Education

University Ranking
What drives global rankings for universities?

After acquiring a place in the top 200 universities of the world, IIT-Bombay has become India's best university, according to the latest edition of QS World University Rankings released on June 6, 2018. In total, 24 Indian universities are part of the QS ranking this…

Review of EIC2018 in London: Educate youth for their future, not our past

The EIC2018 saw attendees from around the world gather to discuss the future of education. Andreas Schleicher, the Director of the Education Directorate at the OECD, started the day with a global perspective on education trends. He said the last PISA assessment of learning outcomes…

What Indian startup ecosystem can learn
What Indian startup ecosystems can learn from abroad

London’s startup ecosystem brings together talent, capital, innovation and an openness to do business that few other cities in the world can match. But it was not always known for its startups. After the financial downturn in 2008, Britain’s politicians actively nurtured and created creative…

Education Innovation Conference
EIC2018: Workshop sessions’ details

This page outlines details for the training sessions at the Education Innovation Conference 2018 taking place in London on 23 January 2018. For full details see the website here and to sign up to any of the workshop sessions, please email rekha@economicpolicygroup.com. Workshop  1: Informed Strategy Planning:…

India is missing a huge export opportunity in education

The Association of Indian Universities’ annual survey of international students in India last month made for sober reading. While India has 30,423 international students in its universities, a fall from the previous year, China has nearly 450,000 and is anticipated to grow at more than…

Looking back at EIC2017 Pune

27 JULY, PUNE: Last month saw our first-ever Education Innovation Conference taking place in India, in the city of Pune. The conference saw 150 attendees from across India, as well as the US, South Africa, UK, Germany, UAE and elsewhere talk about education innovation in…

EIC2017 London
EIC2017 announces important global partnerships

LONDON, 24 FEB: Two new international education initiatives were announced today in the presence of education world leaders, investors and education technology companies. Nearly 200 delegates gathered for the annual Education Innovation Conference 2017 (EIC2017), held in partnership with the University of London and ISDC, including…

The entrepreneurial skills graduates need

This article was written by Sharon Bamford, Vice President of Sannam S4, the specialist market-entry firm, and former CEO of the Scottish Institute for Enterprise. She will be taking part in the panel discussion ‘Education: The best investment the world can make’ at the Education Innovation…

EPG has taken steps to extend co-operation with EDUGILD

Start-up EDUGILD and Economic Policy Group (EPG) London have agreed on a  joint effort to intensify their cooperation on scaling up Edtech startups from India to Europe. This platform will not only formalise regular discussions between EDUGILD and EPG on the design and implementation of start-up programmes in…

The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing World report

This "The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing World" report was launched of our research on “Designing the Optimal Skills Pledge and Skills Levy” on behalf of the Education Commission, at the UN General Assembly on 18th Sept 2016. The report  is a comparative analysis…

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