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International Education

Shirley Zhu and Sanaa Rizk in China

  In 2011, Vanier College and John Abbot College joined forces to embark on a two-year training project with Qufu Normal University in the Shandong province of China, to encourage the development of best practices and the sharing of knowledge in second-language teaching and learning. The languages targeted by this project were French, English and Read the rest…

Rachel Jobin in Brazil

In March 2013, Rachel Jobin had the great pleasure of being selected by Cégep International to participate in a colloquium organized by the Alliance Française in São Paulo, Brazil, which focused on “L’interculturel en cours de langue: approches, enjeux, pratiques”. Six talks and twenty workshops were held over the course of three days and were attended by some Read the rest…

Gabriel Bulgarea in Romania

As a continuation of the partnership between Vanier College and National College, Mircea cel Bătrân(CNMB), Gabriel Bulgarea traveled to Romania in June 2013 to meet with Director General Vasile Nicoara and Professor Ion Bararu, the Coordinator of CNMB Student Research Centre. Together with the Romanian students, they started planning and working on different research projects that could be interesting Read the rest…

Lisa Jorgensen in Argentina

Lisa Jorgensen, a teacher in the Humanities Department at Vanier College, a member of the Women’s Studies program, a co-founder and member of the Open Door Network, and a member of the Human Rights Advisory Board, went to Buenos Aires in March 2013 to meet with scholars at the University of Buenos Aires and the Read the rest…

Nathan Loewen in Russia and Belgium

On December 4, 2012, Vanier Humanities teacher, Nathan Loewen, delivered the plenary address to an international seminar, “Cross-Cultural Education within Globalization,” which was hosted by the Moscow UNESCO Chair on International Education. Nathan based his presentation directly upon his Humanities teaching; the title of the address was, “The Global Classroom: Using ICTs for Intercultural Education.” Read the rest…

Philippe Gagné in Mexico

Philippe Gagné was selected by Cégep international in October, 2012 to represent Quebec colleges at a National Seminar for French Teachers in Technological Universities in Mexico. The goal of this event, which took place from October 23 to 26, 2012, was to give a presentation  on the Quebec college network and a workshop on the Read the rest…