Pearson bets on growth in US education

In November, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation made its first…

Pearson buys Schoolnet for $230m

Pearson buys Schoolnet for $230m: Schoolnet, which was founded in 1998, offers a system for allowing teachers to deliver personalised learning for students and serves more than 5 million US pupils through partnerships with states and districts.

SuccessFactors to Acquire Plateau, the leading Learning Management System in Corporate Learning

SuccessFactors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFSF), the global leader in business execution cloud-based SaaS software, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Plateau, the leading learning management system (LMS), a Next Generation Portal technology, and CaaS- Content as a Service. This acquisition forms a symbiotic combination with SuccessFactors’ acquisition of social video mobile learning provider Jambok.

Instructure brings in $8M for online education system

The developer of Canvas, a cloud-based learning management…

Technology Crossover Ventures to Invest $125M in K12 Inc. to Accelerate Expansion

Technology Crossover Ventures to Invest $125M in K12 Inc.