More than flights and miles, International Education develops competences for the global workplace, for life – CBIE

http://cbie.ca/flights-miles-international-education-develops-competences-global-workplace-life/ Our Blog Series for CBIE finally out! After a few months of skype meetings and google drive revisions, it's here! Gulcan Barclay, my colleague from Camosun College, British Columbia kicks off the series. Stay tuned for the next three installments! Prospetive Students - Think with your mind and heart before starting your international education journey … Continue reading More than flights and miles, International Education develops competences for the global workplace, for life – CBIE

2016 National Opinion Poll: Canadian Views on Asia | Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

This is positive news! In early 2014, I collaborated with the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada in organizing the Manitoba leg of the National Conversations on Asia. The picture was a bit different two years ago, for sure. In my next post, I will compare the figures. http://www.asiapacific.ca/surveys/national-opinion-polls/2016-national-opinion-poll-canadian-views-asia

Weekly Chart: Education in Latin America and the Caribbean | AS/COA

As millions of students head back to school, we take a look at the ABCs of education in the region.   This past week, teachers protested Mexico’s overhaul of the public education system, even as more than 20 million Mexican students packed their mochilas with pencils and notebooks for school. The teachers oppose an education … Continue reading Weekly Chart: Education in Latin America and the Caribbean | AS/COA

Leadership and Kindergarten

4th week of my Coursera 21st Century Leadership Course featured Rosabeth Moss Kanter's Six Keys to Leading Positive Change: (1) Show Up, (2) Speak Up, (3) Look Up, (4) Team Up, (5) Never Give Up, and (6) Lift Others Up. Seemingly big phrases reminding me of Robert Fulgum's All I Really Need to Know I Learned in … Continue reading Leadership and Kindergarten

CBIE Conference by the Numbers: Americas, Southeast Asia and Europe, how about Africa?

First published on CBIE-BCEI WITHOUT BORDERS on July 21, 2016 CBIE’s 2015 Annual Conference was attended by more than 800 participants from 40 different countries. Same number of participants as in 2014, but notably, a 15% increase in the number of countries represented. Most of the participants came from education institutions in the Americas, North and South. Canada made up more than half of the … Continue reading CBIE Conference by the Numbers: Americas, Southeast Asia and Europe, how about Africa?

CBIE Conference 2015: What’s Next?

Originally published on CBIE's Blog: Without Borders... As mentioned in my November post, 2015 marked my first attendance of CBIE’s Annual Conference. Although this was also my first time at an education conference in Canada, I’ve had my share of conferences over the last 15 years or so, as both organizer and a participant. I always say that the trickiest part after an international conference is when … Continue reading CBIE Conference 2015: What’s Next?

AIEA Present and Future

Part 3 of Q&A with Dr. Darla Deardorff, AIEA Executive Director, originally published via LinkedIn on 8 January 2016   Helen: AIEA is, I believe, more than three decades old (33 years this year?) Based on your conversations with AIEA’s previous leaders and colleagues as well as your own tenure as Executive Director (2005-present), what have been … Continue reading AIEA Present and Future

AIEA Reaching out to International Education Community

Part 2 of Q&A with Dr. Darla Deardorff, AIEA Executive Director, originally published via LinkedIn on 22 December 2015 Helen: How is AIEA interacting or partnering with other regional and international higher education institutions? Darla: AIEA is actively working with other international education associations such as CBIE, EAIE, APAIE, etc. In the early 2000s, AIEA helped form the Network … Continue reading AIEA Reaching out to International Education Community

AIEA 2016 Conference to discuss the Academy’s Role in Building Better Societies

Part 1 of Q&A with Dr. Darla Deardorff, AIEA Executive Director, originally published via LinkedIn on 8 December 2015  Last Spring, I accepted the invitation to be part of the AIEA 2016 Conference Subcommittee for Promotions. The following interview with Dr. Darla Deardorff, AIEA Executive Director, is part of my contribution to the Committee’s efforts to … Continue reading AIEA 2016 Conference to discuss the Academy’s Role in Building Better Societies

People and Partnerships

A  blog post series for the Canadian Bureau for International Education's 49th Annual Conference First published on CBIE's website, Niagara Falls, 25 November 2015   Last day of the CBIE Conference 2015… Nichole Duncan and I had agreed to catch up on the partnership agreement between University of Manitoba (UofM) and the Organization of American States (OAS), a few days before … Continue reading People and Partnerships