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About Kaplan

Who is Kaplan?

Kaplan is one of the world’s leading providers of lifelong education with over 1 million students and 2010 revenues of USD 2.9 billion. Starting as a small test prep company in 1938, Kaplan has pioneered new territory in online higher education and professional training with innovation and imagination. Through new technologies and a personalised approach to learning, Kaplan is opening doors to educational opportunities and inspiring people to strive for their personal best. With over 600 locations in more than 30 countries, Kaplan employs more than 31,000 people worldwide.

Kaplan in Asia Pacific

Kaplan Asia Pacific has exponentially grown over the last few years to become a leading education provider in Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Australia. With over 900 staff across the region, Kaplan Asia Pacific offers students vocational education and higher education courses both in a campus environment and increasingly through sophisticated and innovative e-learning platforms.

Kaplan Asia Pacific has developed transnational partnerships with a number of internationally recognised universities. These partnerships ensure the strength and quality of the educational opportunities we offer our students. For our Asia-based students they create flexible pathways to high-quality on and offshore degree programs.

Kaplan Asia Pacific is expanding its footprint into South East Asia and has recently invested heavily into the Australian education sector with the acquisition of Franklyn Scholar and Carrick Education Group.

Kaplan in Australia

In Australia, Kaplan also offers quality training programs in conjunction with Kaplan Professional, Kaplan Online Higher Education, Franklyn Scholar, Carrick Education, Bradford College, Murdoch Institute of Technology and Kaplan International English. For more information about Kaplan in Australia, please visit the Kaplan Australia website. Alternatively, read through the company descriptions below and follow the relevant links to find out more about each of these businesses.

Kaplan International English

Kaplan International English offers accredited English language courses, exam preparation, university pathways and junior programmes in 64 schools across 4 continents. Our schools and colleges offer a high-quality learning environment aiming to provide each of our students with the experience of a lifetime. We use the latest teaching methods, learning technology and our own unique curriculum to help students achieve their goals in the most effective and enjoyable way.

Kaplan Business School

Kaplan Business School offers an on-campus personalized experience for students studying business or accounting with a focus on the student experience providing class sizes smaller than comparable university courses. Kaplan Business School is an accredited Higher Education Provider (PRV12094).

Bradford College

Bradford College provides students with a pathway to undergraduate studies at the University of Adelaide – one of Australia’s prestigious ‘Group of Eight’ universities. Choose a Bradford College pathway program suited to your individual needs, academic progress and unique career aspirations and gain direct entry to undergraduate studies at The University of Adelaide.

Franklyn Scholar

With offices in each state, Franklyn Scholar employs more than 200 professionals across Australia and will train more than 20,000 people this year. Franklyn Scholar’s focus is to develop partnerships with companies through the creation of scalable training models which will support growth into the future. Franklyn Scholar offers in excess of 80 accredited courses to large companies, SME’s and individuals seeking training.

Kaplan Professional

Kaplan Professional Education is a leading national provider of professional education and training for the financial services, management and business, and real estate sectors in Australia. A preferred education provider in financial services based on course quality, academic standards and flexible study options, Kaplan Professional also specializes in creating customised training courses that meet the needs of businesses and corporations.

Kaplan Online Higher Education

Kaplan Online Higher Education is a leading postgraduate educator in the areas of applied finance and financial planning, providing highly skilled professionals to corporate Australia. Their knowledge leader position within the business community has been developed through close alignment with industry over many years, and is demonstrated by our 500 strong practitioner community, who help to create our up-to-date, practical and relevant technical study materials. Our courses are designed for busy working professionals and, through the wider Kaplan learning community, students are connected to their study, fellow students, industry experts and career opportunities. Kaplan Higher Education is an accredited Higher Education Provider (PRV12030) and the educator of choice for top tier employers.