

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Strategic Education Fortifies Nursing Program at Capella

Strategic Education, Inc. STRA or SEI announced that Capella University is now offering a direct-assessment, competency-based Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program through its signature FlexPath.

The direct assessment format for DNP was approved by the Higher Learning Commission’s Institutional Actions Council earlier this year. Notably, Capella is the first among the 10 largest universities to offer DNP in this format.

The new format allows students to personalize their learning experience through customizing their schedule, setting deadlines, managing costs and leveraging work experience. The FlexPath format provides flexibility to students for making progress at their own pace, while balancing work and other responsibilities. Also, they can opt for one or two courses at a time during the coursework phase of the program. Encouragingly, students can complete as many courses as they want in 12 weeks for just one tuition fee, which makes it cost effective too.

Apart from DNP, Capella

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