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Promotion to study in the Nordic countries

Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway will along with other European nations present how Singaporean students can study in the Nordic countries at the annual Study In Europe education fair to be held in Singapore on Saturday, Sept 30, 2017. The Swedish Embassy will among others represent Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology,…

EduCluster Finland donated learning resources in Vietnam

EduCluster Finland (ECF) has co-sponsored The Connection project, which donates learning resources for a school in the mountainous region of Lao Cai in Vietnam, reported ECF on 28 August. Organised by partner WISE Consulting in Hanoi, an exhibition of art by Vietnamese and Finnish artists and photographers was opened by H.E. Phung Xuan Nha (Minister…

Expanded Norwegian mother tounge teaching in Singapore

The Norwegian School of Singapore and the Norwegian School on the Internet in Norway have come up with a common model to make mother tongue tuition available to more students again. The goal is to create a robust and long-term organization with great involvement from parents, writes the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. The effort…

Finland and Helsinki comes to Singapore

– Brings huge delegation, hosting a range of events As Finland celebrates 100 years as an independent nation in 2017 the Nordic country is strongly stepping up cooperation and partnerships between stakeholders in Singapore and Finland. Connecting people and fostering collaboration opportunities via more than 60 events throughout 2017 the effort will be at its…

Singapore students to attend talent program in Finland

In early August Finland’s Ambassador Paula Parviainen attended an event at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore with 20 students from the Overseas Merit Fellowship team, as they will go to Finland in September to attend a talent development program of 16 days focused on the Circular economy at the Turku University of Applied Sciences. The…

Blue Ocean Robotics arrives to Asia via Singapore JV

Blue Ocean Robotics (Denmark) on 14 August announced the opening of Blue Ocean Robotics SEA (Southeast Asia) with base in Singapore, where the needs of a rapidly ageing society and a focused political initiative on market development, are driving demand for robotics. The establishment is motivated by the government’s earmarked budget of SGD 450 million…

Vietnam wants rights to Finland’s education programs

Education officials from Vietnam are in Finland to learn about the country’s education programs from elementary school to undergraduate level. A delegation led by Phung Xuan Nha, Minister of Education, held talks with their Finnish counterparts on Monday 28 august 2017. The purpose of the talks is to acquire the rights to publish Finnish educational…

Finnish Science Center, Heureka, at Bangkok seminar

The National Astronomical Research of Thailand (NARIT) hosted the International Training Centre in Astronomy (ITCA) colloquium titled ‘Astronomy for STEM Education’ in Bangkok between 7th – 11th of August, 2017. Dr. Tapio Koivu, CEO of the Finnish Science Center, Heureka, provided a presentation on ‘Voluntary Learning in Science Education‘, covering the innovative characteristics of Finnish…

Sweden Alumni Network of Cambodia launched

Sweden’s Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Maria Sargren on 17 August hosted a networking event and the launching of Sweden Alumni Network of Cambodia. The reception marked the first ever gathering for Cambodian students who have been to Sweden to pursue their higher education under the Swedish Institute scholarships and other means. “We are proud to…

Finnish university students at Seeds for the Future, Beijing

The hua party at hua in Beijing was held at the opening of the Seeds for the Future programme (by Huawei). This is the second time that global seeds for the future include 10 Finnish University students from six different universities (Aalto University, University of Helsinki, Tampere University of technology, Jyväskylä University, University of Oulu)…