As education institutions adapt to regulations stipulating that only registered consultants can offer immigration advice, the Immigration Consultants of Canada Registry Council has proposed a new credential and training specific to education.
Canada's strategy should not focus only on recruitment and retention, but "be framed in terms of Canada's own Global Engagement Challenge" said CBIE's CEO this week. A report underlined long-term intentions of international students in the country but a failure to integrate.
The Canadian Bureau for International Education has announced the winners of its 2014 Excellence Awards, which recognise exceptional leadership and innovation in Canada’s international education sector. The awards will be presented at CBIE’s annual conference in November.
The Canadian Bureau for International Education has called for the government to "mobilise a critical mass of our next generation" arguing that with just 3% outbound mobility Canada's future economic well-being is at stake if the country does not produce globally minded leaders.
The Canadian Bureau for International Education and Colleges and Institutes Canada are two of the latest Canadian international education associations to win funding from the government’s Global Opportunities for Associations programme for the year 2014-15.
The Canadian government has announced a CAN$20 million International Education Strategy (IES) that will focus on key markets in order to double foreign student numbers, boost job growth and inject billions of dollars into the economy by 2022.
Peer consultation is central to a new website for students looking to study in Canada and Canadians going abroad. In addition to providing information on the application process, funding options and study programmes, iStudent Canada aims to share first-hand experience through blogs, forums and online events.