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Byju’s ropes in ex-Bain consultant Rachna Bahadur to spearhead global plans

Edtech platform Byju’s has picked up Rachna Bahadur as the company’s senior vice president for global expansion plans.

Corporate

UAE: Indian school group enters Guinness record with massive handprint mural

An Indian school group in UAE has set Guinness Records for ‘Most Contributions to a Handprint Mural’.

UAE

Biggest College football upsets in history

College football has always had its ups and downs making it more and more exciting each season. Here are eight of the greatest upsets in...

Other Sports

NTU Singapore employees donate SGD 13.68 mn in unused leave for student aid

Some 1,900 faculty and staff at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have donated a record SGD 13.68 million worth of...

Singapore

US varsities witness 13.2% decline in Indian students, shows report

Universities in the United States saw a significant 13.2 per cent drop in the number of Indian students in 2020-21, says the latest Open...

USA

Harvard tops US News Global Universities Ranking 2022; NUS, NTU 2nd and 3rd in Asia

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technology University (NTU) ranked second and third respectively in Asia in the US...

Global

EdTech startup Creative Galileo raises USD 2.5 mn in seed round led by Kalaari Capital

Singapore-headquartered EdTech start-up Creative Galileo today announced it has raised USD 2.5 million in a round led by Kalaari Capital.

SMEs

NTU Singapore wins global award for displaying resilience in fighting COVID-19

Singapore's Nanyang Technological University was the only local institute to win an international commendation for its efforts that...

Education

Singapore-based edtech startup Teachee launches in India

Singapore-based education technology company Teachee has announced its launch in India. A subsidiary of Vlight Technology Pte, the brand...

SMEs

Despite COVID, International Baccalaureate pass percentage jumps from 85 to 89 in May 2021 results

Nearly 89 per cent of over 170,000 students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate (IB) globally have recently received their IB...

Education

BYJU's acquires Singapore-based professional skilling firm Great Learning for USD 600 million

India-based BYJU’S edtech platform announced its acquisition of Singapore-based Great Learning which focuses on professional and higher...

Corporate

Singapore ministers defend hiring foreign workers' policy in Parliament

In a series of parliamentary discussions, top Singapore ministers defended the government’s free trade agreements and openness to hiring...

Singapore

NTU Singapore ranked No 1 in Times Higher Education’s world's best young universities list

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has been ranked No 1 in the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the world's...

Education

Singapore's NTU ranked 12th on QS World University Rankings

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) rose to the 12th spot in the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings,...

Education

Singapore primary, secondary schools, junior colleges to shift to full home-based learning

Singapore News: The Singapore Ministry of Education announced that all primary, secondary, junior college (JC) and Millennia Institute (MI)...

Singapore

SICCI, IIT Kanpur startup centre to hold Launchpad 2021 contest

The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) and IIT Kanpur's Start-Up Incubation And Innovation Centre (SIIC) are set to...

Global

The passionate tutor: Divesh Shah

In this @Work interview, Connected to India speaks to Divesh Shah, founder of Math Vision – one of the most sought-after tuition centres...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

upGrad records Annual Revenue Run Rate of USD 165 Million

Ronnie Screwvala's edtech startup upGrad announced that it has crossed the milestone of USD 14 Million a month and achieved an Annual...

Corporate

Mediacorp, Singapore Polytechnic ink virtual MoU to launch programmes for media professionals

Mediacorp and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) have inked a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the joint development of a range of...

Education

Hope to inspire people to work towards taking care of nature, says Commonwealth essay contest winner Czaana Saxena

Singapore-born Indian-origin Czaana Saxena, aged 11 years, has won the gold finalist award in the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition...

Education

NTU Singapore and Education Services Union commit SGD 500,000 to boost employees' digital skills

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the Education Services Union (ESU) announced they are jointly investing SGD...

Singapore

Eight NTU subjects in global top 10 in latest QS university rankings report

Eight subjects at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have ranked in the global top 10 in the latest Quacquarelli...

Education

Singapore-headquartered Kyt reimagines EdTech with a focus on holistic learning

The idea behind Kyt is that supporting a child’s inclination to learn new things isn’t ‘additional’ or extra but essential to...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

NTU Singapore expands interdisciplinary curricula for students with 13 new degrees

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) announced plans to expand options for interdisciplinary study with 13 new degree...

Education

Koh Boon Hwee to step down as Chairman of NTU Singapore after 28 years

Koh Boon Hwee, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), will be stepping down on...

Singapore