International Education Associations
Canadian and International Organizations Offering Training in the Field of International Education
Canada – France Exchange: www.culturel.org/etudier/cult_sup/index.html: features information about studying in France, including details about inter-university agreements between France and Canada and exchange programs available for students and teachers between both countries.
CBIE www.cbie.ca: Canadian Bureau for International Education offers training opportunities at its annual conference held each year in November.
CFSI www.cfsi-icse.gc.ca: Canadian Foreign Service Institute bilingual homepage includes information about customized training available in foreign languages, professional development and intercultural studies.
CICIC www.cicic.ca: Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials site that has information on credential evaluations in Canada as well as an inventory of online resources for international post-secondary education.
EAIE www.eaie.org: The EAIE is a non-profit organisation whose main aim is the stimulation and facilitation of the internationalisation of higher education in Europe and around the world, and to meet the professional needs of individuals active in international education.
ISANA www.isana.org.au: International Education Association is the representative body for international education professionals in Australia and New Zealand who work in student services, advocacy, teaching, and policy development in Australia and New Zealand.
NAFSA www.nafsa.org: The Association of International Educators provide information on workshops and training that they organize.
SIT www.sit.edu: SIT Graduate Institute offers master’s degrees, certificates, and professional development programs on its campus in Vermont and in overseas field sites. Students, faculty, and staff attend SIT from more than 30 countries, including developing nations on five continents, for a range of distinctive graduate programs.
UKCOSA www.ukcosa.org.uk/training/index.php: The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is the UK’s national advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them.
Risk Sense: developing and managing international education activities with risk in mind. 2009. (Lynne Mitchell and Wayne Myles) Guelph, ON: Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication. Risk Sense provides an overview of the topic of risk management in a post-secondary context that is practical and accessible. Free copies are available through the IETP office.
Training for International Educators in Canada: A Competency-Based Approach 2008. (Sherri Corrie and Wayne Myles) This research paper which identifies many of the competencies that the various groups of international education professionals possess. The competencies–general to international educators, and specific to groups within the field and levels of experience–provide the foundation for the IETP course curriculum. The original publication was revised in the spring of 2008 and is available for $25 (incl. tax) through the IETP office.