School education

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Internships of teacher trainees

Since 2012 the IP has facilitated internships for students of two Teacher Training Colleges (TTC) in Ghent (Arteveldehogeschool & Hogeschool Gent) in schools in Karnataka. The local partners involved are: – Sikshana Foundation: a local NGO working in government schools (www.sikshana.org). Initially the students worked in local government schools in Kanakapura and in Hubli, teaching English […]

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Indian Welcome Evening 2014

On November 6, the India Platform continued its tradition of welcoming the new Indians arriving in Ghent, this time coming  together at the Faculty of Economics of Ghent University. All Indians living in Europe and all Europeans with a heart for India werd cordially invited. Prof. Dr. Marc De Clercq, Dean of the Ghent University […]

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Flemish India Platform – Creating a network and a policy framework for collaboration between Flanders and India in the 21st century (Vlaams India Platform, VIP)

In March 2014, the Flemish Prime Minister, Mr. Kris Peeters, approved a project called “Incubation Phase for a Flemish India Platform”. It involves the expansion of the India Platform network in Flanders to all potentially interested companies, educational institutions and government structures. The India Platform committed itself to creating conditions for win-win collaborations between Flemish […]

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India Platform Focus Sessions 2014

The India Platform organised separate sessions on four of its focus areas in the course of February-March 2014. Experts and interested participants from Flandres (BE) were invited to participate. Focus session on education Thursday, February 6th, 2014, 17.00 h. Focus session on health care Thursday, February 20th, 2014, 17.00 h. Focus session on urban planning and […]

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Visit of 2 schoolteachers from NGO Sikshana Foundation

Two schoolteachers visit local schools and participate in activities at the teacher training college from Arteveldehogeschool in Ghent. The India Platform facilitates internships of Belgium teacher Trainees to Indian Primary and Secundary schools in Karnataka. For this purpose we work togehter with the NGO Sikshana. This NGO supports government schools: working in collaboration with state […]

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Stakeholders Meeting of the India Platform – 2012

In order to consolidate the core consortium of stakeholders of the India Platform, a meeting was organised between the Rector of Ghent University and the following institutions: * the Gokula Educational Foundation (Bangalore) * the Karnataka State Law University (Hubli) * the University of Aveiro (Portugal) * the University of Pardubice (Czech Republic) * the […]

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Ghent Launch of the India Platform – 2008

Inaugural evening of debate: “Collaboration between Europe and India: Is Culture a Barrier?” The debate explored the cultural potential of the new encounter between India and Europe. The participants in the debate were: Baron Ajit Shetty (Janssen Pharmaceutica, Johnson & Johnson); Dr. S.N. Balagangadhara (Director, India Platform UGent); Dr. Shankara Prasad (Inkroma e-Business Solutions). During […]

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