OXFORD, UK – March 29, 2021– Faria Education Group Limited, a leading international education systems and services provider, has acquired Wolsey Hall Oxford, the international homeschooling college. The acquisition was made through Faria’s wholly-owned UK subsidiary.
Wolsey Hall, a pioneer in the development of high-quality, affordable distance learning for over a century, is known for its innovative pedagogy, outstanding tutors, comprehensive student & family support, and large global community. Its technology-enabled delivery model is supported by a world-class team of Student Progress Managers.
Wolsey Hall currently supports more than 4,500 homeschooling students in over 100 countries. It is proud to include Nelson Mandela among its many successful alumni.
Wolsey Hall will continue to be led by its former owners, Lee Wilcock (Principal) and Peter Newell (Director of Studies), and will operate as an independent business unit with Faria’s full support.
Lee Wilcock, Principal of Wolsey Hall, said:
“We are delighted to be joining Faria Education Group as they continue in their quest to improve the quality and effectiveness of education provision for international families. In Faria, we have found a partner who shares our student-centred approach to education and we are excited to be part of the next stage of the Faria journey.”
Theodore King, Co-Founder and CEO of Faria Education Group, said:
“We are honoured to welcome Wolsey Hall to Faria, and to support Lee, Peter and the Wolsey Hall Team, as they build on Wolsey Hall’s 125-year legacy of innovation and purpose in advancing high-quality, affordable international education.”
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 Wolsey Hall
Since its founding as a correspondence college in 1894, Wolsey Hall Oxford has been a pioneer in the field of home study. With its state of the art online learning platform and an outstanding Tutor team, Wolsey Hall delivers courses from Primary and Lower Secondary through to IGCSE and A Level.
Wolsey Hall currently supports more than 4,500 students, in the UK and in over 100 countries around the world. It is a registered school of Cambridge Assessment International Education.