The Canadian Association of Public Schools – International (CAPS-I) recently took members from 33 school districts on their first trade missions to Mexico and Brazil, for a series of seminars and meetings with Latin American agencies.
It hasn't been an easy year for Canada's ELT sector with the abolition of co-op programmes and fragmented provincial governing. However, representative body Languages Canada says providers are more cohesive than ever in advocacy efforts this election year.
Canada and China have reached a reciprocal agreement to introduce 10-year, multiple entry visas for citizens for business, travel and tourism in a move that will boost bilateral trade ties and people-to-people exchanges.
Education leaders from all sectors have developed a best practice guide to internationalisation which they urge education providers to implement. The CBIE-backed statement seeks to ensure partnerships are mutually beneficial and financial gains do not dictate outward-looking agendas.
French students studying at Quebec universities will no longer pay in-province university tuition fees starting next year under a renegotiated bilateral agreement between the French and Quebec governments.
Canada-based travel and international student insurance firm Ingle International will rebrand its international student service as it grows operations globally with the aim to reach 1m students in the new year.
The Canadian province has unveiled a new international education strategy that aims to increase the number of incoming post-secondary level international students by 75% by 2020, helping to plug a labour market gap and build international trade ties.
Sheridan College in Ontario has received a donation of CAN$500,000 from international insurance company guard.me to support its growing number of international students. "International students’ services is not keeping up with the demand,” said CEO Keith Segal.