May 14, 2019

I have recently been in Jakarta where we are part of the launch of the first Hybrid kindergarten which is combining the research and knowledge of the Finnish early years pedagogy with the experience and proven success of a Malaysian Entreperial school. The first kinder...

May 1, 2019

As part of the expansion of Polkuni HK to help serve clients who are looking to enter the China market we have set up a Shenzhen based entity. The entity is called Berkin and has been established with two local co-founders, Rosanne Li and Debbie Zheng both living and b...

January 20, 2019

I went for the first time to visit the GET Education show in Beijing to get a feel for what is happening inside the China market from the perspective of the Chinese companies so it was very interesting to see and get a feel for their market perspective.

I have to say th...

September 9, 2018

Anyone involved in education these days who looks to the future needs of education and to problems future societies will face understands the need for Science, and more importantly the critical thinking skills a scientific approach provides to future generations. The p...

April 3, 2018

 I attended the opening day of EDGEof in Tokyo on Sunday April 1st,  this is a new multipurpose innovation and startup centre. It was interesting to see such a cross-section of people at this event, form many different sectors and different countries. It also showed th...

March 14, 2018

Last week I (polkuni) had the pleasure of hosting the business delegation who came to Hong Kong as part of the group with the Director General of the Finnish National Agency for Education, Mr. Olli-Pekka Heinonen. The goal of the business delegation was to see and lear...

March 7, 2018

 Last week I visited Dwi Emas International school in KL, the first entrepreneurial school in Malaysia, and a place thats always full of energy and excitement and laughter, not the sort of words you normally associate with a school, but Dwi Emas is more than a school,...

February 2, 2018

During my time in Tokyo, I had the chance to make a presentation to a group of local people from around Tokyo who all had an interest in EdTech or Finnish education. I was truly amazed so many people turned up on a horrible cold weather, on a Saturday night, to see a t...

February 2, 2018

Japan is a very interesting market, with a population of 127 m people is no small country. The first thing you see and feel in Japan is everywhere is very clean and the people are very helpful, so you get a welcome feel good feeling. From a Polkuni perspective the reas...

November 24, 2017

 Anne Tham Founder and CEO of ACE EdVenture group (The teacher)

Anne receiving the "Her World’s Woman of the Year 2016" award in Malaysia (The Entrepreneur)

The Journey…
 
Taking with Anne she observed a HUGE problem when she was teaching in college: the traditional...

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