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Swedish ambassador met with Cambodian labour minister

Ambassador Björn Häggmark underlined the importance of labour conditions and skills development during the meeting with Labour Minister Ith Samheng, on 13th January 2020. The purpose was to discuss development in the employment and vocational training sectors in the Kingdom. Mr Häggmark mentioned the importance of labour conditions and skills development during the meeting. The…

Norwegian biologist received honorary award from China

China granted its 2019 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award on 10th January 2020, Norway won for the first time ever while Finland got scientific honour for another year. This award recognizes the key roles foreign scientists have played in China’s scientific development, as well as China’s growing effort to diversify its scientific partners in…

Kathrine and Simon teach in Thailand: “Like running your own company”

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Physical contact, meat balls, parent-teacher relationship and hours spent in the class room. These are merely some of the differences between teaching in Denmark and in Thailand. Read about two young teachers’ road from Northern Denmark to Bangkok and their change in teaching lifestyle. Only about five million people in the world speaks Danish. It…

Swedish education specialist visited rural cities in Cambodia for better understanding of the situation and how to improve it

The Steering Committee of the Swedish Capacity Development Partnership Fund (CDPF) went on a field visit and study tour to Mondulkiri province in Cambodia from the 10th to 13th December 2019. One of the main objectives was to get a better understanding of education challenges for indigenous people in the province. This was partly done…

Finnish government offers online course in Artificial Intelligence: Free worldwide!

In 2018, Finland launched a free online crash course in artificial intelligence (AI) with the aim of educating its own citizens about this new technology. Finland now offers the six week program for anyone worldwide interested in learning more about AI. It is in English and German today, – and of course in Finnish and…

Swedish ambassador hosted Alumni Phnom Penh networking

H.E. Bjorn Haggmark, a Swedish Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia showed support of higher education to “the Sweden Alumni Network night” attendee at the Swedish ambassador residence in Phnom Penh on 5th December 2019. “Sweden has a strong tradition of making higher education available to many.” said the ambassador at the event. “Knowledge, analytical…

Denmark paid for new education sector app in Myanmar

Denmark’s capacity fund together with the Myanmar ministry of education developed and launched an app for education management to keep eduction officers connected and reduce use of papers on 12th December 2019. The Ministry of Education of Myanmar recognised importance of innovation and technology being essential to enhance organisational performance. They announced their success in…

Declassified Norwegian and Swedish diplomatic documents donated to Cambodia

Hundreds of declassified diplomatic reports on Cambodia’s contemporary history from Norway, Sweden, Australia, Britain, Canada, France, New Zealand and Switzerland are among the documents that former Ambassador of Cambodia and a senior private secretary and official biographer to late King Father Norodom Sihanouk, Mr. Julio A. Jeldres, has given to the Documentation Centre of Cambodia…

Danish, Norwegian Myanmar embassies to grant Rakhine state scholarships

The Embassies of Norway and Denmark together with Centre for Diversity and National Harmony (CDNH) will launch a scholarship programme for disadvantaged students from all communities in Rakhine State. Rakhine State continues to face significant development challenges. Ensuring access to quality education is one of the key recommendations of the Rakhine Advisory Commission, and international…