Past Webinars

Sustainable Development Goals: What you need to know and what your institution needs to do

DECEMBER 2, 2021     Source: BCCIE

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 for educational institutions and districts, to assume responsibility for a more prosperous, safer, and more sustainable future for all. This webinar requires no previous knowledge of SDGs. It will be a conversation between the global and macro mapping and implementation of the SDGs and the journey of engagement of one local university’s international office.

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Vietnam's Education Sector Today ― International Education Market Updates, Trends and Developments

NOVEMBER 3, 2021     Source: BCCIE

Vietnam is the largest education market for Canada in Southeast Asia and one of Canada’s top source countries for international students worldwide. Get the latest info about the education sector from Trade Commissioners for the Vietnam market and representatives from Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada. Learn about contemporary market intelligence, key dates, trends, developments, and opportunities, as well as analysis of the issues currently impacting the Vietnamese education sector.

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Colombia, Chile, and Peru: International Education Market Updates, Trends, and Developments

OCTOBER 4, 2021     Source: BCCIE

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Supporting the Wellness and Well Being of International Students in K 12 Schools in British Columbia

MARCH 31, 2021     Source: BCCIE

This webinar provides an overview of the components of Health and Wellness Guidelines for International Students and will explore strategies for supporting individual students. It also reviews program-wide approaches that support all international students’ well-being and encourage early identification and action on health concerns. The webinar concludes with an interactive discussion on the practical use of the Guidelines within programs.

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Dialogues on Decolonization for International Education: Part Three

MARCH 25, 2021     Source: BCCIE

In this session, we will address the complexities of the processes of Indigenization and internationalization of education, and their interfaces, reflecting on our own research and practice, including our work as part of the Gesturing Towards Decolonial Futures Collective, the Critical Internationalization Studies Network, and our collaborations with Indigenous communities in Canada, Brazil, and Peru.

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Dialogues on Decolonization for International Education: Part Two

MARCH 10, 2021     Source: BCCIE

This session will start by centering the values and principles that are inherent within an Indigenous framework but not necessarily exclusive to Indigenous people. Participants will be invited to consider the application of Indigenous people’s ways of being and doing from their respective principles and traditions.

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Dialogues on Decolonization for International Education: Part One

MARCH 4, 2021     Source: BCCIE

Elder Larry Grant from Musqueam First Nations will do the traditional opening for this series and share Musqueam teachings and protocols prior to contact with Europeans on relating to other Nations.

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South Africa's and Mauritius's Education Sectors Today – IE Market Updates, Trends, and Developments

FEBRUARY 4, 2021     Source: BCCIE

Join the trade commissioner from the High Commission of Canada to South Africa and Mauritius responsible for international education, to learn about contemporary market intelligence, key data, trends, developments, opportunities, and analysis on the issues currently impacting the South African and Mauritian education sectors.

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In conversation with France, Italy, and Spain's Trade Commissioners

JANUARY 28, 2021     Source: BCCIE

Join us for a conversation with Trade Commissioners from the Embassies of Canada to France, Italy, and Spain responsible for international education.

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New Partnership Opportunities Throughout Southeast Asia: Collaborating with the SEAMEO Centre Network

JANUARY 20, 2021     Source: BCCIE

The objective of this session is to introduce SEAMEO and the opportunities within the network of SEAMEO training centres to BC’s international education sector towards forging productive and sustainable international partnerships. The opportunities are substantial within the region and we look forward to helping forge these collaborations.

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