The BCCIE is a provincial crown corporation that supports the internationalization efforts of BC's public and independent K-12 schools, public and private colleges and universities and language schools. It promotes international education in and for BC, to promote and enhance BC’s international reputation for quality education, and to support the international education activities of the provincial government.
The BCCIE works in three core service areas.
Internationalization – working with the province and BC’s public and private post-secondary and K-12 sectors and language schools to internationalize the BC education system. The BCCIE plays a leadership role and includes sharing best practices, fostering positive relationships for the benefit of BC’s diverse international education sectors, and by promoting a culture of quality and excellence in internationalization.
Market Support – supporting BC’s international education sector in positioning BC as the leading quality destination for international learners from around the globe. This is accomplished by creating and maintaining international networks and providing a coordinating function for activities that support the sector and province.
Communication and Professional Development – enhancing expertise in the international education sector by providing services including effective professional development offerings and communications to and for BC’s international education stakeholders.
To profile BC as the education destination of choice for learners from around the globe and to promote global citizenry and internationalization at all levels in BC’s education system.
The BCCIE supports all participants in BC’s international education sector and the provincial government to advance the international education interests of British Columbia.