Education Minister invites Australian universities to set up campuses in India

Education Minister invites Australian universities to set up campuses in India

Last Updated Aug - 23 - 2022, 11:42 AM | Source : The FELA | Visitors : 40

Dharmendra Pradhan invited Australian universities and skilling institutions to explore the possibilities of setting up campuses in India.
Education Minister invites Australian universities

New Delhi: Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday invited Australian universities and skilling institutions to explore possibilities of setting up campuses in India and of collaborating with their Indian institutions in other areas. “We had fruitful discussions on further strengthening our cooperation in education, skill development, research collaborations, innovation, and entrepreneurship…,” Pradhan, who is on a four-day visit to Australia, tweeted. “I am glad that both Australia and India recognize the value of education and innovation in the growth, development, and prosperity of our societies.”

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The Union minister on Monday co-chaired the 6th meeting of the Australia-India Education Council (AIEC) along with his Australian counterpart Jason Clare at Western Sydney University (WSU).

“In the 6th meeting of the Australia-India Education Council, Pradhan said that AIEC is a highly effective forum to further advance ties and boost engagements in education, skill development, and research priorities,” the education ministry said in a statement.

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The two leaders agreed to establish a working group on transnational education to strengthen institutional partnerships and open new opportunities for collaborations between universities of the two countries, the statement said.

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