EVENTS @ CBIE
Regional Meetings and International Educators Training Program (IETP) Save the Date!
Seize the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and take advantage of the IETP courses offered in conjunction with the regional meetings.
Regional Meetings and the International Educators Training Program (IETP) are taking place in the months of May and June.
CBIE’s Colloque at Collège Montmorency, Québec
From left to right: Nathalie Dubois, Fédération des cégeps, Vanessa Casanovas i Michel, Polytechnique Montréal, Sylvain Benoît, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Brigitte Martin, Université Laval, Sylvie Thériault, Fédération des cégeps.
On May 2 and 3, Collège Montmorency hosted the BCEI Colloque au Québec 2016 (en français seulement), attracting 102 participants for an exciting program on managing risk, college-university collaboration, and career paths in international education. Thanks to Montmorency and the multi-member planning committee.
Department of Tourism in the Philippines Visits CBIE and Members
A delegation for the Department of Tourism in the Philippines spent the week of April 18th travelling to Canadian cities to explore best practices in tourism marketing, policy and human resource development.
In Ottawa, the delegation met with CBIE to discuss training and education needs for the sector, toured the School of Hospitality and enjoyed lunch at Algonquin College’s student-run Restaurant International. The delegation then visited the World Tourism Education and Research Centre (WTERC) at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary for an overview of current research being conducted in the field. The group made a final stop at Capilano University in British Columbia where they heard from faculty at the globally recognized School of Tourism Management.
The Department of Tourism is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for the regulation of the Philippine tourism industry and the promotion of the Philippines as a tourist destination.
CBIE IN THE WORLD
Executive Education in the Financial Sector of Sub-Saharan Africa
CBIE was recently awarded a project to conduct research on the impact of executive education in the financial sector of sub-Saharan Africa by Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSDA), a large NGO based in Nairobi.
This project will be conducted in four African countries: Ghana, Uganda, Cameroon and South Africa by CBIE and our partner, the University of New Brunswick. The objective of this study is to develop key insights for business schools and other training providers in Africa to improve their course/training delivery and develop more compelling course offerings for prospective students and employers.
Pedagogical Innovation in the Maghreb
David Comerford, CBIE Director for International Partnerships gave a presentation on the Canadian Education System at the Salon Marocain de l’Éducation in Tangiers on April 9th. Linda Bendjafer, a Franco-Algerian psychologist and specialist in teaching methodology presented at the workshop on pedagogical innovation.
Capacity-Building Mission to Vietnam
From February 29th to March 5th, 2016, CBIE led a collaboration mission of representatives from 11 Canadian post-secondary institutions to Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Tra Vinh. The mission objective was to explore how Canadian institutions might collaborate to offer a uniquely-positioned Canadian option to Vietnamese partners seeking to strengthen their capacities in designing and delivering English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programming in Vietnam. See who participated in this mission.
“Important relationships between Canadian and Vietnamese partners were brokered, with the aim of helping Canada to build a presence in Vietnam”. (Mission participant from Queen’s University)
For information about how to be involved in future collaboration missions led by CBIE, please contact, Vera Kiriloff, Manager, International Partnerships email@example.com | 613-237-4820 x 247
GROW YOUR NETWORK
The ICEF North America Workshop – Toronto
- Be part of the largest recruitment event of its kind in the Americas
- Meet the highest producing Canada and US focused agents
- Hold 1:1 meetings; choose from over 300 screened agents from 60 countries – save time and money
- Agents representing the following regions:
- Europe 30%
- Asia 30%
- Latin America 20%
- Middle East & Africa 20%
- Increase and diversify enrollments through strategic partnerships
Partnership Funding for International Cooperation in Education
The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) is seeking applications for funding in eight different programs aimed at cooperation in higher education with countries outside the EU. Read more about these opportunities. And take a look at the great SIU site for students: http://www.studyinnorway.no/
COME SEE WHO’S BLOGGING!
Without Borders Blog: Meeting the Employment Aspirations of our International Doctoral Students
PhD graduates develop skills and experience that are focused towards academic careers, yet more than half do not end up working in post-secondary education. What is being done to support international doctoral students’ transition to non-academic careers? Kristy Clarke, coordinator of the Graduate and Professional Skills Program at Concordia University explores this issue in our CBIE blog.
Let’s #GETLOUD About Mental Health and International Students!
As part of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) Mental Health Week, May 2-8, CBIE engaged international education professionals from across the country through our Mental Health and International Students webinar series. In case you missed these sessions, read our latest blog.
Featured Student Blog- Friends and Acquaintances: Your Year Abroad
This month’s featured student blog was submitted by University of Toronto student, Yeji Lee. Making friends can be one of the most challenging but most memorable aspects of studying abroad. In this candid blog, Yeji shares her experience and advice on making new friends. The CBIE student blog features content for prospective international students to Canada and Canadians considering study abroad. For more information on how to be featured contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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