Renewed BCCIE-Mexico Agreements Strengthen International Education Initiatives

Whistler, BC — The BC Council for International Education (BCCIE) and several education associations/institutions from Mexico renewed their commitment to international education cooperation at a signing ceremony today during BC International Education Week (BCIEW). The renewed agreements (two Memorandum of Understandings and one Joint Deceleration) deepen cooperation on a number of education objectives including joint research, teacher training, and faculty and student mobility between British Columbia and Mexico.

The following agreements were renewed between:
• BCCIE and the Mexican Association for International Education (AMPEI) – Signed by Randall Martin, BCCIE and Cesar Gutierrez Jurado, AMPEI
• BCCIE and the Institute for Development and Attention to Youth from GTO State, Mexico (JuventudEsGTO)  – Signed by Randall Martin, BCCIE and Antonio Navarro, (JuventudEsGTO)
• BCCIE and the Jalisco Consortium – Signed by Randall Martin, BCCIE and Leoncio Monjarás Wintergerst, Universidad Panamericana

Randall Martin, Executive Director, BC Council for International Education

“Today’s signing ceremony is a important step to continue BC’s already strong relationship with the Mexican education system. These renewed MOU’s offer opportunities for both Canadian and Mexican students and faculty to develop skills and expand their professional networks, while deepening collaborations that will drive outcomes for BC and Mexico.”