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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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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Australia student visa now harder to get for India and Pakistan - Global Education Times (GET News)

Australia student visa now harder to get for India and Pakistan

The Australia student visa requirements for those applying from India, Pakistan and Nepal have been tightened by the Australian government.

The assessment category for international students applying for a student visa to study in Australia has been raised from Level 2 to Level 3, which entails more strict scrutiny to qualify.

Australia student visa applications are based on individual merits including educational qualifications, financial requirements and proficiency in English language.

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Second Indo-French Knowledge Summit to be held in Lyon - Global Education Times (GET News)

Second Indo-French Knowledge Summit to be held in Lyon

The second Indo-French Knowledge Summit is to take place at the Universite de Lyon in France. The summit’s focus is to be higher education, research and innovation.

This contributes to the continued enhancement of education cooperation between the two nations that we reported on in August this year.

Organised by the Embassy of France in India in partnership with Universite de Lyon, Campus France, and Emlyon Business School on the French side, and the Ministries of Science and Technology and Human Resource Development (MHRD) on the Indian side, the event will be inaugurated by ministers from both French and Indian governments.

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School of Accelerated Learning bags $300K funding - Global Education Times (GET News)

School of Accelerated Learning bags $300K funding

India’s first hybrid learning venture, School of Accelerated Learning (SOAL), has closed its first round of funding of $300,000 with Astarc Ventures as the lead investor.

LiveMint has reported that others investing in the school in this round include tech and start-up leaders Srinivas Kollipara, founder of T-Hub; Ramki Gaddipatti, founder and CTO of Zeta; and Krishnan Menon, founder of BeeCash.

The aims of the School of Accelerated Learning are to nurture students into disruptive, tech-empowered creators and leaders who can enable rapid progress of society.

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India and China hold first education Joint Working Group meet - Global Education Times (GET News)

India and China hold first education Joint Working Group meet

India and China held their first Joint Working Group meeting on education in Beijing to discuss the various aspects of their respective education systems as well as exploring areas of cooperation.

The Indian delegation was headed by Madan Mohan, Additional Director General (ICC), Ministry of Human Resource Development of India.

Meanwhile, Fang Jun, Deputy Director General, Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Ministry of China led the Chinese side.

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EduTok on TikTok India a social media success - Global Education Times (GET News)

EduTok on TikTok India a social media success

Popular social media app TikTok has announced that Edutok, its knowledge-based campaigns in India, has been seeing a positive response since its inception at the start of summer 2019.

In this time, the Edutok campaign on TikTok India has been consistently trending with over 42.5 billion views in total, reports the Economic Times (India).

The Edutok campaign in India, identified by the use of the hashtag #EduTok, was launched with the intent to empower TikTok users to create meaningful and inspiring content around various themes.

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Delhi Skills and Entrepreneurship University to be set up - Global Education Times (GET News)

Delhi Skills and Entrepreneurship University to be set up

The Delhi government is poised to set up a Delhi Skills and Entrepreneurship University in a bid to equip youth with market-relevant skills, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced last week.

Speaking at a press conference earlier this month, Kejriwal had stated: “The main focus of the university will be to provide employment to the maximum number of students. Its performance will be assessed by seeing the level of employment that its students get.”

At the event, Kejriwal said that the Delhi Skills and Entrepreneurship University will initially have an intake of approximately 50,000 students and will offer programs on different entry levels such as Class 10th, 12th, graduation or part-time.

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