International education stakeholders are optimistic about what the election of Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party, which swung to power on a platform that included a promise to “remove barriers” to students applying for citizenship, might bring for the sector.
We are the only province in Canada with any entity like BCCIE. So we’re more nimble to react quickly and able to do things that government may not be able to. Because of that I think we are seen as leaders in a number of fields.
At the fifth annual Summer Seminar of the British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE) in Canada, pathway programmes and increasing partnerships between secondary and post-secondary institutions were discussed as being integral to the province’s sustainable growth.
Distinguished education leaders from around Canada and abroad were able to congratulate the latest winners of the BCCIE's International Education Awards this week, during a gala event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. Winners represented private and public education sectors and were selected by a peer committee.