Global Demand for Canadian College Education and Global Affairs Canada’s International Education Strategy (E/SI)

April 24, 2023 | 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Stream: Transforming Leadership and Governance
Location: 520 ABC
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This session will be self moderated by the panelists. CICan will introduce the session with a look back at IRCC data relating to global market demand for Canadian College education and the surge of interest from International Students over 2022. He will share an analysis of demand both nationally and regionally, an overview of Canadian policy that contributed to increased international demand and the characteristics of Canada’s college system that promotes access to quality life-long learning and skills-based training, priorities for global engagement and partnerships moving forward. GAC will provide an overview of 2022 International Education highlights relating to the college system, 2023 initiatives that will inform the next International Education Strategic Plan, and the role of domestic and international partnerships. The panelists will leverage the use of live interactive polls, questions, and commentary to delve into the questions, perceptions, positioning, and significance institutions have relating to partnerships, quality education, and global engagement.

Andrew Champagne, Manager, Student Mobility, Colleges and Institutes Canada
Jean-Philippe Tachdjian, Executive Director - International Education Division, Global Affairs Canada
Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 4
Quality Education
Goal 17
Partnerships to achieve the Goal