India explores tying up with Australia and Indonesia for education and skill development

Union Education and Skill Development Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan met Ms. Stefania Giannini, ADG, UNESCO in Bali today.

Shri Pradhan had meaningful dialogues with Ms. Stefania Giannini, ADG, and UNESCO on furthering the Education 2030 agenda. He also discussed UNESCO’s support for promoting language-based education and for the upcoming G20 under India’s presidency.

Union Education and Skill Development Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan held a bilateral meeting with HE Mr. Nadiem Anwar Makarim, Minister of Education, Indonesia, in Bali, Indonesia, today.

The Ministers had fruitful discussions on further expanding the academic and skill development partnerships and also realizing the full potential of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Indonesia and India.

Both leaders explored opportunities for collaborations in education and skilling, especially in the areas of curriculum design, student exchange, and research.

Later, Shri Pradhan congratulated HE Nadeem & Indonesia for organizing a successful EdWG and Education Ministers’ Meeting under the G20 framework. Shri Pradhan also appreciated his support for India and his keenness to collaborate with education and skill sectors of India. He also invited him to India.

Shri Pradhan also held a bilateral meeting with Dr. Anne Aly MP, Minister for Early Childhood Education & Minister of Youth, Australia.

The Ministers had productive conversations towards deepening engagements in the field of early childhood and school education between both countries.

Later, Shri Pradhan said that India and Australia enjoy vibrant cooperation in higher education, research, and skill development. Intensified engagements in early childhood and school education will create a strong base for providing life-long learning opportunities to children in both our countries.