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April 6, 2023CANIE Accord: Turning Climate Goals Into Action
BCCIE invites our international education colleagues to join an informative webinar on the CANIE Accord (Climate Action Network for International Educators). This presentation will explore the requirements for becoming a signatory, and key benefits of signatory status. The presenters will also discuss other opportunities to engage with CANIE.
October 24, 2022Japan’s Education Sector Today – International Education Market Updates, Trends, and Developments
Get the latest information from the Trade Commissioner responsible for the education sector in Japan. Learn about contemporary market intelligence, trends, and opportunities, as well as an analysis of the issues currently impacting the Japanese education sector.
May 3, 2022Why COIL Virtual Exchange Matters
Outbound mobility is a luxury that most students are unable to afford, but through what is known as Collaborative Online Intercultural/International Learning (COIL) Virtual Exchange (VE), institutions can create intercultural educational opportunities that are inclusive, accessible, and sustainable to all. COIL-VE is an approach to fostering global competence through the development of a multicultural learning environment that links classes in different countries.
May 2, 2022Transnational Education - Challenges, Benefits and Missed Opportunities
Three experts in the field will explore the diverse global landscape of Transnational Education, offer definitions and case studies, articulate the benefits and costs, and explore the rationale, opportunities, and challenges for enhanced and constructive Canadian engagement.
March 8, 2022Advancing BC and Mexico Higher Education Plenary Session
Global Affairs Canada and BCCIE hosted a virtual event with the aim to facilitate academic partnership, collaboration and learning. Join us for a plenary/panel session with representatives from BC and Mexico.
January 31, 2022UMAP Scholarship Information Webinar
With the support of Global Affairs Canada, the scholarship funds will be available exclusively to UMAP member institutions to support inbound and outbound student mobility to Canada. Hear directly from the UMAP International Secretariat regarding the uniqueness of this dedicated scholarship, and how it can enhance and complement your institution’s effort in advancing student mobility programs.
January 17, 2022Credential Fraud and Diploma Mills A Growing and Global Challenge
As the growth of online programs and MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) change the higher education landscape and the global pandemic pushes many institutions to offer their courses online, doors have further open for the diploma mills to step in and sell their unaccredited online courses and degree programs. Their marketing tactics can be very persuasive. Learn about what red flags to look out for to make sure you are not working with unlicensed schools ...
December 2, 2021Sustainable Development Goals: What you need to know and what your institution needs to do
The SDGs are a collection of 17 interlinked “global goals” designed to be a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”. They were established in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly and adopted by all 193 member states and are intended to be achieved by the year 2030. The SDGs are comprehensive and essentially a roadmap for countries and governments, for organizations and industry, for communities and individuals, and importantly ...