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Lars Løkke Rasmussen opened future employment skills Insead debate

On November 30, 2017, the demands for future skills were discussed at a panel debate at INSEAD in Singapore. To officially open the debate, Danish Prime Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, presented a short speech on the importance of inspiring each other globally and sharing experiences. The Danish Prime Minister was received with great applause at…

IME Mini MBA Workshops now on weekends

To drive success, you need to listen to your market, your people – and our people here in Singapore prefer our Mini MBA course with workshops on Saturdays! So it sounds from Asger Daugbjerg, Director at IME Singapore, which is a Danish Mini MBA course provider in Singapore. Asger Daugbjerg, Director, IME Singapore In 2018…

One million baht scholarship accepting applications

KIS

JOIN OUR INSPIRING COMMUNITY WITH ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE IB DIPLOMA AND THE IB MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME KIS International School is inviting ambitious students to apply for the coveted IB Diploma academic scholarship, also known as the “One Million Baht Scholarship”, for the academic year 2018-2019 onwards. KIS scholarships are well respected in the international…

Nordic countries: all top-ten competitive economies

Every year, the World Competitiveness Center at the Swiss business school IMD published its ranking on the competitiveness of countries. This year, Denmark takes second place, Finland 5th, Norway 7th, and Sweden gets in at 9th. Europe dominates the top-ten 2017 list, but in top-fifteen both Hong Kong and Singapore are to be found, at…

Sweden’s education minister visited Indonesia, Singapore

International cooperation between higher education institutions and world-class teacher training programmes were in focus when Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson visited Indonesia and Singapore on 3–6 October. In Indonesia, Ms Hellmark Knutsson met Minister for Technology, Research and Higher Education Muhammad Nasir to discuss international cooperation on higher education and…

Vietnam-Finland International School being developed

A ‘Finnish School Day’ was arranged during 28 – 29 October 2017 at Ton Duc Thang University in Hanoi to commemorate the 100th Independence anniversary of Finland (1917-2017), the 45th diplomatic establishment anniversary between Vietnam and Finland, as well as the 20th establishment anniversary of Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU). The project development board of…

NTU and Saab enter high-end digital technology partnership

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore), one of the world’s leading research-intensive institutions, and top Swedish defence and security technology leader Saab, will set up a joint research centre as part of a collaboration to develop research projects and programmes in high-end digital technology. The collaboration with NTU is the first of its kind in Asia…

Finland at Educa 2017 Thailand

Finland once again attended Educa 2017 in Bangkok Thailand, with EduCluster Finland exhibiting and Finland hosting a Special Seminar on the topic: ‘Change is possible’ – Through Finnish Innovations in Pedagogy. Topics within the seminar, held on 17 October, were: ‘Finnish Teacher Education and Training in the ThaiContext’ with Lead Expert Tiina Malste from Educluster…

Finnish universities wants more Chinese students

China and India are targeted by drive to recruit more than 100,000 extra students from outside EU to Finland. Five Finnish universities are working with the start-up company Edunation to bring a further 150,000 international students to the country by 2020. This has been initiated after Finland’s immigration service revealed that the number of students…

Singaporean exchange student in Denmark: ”I learned to question the norm”

In Singapore, a lot of students take a semester abroad to improve their resume and become more employable graduates. Katherine Seow Wan Xuan is no exception. She chose to go to Denmark for six months during her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, wanting to add some engineering classes to the palette. In Denmark, she learned…