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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.
On April 7, guard.me staff and school campus ambassadors pulled an all-nighter in the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel’s lobby as part of Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health #OneBraveNight for Mental Health challenge, inviting people to drop by throughout the night for support and selfies.
The 10th annual ANZA workshop attracted 450 delegates from around the world to Cairns, in Australia’s top end. The first time the event was held outside a major capital city, educators and agents enjoyed discovering Australia’s regional education offerings.
University representatives and other UK higher education stakeholders attended the glitzy Whatuni Student Choice Awards in central London. Hosted by British comedian, David Mitchell, the awards were voted for by students, and recognised excellence in aspects of university life, including Courses and Lecturers, International, and Job Prospects.
Quality English and Quality Education returned to Latin America for their fourth mission to Bogotá and third mission to Mexico. Twelve members from the group, from countries including Canada, Ireland and New Zealand, and 31 agents attended. Receptions took place in the evening and QE’s mascot partook in some of the sightseeing during the day.
Educators from around Queensland met on the Gold Coast for Trade and Investment Queensland’s inaugural IET Summit. Themed embracing disruption, delegates discussed the future of international education.
After two days of meetings, this year’s IALC Workshop concluded with a gala dinner at the Boston Park Plaza. Delegates were treated to a dance performance, a three-course dinner, ending the evening on the dance floor with music from a live band.
Language schools and agents from around the world were welcomed to Boston for the annual IALC workshop. The opening reception was held at Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox, and on the second night, delegates attended a Wild West themed party, hosted by ELC Boston.
Delegates at APAIE in Kaohsiung rounded off the second day of the conference with a gala dinner, before a final day of seminars and networking. Speakers from around the world shared their perspectives on the international education landscape in an insightful Global Dialogue session before the closing ceremony on Thursday.