The Future of Online Higher Education in an Uncertain Future

Founded  in 2013 by Indonesian entrepreneurs Novistiar Rustandi, Gerald Ariff, and Tovan Krisdianto, HarukaEdu was created to solve the endemic skills gap and higher ed capacity shortage in Indonesia.

 

Blog

08/11/16

Pearson Affordable Learning Fund Announces Changes in Leadership

Pearson announces changes to the PALF's leadership after the departure of Sir Michael Barber and Katelyn Donnelly.

 

News

04/04/2017

Latin America Education Summit 2015

We are excited to announce our first program in Latin America, taking place September 2015! 

 

Blog

20/05/2015

Experifun featured in largest selling English newspaper in the world

Experifun has been on a roll recently. In addition to developing excellent products and improving learner outcomes, the company recently got positive coverage in the Times of India, the world's largest selling English newspaper.

 

Blog

09/04/15

PALF Releases Edupreneurs 2014 Southern Africa Program Report

The Pearson Affordable Learning Fund is proud to release this Edupreneurs Debrief, sharingwhat we learned working with our second cohort in Southern Africa. 

 

Blog

02/03/15

The Future of Online Higher Education in an Uncertain Future

Founded in 2013 by Indonesian entrepreneurs Novistiar Rustandi, Gerald Ariff, and Tovan Krisdianto, HarukaEdu was created to solve the endemic skills gap and higher ed capacity shortage in Indonesia.

 

Blog

08/11/2016

PALF invests in Karadi Path to accelerate English-language learning in India

PALF announces a new investment in Karadi Path, an English language learning company based in Chennai, India.

 

News

17/11/2015

Supply and Demand of Education in India: Insights from the Affordable Learning Summits

Kristen Moree shares key learnings from PALF's Affordable Learning Summits held in India in April 2015.

 

Blog

17/04/15

Pearson Invests Additional $50 Million in Pearson Affordable Learning Fund

The Affordable Learning Fund is pleased to announce a new commitment from Pearson to invest an additional $50 million of capital.

 

News

02/02/15

Announcing the PALF's Sixth Investment: Sudiksha

Today the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund (PALF) announced an INR 30,00,000 (USD $50,000) investment in Sudiksha Knowledge Solutions (www.sudiksha.in), the company behind a chain of low-cost pre-schools in Hyderabad, India.  

 

News

26/06/14

PALF invests in HarukaEdu to broaden access to college in Indonesia

PALF announces a new investment in HarukaEDU, a higher education online program management company based in Indonesia.

 

News

08/11/2016

A 'Path' to better prospects

Speaking English can lead to increased opportunities for Indians. PALF invests in Karadi Path, an English language learning company that teaches English the same way kids learn their native tongues.

 

Blog

19/11/2015

Recap of the Latin America Education Summit

PALF and Omidyar Network hosted a peer learning summit in Bogota, Colombia with nine of the most competitive and disruptive companies in the education space.

 

Blog

04/11/2015

The Top 2 Education Game Changers in Africa Announced!

Read more about the two ‘Edupreneurs’ selected to receive $75,000 USD of seed investment to begin their journey to scale.

 

Blog

16/01/15

English Weaves a Tangled Web in India

Arvind Nagarajan writes about the rise in English-medium instruction in India and its perception in Indian society.

 

Blog

29/01/15

Yiming Ma Featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review

Yiming Ma authored an article “Starting a New Relationship in Education” which was featured on the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

 

Blog

08/05/14