Business in Asia: Education News

Sweden, the EU and Cambodia’s National Institute of Statistics workshop was a success

National Institute of Planning in Cambodia recently organized a workshop on the use of the reporting program, CamStat, with participation by Mr. Kjell Tambour, Team Leader/Project Manager at Statistics Sweden. The workshop aimed to boost more understanding of the use of CamStat, National Development Industry and a presentation of the importance of online stats from…

Norskskolen i Singapore is looking for native speaking teachers

On 25 January 2021, the Norwegian school in Singapore announced that they are looking for teachers. The statement reads: Are you a gentle, playful and caring person with a heart for children. We are looking for someone who can teach Norwegian two hours a week. There is no requirement for formal educational competence and it…

Sweden continues to support Cambodia with ‘School of Governance (SoG) Project’

  Sweden continues to support enhancement of public services in Cambodia, together with their partner Transparency International Cambodia (TIC), the Embassy announced on 21 January 2021. “Today, a ceremony to mark the signing of the extension of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and Transparency International Cambodia (TI Cambodia) was…

Denmark supports curricular development to meet job market demand in Myanmar

With the support of Denmark, the University of Yangon is developing a range of new curricula for their undergraduate programmes, including in subjects such as Computer Science, Industrial Chemistry and Water and Environmental Studies. The new curricula will prepare the students for the demand in the current job market by giving them the required skills…

EU and Cambodia discuss development priorities

Cambodia and the EU met virtually recently to consult on development priorities between Cambodia and The EU. Present at the meeting was Chhieng Yanara, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary-General of CRDB of the Council for Development of Cambodia and the EU Delegation to Cambodia led by Franck Viault, Minister Counsellor and Head…

Finland’s Education and Training sector event goes online on 29-30 Jan

For students who are interested in studying overseas are invited to join the biggest event for the education and training sector in Finland – Educa – This year the event will take place online on 29–30 January 2021. Read more and register for free here

Hongkou District Education Bureau discussed future collaboration with Finland

On 11 January 2021, Finnish Deputy Consul General Elina Rimppi met with the Deputy District Mayor of Hongkou District and Director of Hongkou District Education Bureau to discuss opportunities for collaborations, particularly in the field of education. The district has shown great interest in Finnish education, teaching, and learning methods as well as Finnish innovation…

Three Cambodians complete Swedish training in gender statistic

On 13 January 2021 the Swedish Head of Development Cooperation, Samuel Hurtig, welcomed three Cambodian participants who successfully completed the International Training Programme on Gender Statistic. The programme was organized by Statistics Sweden, in collaboration with Sida. The International Training Programme on Gender Statistic contributes to capacity building on gender equality and how statistics on…

Denmark supports school and industry partnership in Yangon

The University of Yangon is planning to establish a Centre for Research and Innovation (CRI) under the Myanmar Ministry of Education’s Schools and Industry Partnership (SIP). According to the Danish embassy in Myanmar, Denmark provides financial assistance to the Schools and Industry Partnership and believes that establishing CRIs at universities is a great asset for…

Sweden granted new scholarship to female students in Phnom Penh

The Swedish embassy in Phnom Penh congratulates eight Cambodian female students who have been granted scholarships. The eight students have been granted scholarships to study the English Language Based Bachelor of Law Program (ELBBL) at the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) in Phnom Penh. The scholarships are funded by Sweden through the Raoul…