ABC Learning

Type: Company
Name: ABC Learning
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

Is there trouble brewing for these education stocks?

Australia's two largest listed childcare groups Affinity Education Group Ltd (ASX: AFJ) and G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) have delivered above-average returns for investors over the past 12 months. Affinity is up 29%, while G8 is up just under 50% after ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

CITY BEAT: Le Neve rebounds

Dr Le Neve Groves former executive director of the failed ABC Learning Centres. Source: SuppliedIT’S ALWAYS encouraging whe n a bizzoid bounces back on their feet after a difficult time.Take Dr Le Neve Groves , ex-wife of Eddy Groves and a former executive ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Australian Interest Rates: Short Vs Long Term Challenge

The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) decisions to decrease interest rates over the last few months were welcomed by borrowers and lenders alike, most recently with the 0.75% cut in October and the 1% cut in September.The reality is, however, that most ... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Banking on social causes

Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has been active in the New South Wales Government's Social Benefit Bond trial and the transformation of failed child care group ABC Learning into the GoodStart not-for-profit vehicle. Its executive director of impact investing ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

PEP’s Koczkar swaps private equity for social investment

Rob Kozkar (right) is replacing Michael Traill (left) as the boss of Social Ventures. Photo: Nic Walker Rob Koczkar, managing director of Pacific Equity Partners, is turning his back on private equity to head up non-profit social investment organisation ... [Published BRW - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

G8 Education to buy 91 centres

Mar 24, 2014 (Menafn - The Australian Financial Review - ABIX via COMTEX) --Australian-listed G8 Education has paid A228m for a portfolio ... [Published MENAFN - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Partner Profile: Orla McCoy

We ask a law firm partner a series of rapid-fire questions about their career. This time: Orla McCoy from Clayton Utz.Which firm are you with?Clayton UtzWhen did you join that firm?In February 2002, after several years working in-house in Dublin, Ireland ... [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Kidicorp in 'corporate welfare' stoush

The Government has paid about $2.5 million in grants and subsidies to a multi-million dollar child care company.Documents released by the Education Ministry show Kidicorp has been paid to establish early-education centres in "high-priority" areas.But ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

A job well done

SUNDAY Canberra Times is to be commended for its article ''Infection to amputation'' (p10, March 9) reporting the response from Calvary Health Care ACT, to queries regarding knee replacement operations that went wrong (horribly), ending up as amputat ... [Published Canberra Times - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Feb 01 2014 - Updated Feb 01 2014 - 1 reports

ABC sets up in Canada

CHILDCARE giant ABC Learning Centres has set up a Canadian company despite claiming it has no immediate plans to expand there.ABC Canadian Holdings was established this August and its directors include ABC Learning co-founder Eddy Groves, owner of basketball's ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 01 2014]

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...Mr Laboo called it a ''step change'' acquisition. "Growth has been a very important part of the Affinity story" he said
"The ministry has invested $1.2m for that, but that capital cost to us will be more in the vicinity of $15 to $16 million" she said
Katherine Beauchamp, Ainslie TONY Abbott's justification for sacking the universally respected head of of Treasury, Martin Parkinson, that "incoming governments do very much want to place their stamp on the economic policy of the country" (''Criticism mounts over Abbott removal of Treasury mandarin'', canberratimes.com...
Both organisations' websites also have a "Lifesmart Curriculum" which both say is "an educational initiative developed to further enhance the educational program currently offered"

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Is there trouble brewing for these education st... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 08 2014]
Affinity Education latest childcare operator to... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Should you buy shares in Affinity Education Gro... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 08 2014]
CITY BEAT: Le Neve rebounds [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 07 2014]
Australian Interest Rates: Short Vs Long Term C... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 06 2014]
Banking on social causes [Published Individual.com - Mar 31 2014]
PEP’s Koczkar swaps private equity for social i... [Published BRW - Mar 25 2014]
G8 Education to buy 91 centres [Published MENAFN - Mar 24 2014]
Partner Profile: Orla McCoy [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - Mar 24 2014]
Kidicorp in 'corporate welfare' stoush [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 19 2014]
A job well done [Published Canberra Times - Mar 15 2014]
ABC sets up in Canada [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 01 2014]
Rick Otton Reveals Road to Real Estate Investin... [Published PRWeb - Jul 30 2013]
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