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Polytechnics in Singapore to consolidate niche courses

19 Mar 2018 Singapore Market insights Higher education Education news MIP subscribers only

A recent announcement by Singapore’s Ministry of Education to consolidate niche diploma courses across all five public polytechnics reflects a significant milestone in Singapore’s SkillsFuture agenda ...

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Landmark research and innovation forum creates a buzz in Mauritius

19 Mar 2018 Mauritius Market insights Higher education Education news Edtech MIP subscribers only

Synergies developed during the Australia-Mauritius Research & Innovation Forum (AMRIF) 2018, held as part of the Mauritius golden jubilee independence celebrations, pave the way for outcomes in the me ...

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Australia a priority partnership country for Brazilian institutions through new internationalisation program

9 Feb 2018 Brazil Market insights Higher education Education news MIP subscribers only

The Brazil Government has launched a new program to internationalise its institutions, aiming to promote excellence in Brazilian universities and research institutes. Australia has been selected as on ...

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Polish agency to launch new programs for international development in March 2018

9 Feb 2018 Poland Market insights Higher education Education news MIP subscribers only

A new government agency for academic mobility has been established to support the international development of Polish higher education institutions. It provides funding for academic mobility including ...

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Increase in Polish students choosing foreign universities

30 Jan 2018 Poland Market insights Higher education Education news MIP subscribers only

The number of young Poles choosing to study at foreign universities is on the rise, with applications in 2017 increasing by 20 per cent, there is rising awareness about Australia and a keen interest i ...

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Kazakhstan investing in science and education research

2 Jan 2018 Russia Market insights Higher education Education news MIP subscribers only

The Kazakhstan Government’s plan to join the top 30 developed countries by 2050 is paving the way to building modern education, research and innovation systems. The combination of increased investment ...

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Increased spending by German companies on R&D projects with foreign partners

8 Dec 2017 Germany Market insights Higher education Education news MIP subscribers only

According to a recently published study by the German Stifterverband, German companies have invested the lowest amount since 1995 in German university research, however have increased spending for int ...

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Russia’s national drive toward international leadership in education

8 Dec 2017 Russia Market insights Higher education Education news MIP subscribers only

Russian universities continue a coordinated push towards improving their position in major international rankings, with the ‘5-100’ project remaining a landmark initiative. In addition, the Russian Go ...

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Singaporean institutions transform courses on the back of fintech boom

4 Dec 2017 Singapore Market insights Higher education Education news MIP subscribers only

Singaporean polytechnics and universities are collaborating with the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Fintech Association to incorporate fintech skill sets into their curricula and cr ...

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New Austrian initiative to boost edtech development and usage

4 Dec 2017 Austria Market insights Education news Edtech MIP subscribers only

Australian edtech companies and users are encouraged to consider opportunities for joint ventures in the Austrian edtech sector. Although new, the Austrian edtech sector demonstrates a high level of i ...

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Insights from the November edtech events in Singapore

27 Nov 2017 Singapore Market insights Education news Edtech MIP subscribers only

The conclusion of two edtech conferences in Singapore in early November highlighted the growing demand for educational technologies in the Asia Pacific region. The Australian sector also had a larger ...

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