Hujiang Joins Line of High-Tech Education IPOs

Hujiang Education & Technology (Shanghai) Corp. Ltd. has filed to make an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong, becoming the latest in a growing string of recent listings by firms that are using the internet to offer a wide range of flexible education products and services. Like many of its peers, Hujiang has experienced strong growth by taking advantage of the internet’s capabilities to offer products like distance learning, online courses and customized instruction with a high degree of convenience. Such companies have done especially well due to the strong…

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Told to Name 20 Institutions of ‘Eminence’, Expert Committee Finds Only Six, Cites Weak Research

New Delhi: The Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) which was entrusted to find 20 institutions that would emerge as world class teaching and research institutions, termed ‘Institutions of Eminence’ (IoEs), said that it was not able to find institutions on grounds of weak quality of teaching and research. The EEC submitted its report where it stated that it could not find 20 such institutes that could bag the tag of IoEs owing to weakness in activities related to quality of research. Speaking to News 18.com, the head of EEC and the former…

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