London, UK – May 19, 2021 – Faria Education Group Limited, a leading international education systems and services provider, has acquired the business of CHQ Group Limited, a leading provider of activities, sport and transport management solutions to schools worldwide. The acquisition was made through Faria’s wholly-owned UK subsidiary.
The CHQ business will be integrated with the SchoolsBuddy software system, acquired by Faria in 2019, bringing together the two leading providers of school activities management software. This consolidation offers schools the market leading ‘school-to-home’ management solution, further complementing the FariaOne School OS which includes ManageBac, AtlasNext, OpenApply, SchoolsBuddy, Pamoja, and OSC for learning, admissions, school-to-home, online courses, and study.
Richard Logan, MD of CHQ Group said “This is a very exciting opportunity for all CHQ customers globally. The education technology market must pursue a strategy of consolidation, where service solution providers with scale provide ‘best-in-class,’ integrated solutions to efficiently meet the operational requirements of schools. By joining forces with Faria and SchoolsBuddy, this will deliver increased value to all our school customers today, and those looking to join the FariaOne platform in the future”.
Theodore King – CEO of Faria Education Group commented “We have admired what CHQ Group has achieved to date and look forward to working with the full CHQ team to deliver our long-term vision of creating a unified family experience for the benefit of our schools. This announcement brings us ever closer to achieving that goal”.
About Faria Education Group
Faria is a leader in international education systems & services providing an integrated systems suite across learning, admissions, school-to-home and online courses & study services to over 10,000 schools and 4 million students in over 155 countries.
About CHQ Group Limited
First conceived in 2007 as a sports management and membership platform. From 2009, the CHQ software was developed in partnership with teachers and schools to build the solution we offer today, specifically designed to manage all school activities outside of the classroom including activities, sports, school transport and parent meetings. CHQ supports schools in over 40 countries from preparatory schools to 4,000 pupil international schools.