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.
The number of tertiary-level study permits issued so far this year by the Canadian government has already surpassed the number issued in the whole of 2013, and Canada's HE sector is on track to welcome a record number of international students in 2014.
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.