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SOURCE Nord Anglia Education, Inc.
HONG KONG, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nord Anglia Education, the world's leading operator of premium schools, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Northbridge International School Cambodia, effective today.
Situated in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, Northbridge International School Cambodia provides an outstanding education to local and expatriate students. The school was founded in 1996 and teaches the International Baccalaureate curriculum to students between the ages of three and 18 years old. The school currently has 650 seats of capacity and is set in a green and spacious 20 acre campus with world class facilities. At the end of the 2014 academic year, the school had approximately 500 full time equivalent students.
Andrew Fitzmaurice, CEO of Nord Anglia Education, commented, "We are delighted to welcome the students, parents and staff of Northbridge International School Cambodia into our family of schools. We believe this acquisition represents an exciting development for both Nord Anglia Education and Northbridge and we look forward to working with the school's leadership team to build upon the school's impressive progress providing families in Phnom Penh with access to world class international education."
Nord Anglia Education is the world's leading premium schools organisation. The acquisition of Northbridge International School Cambodia expands the group's global footprint to a total of 29 international schools, providing an outstanding education to over 18,500 students across 13 countries.
As part of Nord Anglia Education's global family of international schools, student and staff at Northbridge International School Cambodia will benefit from the support of world-leading educational experts and access to bespoke learning platforms. The Global Classroom connects students with their peers and selected experts around the world and features blended learning opportunities to support students in developing the knowledge, skills and behaviours to succeed anywhere in the world. Nord Anglia University is a vibrant professional development community which enables teachers to collaborate, innovate and enhance their expertise at the leading edge of educational thinking.
About Nord Anglia Education, Inc.
Nord Anglia Education is the world's leading international operator of premium schools, serving students from kindergarten through the end of secondary school (K-12). We teach over 18,500 FTEs at our 29 premium schools in China, Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia and North America. We primarily operate in geographic markets with high foreign direct investment, large expatriate populations and rising disposable income. We believe that these factors contribute to high demand for premium schools and strong growth in our business. Nord Anglia Education is headquartered in Hong Kong SAR, China. Our website is www.nordangliaeducation.com
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Corporate Finance and Investor Relations Director - Nord Anglia Education
Tel: +852 3977 0791
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Communications Manager – Nord Anglia Education
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