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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

Insead tops Financial Times’ Global MBA rankings 2021, US schools continue to dominate list

Among Singapore based schools were National University of Singapore Business School (14), Nanyang Business School, NTU (37) and Singapore...

Global

NTU Singapore, Temasek Foundation host Asia’s young leaders regional dialgoue

Some 84 student leaders from Asia are meeting in person and virtually at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) this...

Singapore

Indian teacher wins million-dollar global teacher prize; opts to split half with other finalists

Indian teacher Ranjitsinh Disale was announced the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2020 at a virtual ceremony broadcast from the Natural...

Global

US, China and Switzerland most expensive for international school education: International Schools Database

The study calculates the prices of international schools, using the whole price of a full term for one 6-year old child, excluding once-off...

Global

Indian-American Geeta Anand named Dean of Berkeley Journalism

Veteran Indian-origin journalist Geeta Anand has been appointed Dean of the University of California Berkeley (UCB) Graduate School of...

USA

Harvard University tops US News and World Report's Global University Rankings 2021

In the 2021 US News and World Report Global University Rankings published today, the United States' Harvard University secured the first...

Global

British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel

A London-based Indian-origin economics professor has been appointed to a new expert panel set up by the UK government to advise on the use...

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