Total Voting Rights

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

Total Voting Rights

31 March 2009

Total Voting Rights

TFor the purposes of the transitional provisions of the Financial Services Authority’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the total number of ordinary shares of 10p each in the capital of the Company in issue as at the date of this notice is 26,792,146 with each share carrying the right to one vote.

There are no shares held in treasury.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 26,792,146.

The above figure may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

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
David Youngman