Category: Education

Finnish Thailand ambassador introduced education system






The interest for the Finnish education system remains high in Thailand, writes the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok. Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven presented the main cornerstones of Finnish education system for participants of a Senior Executive Program for Nation-Building at King Mongut’s Institute of Technology on Wednesday, 19th April. The cornerstones rest on the principle of…

Study in Sweden joined Jiangsu international education exhibition






On 4 April 2017, the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai together with Study in Sweden participated in Chinese International Education Exhibition Tour (CIEET) in Jiangsu province. It was the first time that Sweden had a national booth to strengthen its presence in this market and to support Swedish universities. Linnaeus University was exhibiting too.…

Finnish xEdu acceleration program begins Hong Kong start-up piloting






The Finnish xEdu acceleration program alumni companies are starting pilots with 24 schools in Hong Kong at the beginning of April with the support of HKEdCity platform. This is the first time ever that edtech products coming from the Nordics are trialled in schools of Hong Kong. All of the companies Bomberbot, Mightifier and Seppo…

Denmark and Save the Children discuss education in China






Embassy of Denmark in Beijing and Save the Children held a panel discussion on education and innovation in China with Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO of Save the Children International and former Prime Minister of Denmark. On Thursday 23 March 2017 the Danish Embassy and Save the Children hosted a lively discussion on how education and innovation…

Finnish app teaching quantum physics to 5-year-olds launched in Singapore






The future of learning. Quantum physics is usually something older kids learn about while sitting bored and distracted in a classroom, but with their new game, Big Bang Legends, Finnish start-up Lightneer hopes to change that. In fact, they want to teach kids as young as age 5 about quarks, protons and the periodic table.…

Karolinska seminar promotes Hong Kong as Asia hub






On Friday 24 February 2017 Business Sweden and InvestHK host a seminar in Stockholm Sweden: The Karolinska Institutet Node in Hong Kong, a springboard to Asia. In 2016 Karolinska Institutet’s Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine in Hong Kong was inaugurated. The seminar, held at the World Trade Center, features the following speakers and…

2017 Jönköping University students welcomed to Thailand






On Thursday 12 January 2017 the year’s arrival of Swedish students from Jönköping University (JU) to its ‘Campus South-East Asia’ was welcomed by the community at the Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s (TSCC) monthly networking. The eight students, who are in their last term of their respective education at the university’s School of Engineering, had…

IME Singapore: Stay relevant in this constantly changing world of business






In the times where ‘good-old-fashioned’ industries and business models are under extreme pressure, the employers are looking for new configurations, new products and services and new business models. They are increasingly searching for digital marketers and developers, as well as people for roles in big data and ‘growth hacking’, which involves identifying the most effective…

Team Finland Thailand, companies agree on actions






Towards the end of 2016 thirty entrepreneurs and Team Finland network representatives gathered for an afternoon at the new residence of the Finnish Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven in Bangkok. Their task was to identify concrete opportunities for business between Finland and Thailand, and they came up with an action plan for 2017. The group concluded that…