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The British Council’s 2017 Going Global conference took place in London, bringing together higher education stakeholders, thought leaders and policymakers to network, discuss opportunities and challenges in international education, and consider this year’s theme: ‘Global cities: connecting talent, driving change’.
During a reception at the ASU+GSV Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah, Navitas Ventures launched the Global Edtech Census, an open-data, multilingual initiative to comprehensively map the global education innovation and technology landscape.
The 2017 Annual Groningen Declaration Meeting was held in Melbourne, Australia from April 26-28. The theme of the meeting was Extending Engagement and brought together signatories to the Groningen Declaration from around the globe. Delegates were also treated to a wildlife tour of Melbourne during the three days.
The English UK annual conference took place on May 9 & 10 this year in Bristol. The conference gives members the chance to receive updates on strategy, statistics and wider trends in UK ELT, as well as to meet other members. On the first evening, members mingled at a reception held at the Marriott Bristol Royal Hotel.
Australian ELICOS and vocational provider BROWNS launched its fifth campus in Brisbane on May 4. Served by current BROWNS students, guests mingled and celebrated the provider’s achievements.
Uniagent’s annual summit took place last month at the Leela Kempinski Hotel and Convention Centre in New Delhi, India. Students, agents and professionals in international education came together to establish new partnerships with indian universities and for student exchange.
The networking dinner event at the annual CAPS-I conference took place at The Aussie Rules Piano Bar in Calgary after a day of plenary sessions, professional development workshops and panel discussions. Delegates got the chance to dine and network while enjoying performances by 3 duelling pianos who took special requests from the crowd. There was plenty…
CAPS-I’s Annual Conference in Calgary, Canada kicked off with mingling, drinks and even some magic! This year’s theme is Navigating the Future of International Education and there will be over 350 delegates from across Canada as well as exhibitors from around the globe.
AFS Intercultural Programs and the AFS Asia-Pacific Initiative with the support of UNESCO New Delhi Office held the third annual AFS Asia-Pacific International Global Citizenship Education Forum in April. The event brought together educators, industry and governments to discuss how to include teaching intercultural skills and global citizenship alongside traditional curriculums.
Student accommodation provider London Nest hosted a quiz night in the capital on April 20, in aid of the Zimbabwe Rural Schools Development Programme. Twenty teams participated in the quiz, and The PIE donated some prizes for the winners. The money raised from the night will go towards the development of a new secondary school.
Over 500 participants gathered in Porto Alegre, Brazil, for the Brazilian Association for International Education (FAUBAI) conference. The event across five days was centred around the theme of “New Trends on Internationalization of Higher Education: Social Engagement and Innovation”. The conference consisted of six plenary sessions, 45 parallel sessions and 119 presentations.
On April 18, Kings Education was given the Queen’s Award for Enterprise within the category of international trade. The award recognises outstanding achievement by UK businesses in categories including innovation, sustainable development and promoting opportunity through social mobility. The Queen’s Lord Lieutenant for East Sussex made the presentation to the Directors of Kings Education.