Register now for CICan’s 2015 ConferenceCICan’s annual conference is fast approaching, and registration is now open! We have also launched a brand new website specifically for the conference, making registration easier and navigation a breeze! Take a look for more information about the upcoming conference, our great pre-conference events and our keynote speakers: Rick Mercer and David Chilton, also known as the Wealthy Barber. The website will be updated regularly with new content and program information, so be sure to add it to your bookmarks. CICan’s 2015 conference will take place in Winnipeg from May 24-26 and will be hosted by Assiniboine College, the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology, Red River College and the École technique et professionnelle de l'Université de Saint-Boniface. Its theme Leading Change will explore how colleges and institutes stimulate change through innovative practices and approaches in teaching and learning, applied research and engagement with business, industry and community partners. The 2015 Conference program will adopt a brand new structure this year and will focus on the following seven thematic streams: Leadership; Governance; Applied Research; Teaching, Learning and Student Success; Indigenous Education; Friend-raising/Fundraising; and Environmental Sustainability. The streams will be interactive and will feature a mix of panels, workshops and poster presentations. Cross-cutting concepts of quality assurance, international, emerging technologies and student engagement will provide opportunities for interaction across streams. We encourage you to register quickly. And if the exciting program we have in store is not enough, we’ve put in place some new perks for early birds. Register by April 15 and you will be entered in a draw to receive a 50% discount on your registration, up to a maximum of $500. Click here to see the conference website and register.
- Minister Kenney tours Assiniboine Community College and discusses Canada Apprentice Loan
- Langara unveils new coat of arms
- Algonquin set to open new Construction Research Centre
- L’Université de Moncton, campus de Shippagan, et le Cégep de Matane annoncent une entente interinstitutionnelle
- Des programmes de formation bilingues a Mérici
- Investissements de 1,5 millions $ au Cégep Trois-Rivières
Did you know?Lethbridge College has become the first post-secondary institution in western Canada to acquire two Judgment Training Simulators, which help students develop judgment, decision-making, communication and observation skills. The simulators feature real-life training scenarios, which work to develop and enhance students’ cognitive thinking skills and decision-making abilities in a realistic environment. The simulators will start being incorporated into the institution’s curriculum as early as March 2015!
Louise Mandell, one of Canada’s foremost Aboriginal rights lawyers and a tireless advocate for Canada’s First Nations, was officially installed as Chancellor of Vancouver Island University on January 29, as part of a convocation ceremony in Nanaimo. Mandell conferred degrees, diplomas, and certificates to graduates. Congratulations!
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