Business in Asia: Education News

Cambodian scholarship student shares what its like to study in Sweden during the pandemic

What do you know about life and studies in Sweden for a Cambodian? Meet Ms. Muy Hung, a Swedish scholarship holder! Hung Muy is one of 11 Cambodians who in 2020 went to Sweden to study master programmes through different scholarships. “Being selected for a Swedish Institute scholarship is indeed one of the greatest gifts.…

Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Asia 2021 focus on sustainability

On 17 February 2021, the Swedish Institute announced programme opening in Asia. The statement read: “Are you one of the most ambitious and innovative leaders in Vietnam? Do you want to learn more about sustainable business practices and responsible leadership? Join the Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Asia 2021 and learn how to transform sustainability…

Sweden helps teachers in Svay Antor and Kand Chreach districts use “positive discipline”

Representatives from the Embassy of Sweden together with UNICEF and MoEYS participated recently in a training course for teachers in positive discipline in Svay Antor district and a follow up on the effects in the classroom in Kandach primary school in Kand Chreach district, both in Prey Veng province. The field visit proved that when…

Ørsted is offering 8 scholarships for Taiwanese students to study wind energy in Taiwan or abroad

You have ideas and ambitions within offshore wind? Here is your chance. Global leading offshore wind company Ørsted is offering 8 scholarships for Taiwanese students of wind energy, studying in Taiwan or abroad. The scholarships offer students the opportunity to pursue ideas within, or related to, offshore wind energy, by supporting undergraduates, graduates and PhD students…

Denmark assisted University of Yangon to finalized Water Resource Management studies to enhance sustainable development

The Department of Environment and Water Studies, a new department of the University of Yangon, has finalised the curriculum for its undergraduate programme for water studies. With support from Denmark, the curriculum was developed based on an assessment of the current challenges that Myanmar is facing in managing water resources for sustainability. We expect that…

Cambodia’s Minister of education visits Pippi’s exhibition at the Swedish Residence

The Swedish Embassy in Phnom Penh announced on 29 January that Swedish Pippi Longstocking has come to Cambodia. The announcement reads: “Pippi Longstocking, unafraid and happy and so strong she can lift a horse, has come to Cambodia!” Pippi is the main character of the children’s books by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren. Pippi has turned…

ASEF Funded Youth Leadership Programme open for applications

25 January 2021 – The Asia-Europe Foundation made the following announcement regarding the 4th ASEF Sustainable Young Leaders Development Summit Post Covid-19: The Asia-Europe Foundation – ASEF is currently having an open call for students and young professionals who wants to connect with the Heads of States and Governments from 51 Asian & European countries…

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…