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Colleges and Institutes Canada shares its expertise on competency-based education and training
September 9, 2021

Colleges and Institutes Canada shares its expertise on competency-based education and training

Competency-based education and training is at the heart of the Canadian system of colleges and institutes, and one of its greatest strengths. Over the last 40-years, these institutions have refined... Read More
Colleges and Institutes Canada to lead the development of a national occupational standard for personal care providers
September 1, 2021

Colleges and Institutes Canada to lead the development of a national occupational standard for personal care providers

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the crucial role front-line health-care workers play in caring for Canadians. At the same time, it has exacerbated and exposed several challenges in the personal... Read More
Colleges and institutes to help create new innovative work-integrated learning opportunities with Virtu-WIL
August 24, 2021

Colleges and institutes to help create new innovative work-integrated learning opportunities with Virtu-WIL

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on work-integrated learning opportunities in the health care sector, making in-person placements much harder to organize.  In order to create more... Read More
Colleges and institutes to help youth develop the necessary skills for success with Skills Compass
July 13, 2021

Colleges and institutes to help youth develop the necessary skills for success with Skills Compass

During periods of economic instability, Indigenous and Newcomer youth are more prone to being “Not in Employment, Education, or Training” (NEET). To better support these groups, Colleges... Read More
CICan welcomes new board members and marks major milestone in diversity challenge
July 9, 2021

CICan welcomes new board members and marks major milestone in diversity challenge

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to welcome two new Board members who will bring fresh perspectives to the association. They also contribute to the overall diversity of the Board,... Read More
CICan to support greater equity, diversity and inclusion with ImpAct-EDI
July 7, 2021

CICan to support greater equity, diversity and inclusion with ImpAct-EDI

As part of its commitment to support equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI), as well as promoting greater access to post-secondary education for all, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has... Read More
CICan pledges support to connect First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities with their local college or institute
June 30, 2021

CICan pledges support to connect First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities with their local college or institute

On recent discoveries of unmarked graves at the sites of former residential schools in Kamloops, British Columbia, and in Marieval, Saskatchewan, and at the end of National Indigenous History Month,... Read More
Lambton College president Judith Morris receives CICan’s Distinguished Service Award
June 22, 2021

Lambton College president Judith Morris receives CICan’s Distinguished Service Award

Judith Morris, President and CEO of Lambton College is this year’s recipient of Colleges and Institutes Canada’s (CICan) Distinguished Service award, recognizing her strong leadership and... Read More
Universities Canada named CICan’s Outstanding Partner for 2021
June 22, 2021

Universities Canada named CICan’s Outstanding Partner for 2021

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has recognized its national counterpart, Universities Canada, with its Outstanding Partner Award for 2021. The two associations have a long history of... Read More
Colleges and institutes to help support Canada’s climate action goals with Massive Impact
June 15, 2021

Colleges and institutes to help support Canada’s climate action goals with Massive Impact

Supporting a sustainable recovery will require a whole of country effort, and colleges and institutes have a critical role to play. To help leverage the full potential of its members across the... Read More
CICan joins the Groningen Declaration Network
May 21, 2021

CICan joins the Groningen Declaration Network

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to join the Groningen Declaration Network (GDN) in its efforts to lead and inform the global adoption of strategies that give learners greater... Read More
CICan welcomes National Dialogue on postsecondary education in francophone minority context in Canada
May 11, 2021

CICan welcomes National Dialogue on postsecondary education in francophone minority context in Canada

Denise Amyot, president and CEO of Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), has issued the following statement in support of the National Dialogue on postsecondary education in francophone minority... Read More