CICan announces STEM partnershipsCICan is pleased to announce the Canadian colleges selected for the first round of partnerships for the Skills Training for Employment in Mozambique (STEM) program. This was done following a very rigorous process, and all institutional partnerships have been endorsed by our government partner in Mozambique: the National Directorate for Technical Education in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher and Professional and Technical Education. The selected Canadian colleges are: Cégep Édouard Montpetit (in partnership with Cégep Saint-Jean sur Richelieu and Cégep Trois-Rivières), Cégep de l´Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Cégep de Jonquière (in partnership with Collège Montmorency), Cégep de Chicoutimi (in partnership with Cégep de Jonquière), Collège Montmorency (in partnership with Cégep de Chicoutimi) and Seneca College (in partnership with Camosun College and the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University). Thank you to all the colleges that submitted proposals. A second request for proposal will follow soon. Last week’s orientation session in Maputo (see photo), attended by all Mozambican and Canadian partners, was a great success. All the very best to all for the next steps!
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Did you know?Vancouver Island University (VIU) was recently selected by Fulbright Canada, a prestigious scholarship program, to be the home of their newest research Chair. VIU was chosen because of the university’s leadership role in establishing relationships with First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities and supporting Aboriginal education. VIU and Fulbright Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the Chair, which will focus on reconciliation and Aboriginal education research
Congratulations!Paul Theriault is the new Director General of Cégep de Victoriaville. Mr. Theriault has more than 25 years of experience in the college sector. He was previously the director of continuing education at Cégep de Ste-Foy. Appointment notice Colin Ewart is the new President of BC Colleges. Mr. Ewart’s has over 29 years of experience in private and public sector organizations in Canada and the United Kingdom. He was previously the Vice President, Strategic Partnerships at the Rick Hansen Foundation. Appointment notice. Patti France is the new President of St. Clair College. Mrs. France’s joined the college 25 years ago and has held several different positions. She was previously Senior Vice President of College Operations. Appointment notice Russ Lazaruk is the new Chair of the Board of Governors at Camosun College. Mr. Lazaruk was elected Chair on September 14. He has been a board member since 2011. Appointment notice
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