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BCCIE Summer Conference provides an essential platform for the growth of BC’s International Education sector. BCCIE’s annual conference brings together more than 400 participants from our province, across Canada and beyond our borders. The conference attracts senior leaders, researchers, practitioners, student service providers, administrators, government, NGOs, and students to explore these ideas with the aim of strengthening our work and taking steps towards advancing outstanding leadership in the fields of International Education in BC.

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Sunday, June 23 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Moving Forward: A Collaborative Approach to Intentional Internationalization

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An internationalization strategy is a response to globalization in the field of higher education. Rapid student growth at Langara has brought challenges and opportunities in the classroom, student services, and supports. A collaborative approach is critical for the successful implementation of this strategy. In this session we discuss how the development of an internationalization strategy provides opportunity for students and employees to engage in the process and guide changes on campus.

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Teresa Brooks

Associate Director, International Student Services, Langara College
Teresa Brooks is the Associate Director of International Student Services at Snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ /Langara College, in Vancouver, BC. She has over 15 years of experience in international education and holds an MEd in Counselling Psychology from the University of BC. Her work focuses... Read More →
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Lynette Hawksley

Communications Officer, Langara College
Lynette Hawksley is a marketing and communications professional with more than 15 years in higher education and other industries. In her current role, Lynette supports the International Education department and she has been a member of the Internationalization Strategy Development... Read More →
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Daryl Smith

Director, Internationalization, Langara College
Daryl Smith brings a range of international experience from living and working in Australia, Japan, and most recently in Belize where he volunteered as a visiting researcher. He served as the Intercultural Initiatives Coordinator at Langara College working closely with the Teaching... Read More →

Sunday June 23, 2019 3:15pm - 4:15pm PDT
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