Further Issue of Equity

AEC Education plc
(“AEC” or “the Company”)

Issue of Equity – Further Placing

15 June 2009

Further placing

Following the placing of shares first announced on 16 March, 2009, the Company is pleased to announce that it has raised an additional GBP408,000 via a placing of 3,400,000 new ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”) at 12p per share (the “Placing”). Application has been made for 3,400,000 new Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM and dealings are expected to commence on 18 June, 2009 (“Admission”). On Admission, the Company will have 31,592,146 Ordinary Shares in issue.

Pursuant to the Placing, the Company can announce that Emerge Learning Services Pte Ltd will hold 3,400,000 Ordinary Shares which represent 10.76 per cent. Of the Company’s issued ordinary share capital.

For further information, please contact:

AEC Education plc
Liam Swords             Office: +44 (0) 20 8308 1202
                        Mobile: +44 (0) 7775 787 427

WH Ireland Limited
Adrian Kirk                     +44 (0)161 832 2174