Development and Partnerships

CBIE is committed to advancing international partnership and mobility opportunities for its members to support their internationalization priorities and continue to deepen Canada’s global engagement.

CBIE has managed over 100 global projects in over 60 countries and 17 languages.

CBIE has managed international development and capacity programs valued at over $2 billion.

CBIE has worked with global partners to promote international education since 1966.

CBIE leverages its strong relationships on five continents to build partnerships.

International Partnership Missions

CBIE leverages its unique position and international network to offer its members exclusive opportunities to develop new and nurture existing partnerships in priority countries around the world. Through these partnership missions, CBIE connects its members to international governments, higher education institutions, education associations, K-12 schools (both locally operated and Canadian off-shore), as well as relevant international and locally-based non-governmental organizations and policy think tanks operating within the education sphere.

Upcoming Events

Partnership Mission to Spain around EAIE 2022

Outbound, in-person mission

September 12-22, 2022

Networking Event with Turkish institutions at EAIE 2022

As part of the Partnership Mission in Spain

September 14, 2022

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CBIE will lead a collaboration mission to Spain with a select number of member institutions, which will include participation in the EAIE 2022 conference. The theme for EAIE 2022 is ‘’The future in full colour’’.

This dual-purpose mission aims to explore and expand opportunities for the Canadian international education sector in Spain (Barcelona and Madrid) and Türkiye (through a dedicated Canada-Türkiye Forum at EAIE 2022).

Funding will be available to help offset travel costs for a select number of CBIE member institutions, thanks to CanExport Associations. Details to follow.

Partnership Mission of Moroccan institutions with CBIE2022 (Ontario and Quebec)

Inbound, in-person mission

November 13-18, 2022

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Welcome, Morocco! – Incoming International Mission

November 13-16 in Toronto (at CBIE2022), November 17-18 in Montreal

CBIE will host in Canada a select group of Moroccan institutions and representatives from the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation (Toronto and Montreal) on the margins of the CBIE 2022 conference. Please join us at CBIE2022 and in Montreal to meet this delegation for great networking opportunities.

Opportunities at CBIE Annual Conference

The CBIE annual conference is the space for international education professionals from Canada and around the world to learn, be inspired and connect. The conference is a must-attend event for all international stakeholders interested in establishing or enhancing partnership opportunities with Canadian institutions. CBIE members attending the conference can engage in conversation to build new or deeper relationships with international delegations from around the globe.

International Capacity-Building

For over 50 years, CBIE has designed and implemented technical training and capacity building programs that catalyze systematic change. Drawing on expertise from our local partners, member institutions and longstanding governmental, business and civil society collaborators, CBIE has deep expertise in the areas of governance, civil society development, educational reform, social innovation, and women’s empowerment.