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International Education

India exchanges – Building a Foundation

Judy Macdonald visited two universities in India, Teerhanker Mahaveer University in Morabad, and Mangalayatan University in Aligarh with the goal of creating exchanges that would build a foundation between Vanier College and the mentioned Universities. “Vanier College, which currently shares distance learning materials with developing nations, hopes to send teachers and students on exchanges in Read the rest…

Knowledge-Sharing for Teaching: Strengthening Quebec-India Partnerships

Nathan Loewen’s objectives were to collaborate with Indian teachers on the use of IT for teaching and to explore opportunities for partnership projects with Mangalayatan University (MU) and Teerthanker Mahaveer University (TMU). Thanks to a grant from CÉGEP Internationale, I visited India this past June. My objectives were to collaborate with Indian teachers on the Read the rest…

Collaborative Project with UNAM 2010

In October 2010, Vanier teachers, Marielle Beauchemin, Rhys Adams and Kevin Lenton traveled to Monterrey, Mexico, to represent our College at the international SOMECE conference as part of a 2 year collaborative project with the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Read the report and see pictures from their travels.

Partnership with Saint-Petersburg State University

Eric Lozowy, the Modern Language department and Russian language professor, travelled to Saint-Petersburg with funding from Cégep international to negotiate a partnership between Saint Petersburg State University and Vanier College. This summer, Eric Lozowy, the Modern Language department and Russian language professor, travelled to Saint-Petersburg with funding from Cégep international to negotiate a partnership between Read the rest…

Nicaragua: Women in Latin America

In January 2010, Women’s Studies faculty member, Caroline Chwojka spent several days in Nicaragua as part of an opportunity to get to know about the way in which neo-liberal policies in Latin America influence the livelihood of women, their family and education. by Caroline Chwojka Click here for the document

Collaborative Project with UNAM 2009

Congratulations to the French department’s Philippe Gagné and Humanities department’s Sophie Jacmin who were selected to take part in a collaborative two-year project involving Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and Vanier College. This project will focus on the promotion and development of information technology in teaching and learning in the two institutions. In October Read the rest…

Melodie Hicks and Michelina Catallozzi in Malawi

Nursing faculty, Melodie Hicks and Michelina Catallozzi participated in a faculty mobility project funded by Cegep International and the Vanier College International Office. The two nursing teachers travelled to Malawi for two weeks this summer to share their expertise and learn about how nurses are educated in Malawi. For more information about the Teacher Mobility Read the rest…

North American Conference on Higher Education

Judy Macdonald, Coordinator of Learning Enrichment and Support Services for Programs, participated in the 12th. annual North American Conference on Higher Education (CONAHEC) October 8 -10, 2008 in Monterrey, Mexico. Judy Macdonald, Coordinator of Learning Enrichment and Support Services for Programs, participated in the 12th. annual North American Conference on Higher Education (CONAHEC) October 8 Read the rest…

Faculty Trip to China

Vanier’s Director General, Gilbert Héroux and colleagues Nita Cheong, Director of Financial Services and Continuing Education, and Chris Hall, Language School, traveled to China from April 10-17 to explore opportunities for partnership with schools in Shanghai and Hangzhou. Vanier’s delegation had the opportunity to meet with individuals from four very different institutions. The first visit Read the rest…