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National Education Associations Welcome Canada's New International Education Strategy

(Ottawa, ON - January 15, 2014)  The Canadian Consortium for International Education (CCIE) applauds today's release of Canada's International Education Strategy (IES) - a key component of Canada's Global Market Action Plan - and commits to collaborating with the government towards its successful implementation.

Languages Canada Announces Avrim Lazar as Keynote Speaker for 2014 Conference

Languages Canada is very pleased to announce Avrim Lazar as the keynote speaker for the 2014 LC Conference to be held in Toronto in February 2014.

 

First Workshops Confirmed for LC 2014 Conference in Toronto!

Languages Canada is very pleased to announce the first few confirmed workshops for the 2014 LC Conference to be held in Toronto in February 2014:

Languages Canada Reaches a Milestone 200 Member Programs

Ottawa, October 29, 2013 - Languages Canada, the only association representing accredited language programs in Canada and protecting students through its Quality Assurance Framework, is proud to announce it has reached a milestone 200 accredited members. 

Languages Canada continues to develop international markets thanks to Federal government support

Languages Canada, the association representing Canada’s 199 accredited language education programs and schools, is happy to announce that it has plans for multiple international market development activities for the coming year, largely thanks to the financial support offered by the Government of Canada’s Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program.

Languages Canada and Scotiabank renew and improve their partnership for the next year

Ottawa, September 10, 2013 – Languages Canada and Scotiabank today announced the renewal of their sponsorship agreement for 2013 – 2014, which will support thousands of international language students studying in Canada with financial literacy webinars and advice through the ScotiabankStartRight® Program for Newcomers.

Five national associations renew their collective commitment to international education

Ottawa, August 29, 2013: Signalling their ongoing commitment to collaborative work in international education, five key national associations have renewed their cooperation with a memorandum of understanding.

Languages Canada and Nova Scotia’s Accredited Language Schools Welcome New Legislation that Protects International Students

The Government of the Province of Nova Scotia is the first provincial government to act to regulate language schools. The Language Schools Act, introduced on April 23, by Labour and Advanced Education Minister Frank Corbett, requires Nova Scotia’s language schools to offer a quality education to students and protect their investment if a school closes.

Languages Canada and CCIEM welcome investment to launch international education strategy

Ottawa, March 22, 2013 - The federal budget released yesterday takes important steps towards maximizing Canada's potential in international education, with $23 million over two years for Canada's International Education Strategy to strengthen Canada's position as a country of choice to study and conduct world-class research.

 

Languages Canada Establishes Itself as a Key International Force Through Three Trade Missions

Ottawa, December 17 2012 – Languages Canada, the association representing Canada’s 191 accredited language education programs and schools, has once again proven itself to be a key player on the international education scene by organizing three significant trade missions to six different countries.