BCCIE News

Announcing BC’s 2016 International Education Award winners

JUNE 23, 2016     Source: Chantal Moore

 VICTORIA, BC – June 23, 2016   Distinguished education leaders from around Canada and abroad gathered on Tuesday at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria to recognize outstanding achievement in the field of International Education in British Columbia (BC). The BC International Education Awards, hosted by the BC Council for International Education (BCCIE), […]

BC shares teaching best practices at education seminars in Beijing 

JUNE 7, 2016     Source: Chantal Moore

The Beijing International Education Exchange (BIEE) in collaboration with the Beijing Municipal Education Commission held a lecture series on International Education in China last month to explore ways to develop K-12 education in Beijing’s suburban school districts of Miyun, Yanqing, Tongzhou and Pinggu. Leaders in International Education Select British Columbian […]

Encouraging BC youth to learn Chinese Mandarin

MAY 26, 2016     Source: Chantal Moore

Grade 12 students from throughout the province gathered last week at the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Vancouver to receive a new award that celebrates those who learn a foreign language early in life. The BC-China Award for Excellence in Chinese recognizes Grade 12 students from […]

Strengthening academic ties between South Korea and BC

MAY 25, 2016     Source: BC Government

As a demonstration of the increasing post-secondary links between British Columbia and South Korea, Sookmyung Women's University has signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Royal Roads University to explore a joint master of arts in leadership program, and presented Premier Christy Clark with an honorary doctorate in political […]