Students and families need to better understand the enriching lifelong learning and career outcomes that can result from #LearningAbroad.
In any given year only 3.1% of Canadian university students and 2.5% of college students have an education abroad experience.
Research shows barriers to #LearningAbroad such as financial and curricular constraints negatively impact the number of Canadian students who participate.
Canada lacks leadership from the political and business community to champion #LearningAbroad alongside institutional leaders.
Other countries are making huge advances in internationalizing their next generation.