Education opportunities for Cambodian students in India discussed - Global Education Times (GET News)

Education opportunities for Cambodian students in India discussed

The Indian Embassy held an event last week to discuss opportunities for Cambodian students to study in India.

The study in India event for Cambodian students was held at the University of Management and Economics (UME) in Battambang province to raise awareness about education in India and scholarship schemes available to local students.

Following the event, UME president Tun Pheakdey said that the embassy wanted UME students to be more aware of what opportunities are available for Cambodian students in India.

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Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne to open Singapore campus - Global Education Times (GET News)

Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne to open Singapore campus

Switzerland’s Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL) has announced that it will to open and operate a campus in Singapore by 2021.

EHL has been authorised by Singapore authorities to deliver its Bachelor course in Singapore with the first cohort of students expected to start in autumn 2021.

The EHL group, keen to remain a global leader of hospitality management education and expand international opportunities for its students, has initiated an ambitious plan to open a campus in Singapore.

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Online coding school Codemao secures $57 million funding - Global Education Times (GET News)

Online coding school Codemao secures $57 million funding

Chinese online education platform Codemao has announced this week that 400 million yuan ($57 million) has been secured in a Series C round of financing led by the Russia-China Investment Fund.

Codemao specialises in offering online coding classes to children and young adults.

Also joining this round of funding were Hillhouse Capital; Asia-focused private equity firm SAIF Partners; Everbright New Economy USD Fund, a $483-million investment platform of Hong Kong-based financial services company China Everbright Limited; and Chinese state-owned Guangdong Technology Financial Group.

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Germany and India sign education agreements - Global Education Times (GET News)

Germany and India sign education agreements

Germany and India have sealed multiple education agreements to further links between the two countries.

India and Germany have together signed over 20 agreements, including several Joint Declarations of Intent (JDI) in the fields of education, artificial intelligence (AI), agriculture, and maritime technology, among others.

This followed talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Saudi Arabia to welcome foreign universities campuses - Global Education Times (GET News)

Saudi Arabia to welcome foreign universities campuses

Foreign universities are now able to open branch campuses in Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Cabinet have confirmed.

Dr. Hamad Al-Sheikh, Education Minister, has said that the decision to allow foreign university campuses to be set up in Saudi Arabia will “achieve a qualitative leap in empowerment, excellence and quality.”

Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj, entrepreneurship consultant, told Arab News: “It will raise the standards of local universities. There will be much more competition, which is much needed.

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Tongji University CDAWM academy to promote China-Germany economics collaboration - Global Education Times (GET News)

Tongji University CDAWM academy to promote China-Germany economics collaboration

Shanghai-based Tongji University has announced the establishment of CDAWM – the Sino-German Academy for Economics and Management – to promote collaboration between the two countries in the field of economics.

The academy is committed to promoting exchanges and collaboration between China and Germany within the fields of economics, finance, and management, as well as providing technological and talent support.

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Study in Israel initiative launched to double number of foreign students - Global Education Times (GET News)

Study in Israel initiative launched to double number of foreign students

The Council for Higher Education in Israel (CHE) has officially launched Study in Israel to double the number of foreign students enrolled in the country’s colleges and universities, initially targeting students in North America, China and India.

Presently, 12,000 foreign students currently study in Israel.

The Study in Israel initiative touts high Israeli academic standards and distinctive, engaged approach to education with the theme “Engage in Excellence”.

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ByteDance to launch AI teacher by 2020 - Global Education Times (GET News)

ByteDance to launch AI teacher by 2020

Chinese internet company ByteDance is set to release a 24-hour artificial intelligence (AI) teacher for K-12 students in China by 2020.

In 2018, ByteDance challenged the Tencent-backed VIPKid when they launched Gogokid, an online English teaching platform.

Then, in May 2019, the company officially released an online education portal offering mathematics and language courses for K-12, taught by graduates of Peking and Tsinghua universities, the top two universities in China.

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