Directors’ shareholdings – updated March 23 2009

Directors’ shareholdings
                                           AEC Education plc
                                        ("AEC" or "the Company")

                                        Directors' shareholdings

Further to the announcement on 16 March, 2009, which provided details of the recent placing at 12p per share 
(the "Placing") and the resultant shareholdings in the Company, AEC announces that David Ho, a director of the 
Company, has acquired 700,000 ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") which were 
subscribed for under the Placing by KSP Investments Pte Ltd ("KSP"). In addition, Shyamala Devi Krishnan, the 
wife of Gopinath Pillai, a director of the Company, has acquired 700,000 Ordinary Shares from KSP.

David Ho and Gopinath Pillai are both directors and shareholders of KSP.

The balance of 1,086,300 Ordinary Shares subscribed for by KSP under the Placing have been acquired by the other 
directors and shareholders of KSP.

Following these transactions, the interests in Ordinary Shares in the Company are as follows:
Name Shareholding Percentage
KSP 5,316,048 19.86%
David Ho 700,000 2.62%
Gopinath Pillai 1 700,000 2.62%
(1) 700,000 Ordinary Shares are held in the name of Gopinath Pillai's wife, Shyamala Devi Krishnan.

For further information, please contact:
AEC Education plc
Liam Swords
Office:   +44 (0) 20 8308 1202
Mobile:   +44 (0) 7775 787 427

W H Ireland Ltd
David Youngman / Adrian Kirk
Office:   +44 (0)161 832 2174