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Defamation under a pseudonym
#Dispute Resolution #Crisis Management #Education

The long running case of Tardios & St John’s Preparatory and Senior School –v- Pammela Linton (aka Patricia Carpenter) raised a number of interesting issues both from an education and defamation perspective. ...


University of South Wales - Highest Achieving Student in Employment Law and Practice

Clarkslegal was delighted to sponsor the prize for the Highest Achieving Student in Employment Law and Practice at the recent University of South Wales prize-giving ceremony for the Faculty of Business and Society....


The next wave of entrepreneurial dynamism: educating the world

Education is big business. The last two decades have seen rapid growth in the for-profit education industry. Apollo Group, a Nasdaq listed for-profit education industry heavyweight which is also part of the S&P 500 group of companies, and the owner of such brands as the University of Phoenix in the US and BPP University College in the UK, saw consistent exponential growth from its inception on Nasdaq. Kaplan, another for-profit education provider wholly owned by the Washington Post had revenues of US$2.5b in 2011, whilst DeVry Inc., listed on the NYSE, had a market capitalisation of US$1.62b at the time of writing. The sheer scale of these three examples serves to show just how big the industry is....


The value of a UK education

As the UK`s immigration rules for overseas students continue to tighten, the number of individuals coming to the UK from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to study has been declining....


Innovations in Education

The education sector is rife for innovation, from innovative new models to the integration of technologies. It is also the sector that can do the most to instil innovation in tomorrow`s leaders. This though, will require reshaping of the curriculum to more open learning and less test-based assessments whilst rethinking and re-inventing the role of technology in education....

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