Launched on November 14, 2022
The Authorities of Saskatchewan is showcasing the advantages of worldwide schooling for college students and communities by proclaiming Worldwide Schooling Week from November 14 to 18, 2022. The week is widely known by over 100 international locations every year.
“Worldwide college students deliver international views into school rooms, enrich our tradition and create bridges between their properties and ours,” Superior Schooling Minister Gordon Wyant mentioned. “This week highlights the significance of worldwide schooling in constructing a worldwide group, creating alternatives for analysis and innovation and supporting the expansion of our economic system.”
Previous to the pandemic, worldwide college students contributed greater than $252 million yearly to Saskatchewan’s economic system. The variety of worldwide college students finding out in our province has elevated by roughly 78 per cent over the previous decade. In 2021-22, there have been roughly 9,100 worldwide college students finding out in Saskatchewan from greater than 130 international locations, and almost 100 Saskatchewan college students travelled to 19 international locations to review.
“I used to be lucky to take part in a two-week scholar examine tour to Yucatan, Mexico with Parkland School,” a current post-secondary graduate Randi Jones mentioned. “This expertise enhanced my management abilities and constructed my confidence. I’m now not afraid to go exterior of my consolation zone and I really feel higher ready to tackle bigger tasks and tougher duties in my present job.”
Saskatchewan additionally celebrates one yr for the reason that launch of its new Worldwide Schooling Technique. The technique positions Saskatchewan as a vacation spot of alternative for worldwide college students and researchers, a post-secondary sector chief in international markets, and an lively centre for commerce, immigration, schooling and expertise.
Technique actions performed over the previous yr embody:
- Collaboration with Saskatchewan’s worldwide commerce places of work to construct relationships and attend recruitment gala’s on a worldwide stage;
- Signing of a number of memoranda of understanding with companions world wide;
- Working with Saskatchewan post-secondary establishments to advance relationships, communication, analysis and scholar mobility on a worldwide platform; and
- Implementing three packages that profit college students and the post-secondary sector:
- Saskatchewan Agent Coaching Program
- Worldwide Schooling Practitioner Program
- Saskatchewan Scholar Ambassador Program
Actions proceed below the Worldwide Schooling Technique to strengthen the province’s model and improve commerce and funding alternatives, making Saskatchewan a most well-liked vacation spot to review, reside, work and lift a household.
For extra info, please go to: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/education-and-learning/international-education-strategy/saskatchewan-international-education-strategy
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