Canada-India: Synergy in Education 2014

 Save the Date! 9 am – 5 pm • November 17, 2014 Westin Ottawa • Confederation III 11 Colonel By Drive • Ottawa, Ontario • K1N 9H4 On November 17, 2014 CIEC hosts the ‘Canada-India: Synergy in Education’ Conference 2014 at the Westin Ottawa. This year’s event, held on the margins of CBIE’s annual conference, will explore the […]

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CIEC Presents… The ‘Business of Education’ Dinner in Vancouver, BC

On June 6, CIEC will host a landmark dinner event in Vancouver, BC at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel.   CIEC’s Canada West Chapter’s must-attend event will feature a “who’s who” of education including illustrious speakers such as:  Hon. Minister Amrik Virk, BC Minister of Advanced Education Hon. Minister Peter Fassbender, BC Minister of Education Hon. Alice […]

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CIEC Endorses: Pradeep Sood

Pradeep Sood is seeking the Federal Liberal nomination for the Markham-Unionville riding. “I am a strong believer that if given the chance, I can contribute positively to Canada and the riding that I have lived in for over 21 years. I have a proven track record of job creation, fighting for small and medium businesses […]

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Sabrina Zuniga

CIEC Endorses: Sabrina Zuniga

Sabrina Zuniga, PhD, is running for TDSB School Trustee in downtown Toronto. “I am running for Trustee because I believe in the power of public education and I want our learners to benefit from the best that our schools can offer. I am a veteran educator, entrepreneur and community volunteer with the knowledge and experience […]

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MUN Releases Draft of Strategic Internationalization Plan

Source: Memorial University News Release via Academica | Sept. 19, 2014 Memorial University has released a draft of its strategic internationalization plan. The plan issues 8 recommendations intended to support MUN’s international and intercultural initiatives. The plan recommends developing further intercultural competencies among students, faculty, and personnel. In addition, the plan calls on the university to aggressively […]

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UBC Releases Details of Flexible Learning Strategy

Source: University of British Columbia Update via Academica | September 17, 2014 UBC has published its flexible learning strategy. The strategy document identifies a series of trends that have informed its creation. These include changing expectations of students and employers, demographic shifts such as the increasing proportion of older and international students, government policies that […]

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Spike in UK student numbers prompts fears of visa abuse

Source: www.guardian.co.uk via PwC – EdLive A sharp increase in student visas popular with English language learners coming to the UK to study has raised concern that bogus applicants could be abusing the visa system to enter the country. The latest official statistics on migration to the UK show a sharp rise in the number […]

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InterGlobe to open varsity

Source: Mint via PwC – EdLive In a bid to diversify, InterGlobe Enterprises Ltd, which runs budget carrier IndiGo, plans to launch a university with a Canadian partner. The 1.09 billion USD Company, which also sells business jets, operates hotels, runs an airline distribution system, and supplies travel software, will launch a university in Delhi […]

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Hilton aims to have 50 hotels in India by 2016

Source: The Times of India via Indian Economic Business News Hilton accelerated its pace of expansion outside its home market in the US after Christopher J. Nassetta, President and Global CEO, Hilton Worldwide, came on board in 2007, soon after private equity giant Blackstone purchased the chain. At that time, around 85% of Hilton’s pipeline was […]

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