Posts Tagged ‘education Brazil’

In London, Dilma shall close a partnership for Brazilians to study in British universities

Comments Off | 07-29-2012

On the second day of her trip to London, in the United Kingdom, President Dilma Rousseff dedicated herself today (26) to the promotion of Brazil as a tourist destination and to strengthen the Science without Borders Program. She is in London to attend the Olympic Games opening tomorrow (27). The president shall sign the Agreement [...]

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Brazil wants the United States to be the principal destination for scholarships within the Science Without Borders Program

Comments Off | 04-12-2012

The Brazilian government wants to increase scientific cooperation with the United States, and wants scholarships with American universities and companies granted through Science Without Borders to make up a fifth of the program. The government’s intention is to place 100,000 professionals and researchers in various countries over the next four years: 20,000 in the United [...]

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India will be the first emerging country to open vacancies at the local universities for Brazilian scholars

Comments Off | 03-24-2012

Brazil and India should sign an agreement for cooperation in the sphere of the Science without Borders program, which funds scholarships for Brazilian students in foreign institutions of higher education. The partnership should be formalized in the visit that President Dilma Rousseff will make to India, on the 29, to participate in the fourth meeting [...]

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Science without Frontiers announces new vacancies for sandwich degrees in seven countries

Comments Off | 03-18-2012

New vacancies were announced this week by the Science without Frontiers program for study in Australia, Belgium, Canada, South Korea, Spain, Holland and Portugal. The application deadline is April 30. The Science without Frontiers program is a Federal Government initiative managed by the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MCTI) and the Ministry of Education [...]

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The Rapporteur of the National Education Program defines a target for investment in education of 8% of GDP

Comments Off | 12-7-2011

After a difficult government negotiations, the rapporteur of the National Education Program (PNE) in the House of Deputies, Angelo Vanhoni (Workers Party – Paraná), defined 8% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as the target for public investment in the area of education, to be accomplished within ten years. The text was filed today (December [...]

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Brazilian administrator of private universities Anhanguera Educacional Participacoes SA to raise further investments

Comments Off | 10-16-2010

Brazilian administrator of private universities, Anhanguera Educacional Participacoes SA is to use the proceeds from its voting share sell. However, after announcing the plans, the firm has recorded sluggish performance, the worst in a period of five months. Anhanguera Educacional Participacoes is planning to sell as many as 20 million new voting shares to aide [...]

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Financial Times acquires Brazil’s Sistema Educacional Brasileiro’s Learning Systems Business

Comments Off | 07-23-2010

Pearson, owner of the Financial Times Thursday reported it had made a Brazilian acquisition in a move to expand its global business. The deal, aimed at enhancing the company’s educational arm’s growth, will see the Financial Times owner part with about £326 million. According to the announcement, the company acquired the learning systems operations of [...]

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