05 Mar 2018

Rajasthan govt puts PPP policy for school education in cold storage

The state government has put the policy for Public Private Partnership (PPP) in School Education-2017 on a cold storage after series of protests by the teachers’ associations, opposition party and even their own members of legislative assembly. Since the ruling BJP had lost bypolls in the state, the party is

23 Feb 2018

Construction of Public Private Partnership School in Hamilton’s north begins

Construction has begun on Sylvester School, a Public Private Partnership (PPP), meaning the private sector has designed, is building and will maintain the school property over 25 years, while the education side remains the responsibility of the principal and the board of trustees. “It means [I] and the board will not have

09 Feb 2018

Rajasthan government puts scheme for public private partnerships in school education on hold

After the scheme was cleared and notified in September 2017, villagers, teachers and students had held protests against its implementation. The government of Rajasthan on Thursday put its scheme for public private partnerships in school education on hold. In September 2017, the state government had cleared and notified the scheme

11 Jan 2018

An Innovative Public-Private Partnership in California: Oracle Will Give Mentoring, a Tech Curriculum, and a New $43 Million Building to a Charter High School

When Design Tech High School, known as d.tech, started in 2014 as a public charter school with 139 ninth-graders, its students took over a few unused classrooms in a traditional high school building in Millbrae, California. As that same group of students prepares to graduate from d.tech this spring, they

26 Dec 2017

10 schools to be offered to investors as part of plan to privatize education

The supreme privatization council’s advisory committee is currently considering setting a system to allow international companies to invest in Kuwait’s educational sector. It aims to bring American, Chinese and Korean experiences to Kuwait using public-private- partnership (PPP) or build operate transfer (BOT) systems and attracting these companies by offering more

03 Nov 2017

Public-Private CNG Partnership Yields $1.1 Million for Florida School District

Nopetro, a Florida-based compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure provider, and the Leon County Schools district in Tallahassee, Florida, recently celebrated the five-year mark of a public-private partnership that has yielded major savings for the school system. Leon County Schools converted nearly half of its bus fleet to CNG, and Nopetro

02 Nov 2017

Closed govt schools to be revived using PPP model

Closed government schools may soon get a new lease of life with the state education department firming up revival plans using the public-private partnership (PPP) model. According to officials in the education department, this proposal will allow private trusts/societies to restart schools in which minimum 50% of students will receive

17 Oct 2017

Ireland announces €200m for STEM buildings

The Irish government has announced a €200m (£177m) investment in new buildings for the teaching of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Ministers set out the 11 projects that they propose to include in the Department of Education & Skills’ latest public-private partnership (PPP) programme. The 11 projects, which are

09 Oct 2017

Open University gets approval for N150m PPP project

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has approved the National Open University’s (NOUN) proposal to build and operate a N150 million multi-functional center using the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The acting Director-General of ICRC, Mr Chidi Izuwah made this known on Sunday in Abuja as he officially handed over

20 Sep 2017

R.I. invests millions for job-training in ‘public-private partnership’ with EB

In the best of times, Electric Boat has buoyed the state’s economy. In the worst of times, reliance on the defense industry has been costly. Today, subs are central to national security. But political currents change, and R.I. is spending millions to help train the corporate giant’s workforce. As Gov.