The education program focuses on supporting the bilateral education relationship between Australia and India through research, analysis and commentary.
The education program focuses on supporting the bilateral education relationship between Australia and India, through promoting understanding of each country’s education sector and through research, analysis and commentary on opportunities for collaboration and engagement in education and research.
The Australia India Institute conducts research and provides targeted policy advice supporting the Australia-India education relationship. Particular attention has been given to opportunities to strengthen engagement in light of India’s National Education Policy 2020 reform agenda. At the higher education level, these opportunities focus on international research collaborations, work integrated learning activities involving education institutions and host organisations in Australia and India, recognition of Australian university qualifications in India, online learning, and Indian student mobility. This program of research has also extended to opportunities for strengthened engagement in the vocational education and training (VET) and school education sectors.
The education program contributes to innovations in the sector and policy development in support of education engagement between Australia and India. It supports the bilateral commitment to education and research collaboration under the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, Australia’s India Economic Strategy to 2035, and India’s Australia Economic Strategy released in 2020.