Fiona Millar: How did a private Turkish university and the Carlyle Group, a global asset management company, end up in the mix to run three rural schools in Oxfordshire?
It is an interesting question isn’t it? Earlier this year the government announced its intention to push English schools and academy chains vigorously out into the global schools market. There are rich pickings out there. It is an international business worth over $4 trillion dollars. See the piece I wrote about this in the Guardian at the time. But in a curious, ... read more and comment →
Latest comment by Melissa: "Has anyone read this article? http://www.banburyguardian.co.uk/news/local-news/school-s-academy-bid-has-turkish-support-1-5715237 Spokesman John Price Williams said: “Mentora has a number of private schools in Turkey. What they get out of it is the prestige from their extended global reach. They don’t need to make money from their ......"Comment + Debate