Policy updates – India

Please refer to the Australia India Education Links website at www.australiaindiaeducation.com for updates on the Australia India knowledge partnership, including activities of the Australia India Education Council.

Articles for India

India - Education and Research Partnership Opportunities (pdf, docx)
20 April 2015

Collaboration between Departments ensures skills conference success
27 November 2014

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry, led the largest ever Australian skills delegation of over 100 representatives from across the industry and training sector to India to attend the third India Australia Skills Conference in Mumbai, India, on 11 November 2014.

Skills delegation to India
17 January 2014
More than 100 Australians, the largest ever Australian skills delegation, travelled to India to build business networks, share information and develop future directions for partnerships in skills development.

Indian scientists build connections with Australia
17 January 2014
From 14-18 October 2013, 16 scientists from India travelled to Australia to experience science in Australia first hand. During the visit delegates met with representatives from government agencies and universities, and toured key scientific infrastructure in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne.

Sri Lankan Technical Assistance Tour

25 September 2013

From 3 - 6 June 2013, the International Education and Science Division hosted a Sri Lankan Technical Assistance Tour led by Minister Mohan Lal Grero, the Monitoring MP for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development.

Science delegation visits India

25 September 2013

A senior departmental delegation, led by Deputy Secretary Sue Weston and including Anne Baly, Head of the International Education and Science Division visited India to attend the annual meetings of the Indo-Australian Joint Science and Technology Committee (JSTC) and Joint Biotechnology Committee (JBC) in New Delhi on 6 and 7 August 2013.

Indian Education Minister visits Australia

25 September 2013

From 10 to 12 July, a delegation led by the Indian Education Minister the Hon Dr Pallam Raju, Minister of Human Resource Development, visited Australia to participate in the Annual Education Ministers’ Dialogue on Education Cooperation.

Indo-Australian Career Boosting Gold Fellowships
27 May 2013

The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India will fund ten early career researchers from India to carry out research at an Australian institute or university for up to two years, commencing in 2013-14.  ​

India fellowships opening soon

26 March 2013 

Applications will open next month for new research fellowships announced by Prime Minister Julia Gillard during an official visit to India in October.

AIEC tackles qualifications recognition

26 March 2013 

Working towards improved qualifications recognition between India and Australia, the Australia India Education Council working group on Quality Assurance and Qualifications Recognition held a workshop in New Delhi on 9 November.

Australian alumni excellence in Nepal

26 March 2013    

The achievements of outstanding alumni of Australian institutions were celebrated at the Australia Future Unlimited: Alumni Excellence Awards 2012 in Nepal.

MasterChef in India   

26 March 2013

A group of Indian school students enjoyed a taste of Australian cooking training with a ‘kids in the kitchen’ workshop hosted by MasterChef Australia’s Gary Mehigan and George Calombaris.

International Education Policy Briefing 2013 - Country Brief
7 March 2013