PIE is live at #ICEF19 in Berlin! Stop by table KP23 to learn more about the Wolf Creek International Learning Program (#wcilp). Duncan MacLeod and Mark McWhinnie are meeting with agents from around the world in support of the new and very unique study-abroad opportunity afforded by Wolf Creek Public Schools. Find us at the event to learn why more and more students are choosing to #StudyInAlberta.
Purcell International Education (PIE) was on the agenda at a recent meeting of Kimberley's city council. As part of the development process for Purcell Collegiate, PIE had requested an amendment of the City of Kimberley’s Official Community Plan (OCP) for the purpose of creating a parcel of land for the school's campus. On October 28, council voted to proceed with the first, second and third readings of the amendment and confirmed a public hearing on the OCP amendment for Monday, November 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM at City Hall.
For more information, see the Kimberley Bulletin article linked here.
PIE President Duncan MacLeod is currently in Europe with Wolf Creek Public Schools' Assistant Superintendent, Mark McWhinnie, on behalf of the Wolf Creek International Learning Program (WCILP) for #ICEF19 in Berlin. Leading up to the event, Duncan has been introducing WCILP to his partner network of education agents with a series of meetings in Germany and Spain. #intled
It's almost time for ICEF Berlin! PIE President Duncan MacLeod will be attending participating in support of the Wolf Creek International Learning Program. For more information on this industry-leading event, visit the ICEF website. For updates from the event, check back here or stay tuned to PIE on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Did you know that international education services, as measured by total spending by international students, is one of the Canadian economy's largest export earners? International education services generate more value for Canada than lumber, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, or LNG. And it doesn't stop there! In addition to creating jobs for Canadians, international students generate additional value by enhancing classroom environments and creating learning opportunities in our schools. It also provides for a strategic and mutually-beneficial pathway to immigration for students who begin their journey to citizenship in Canada through our classrooms, alongside our students, and with our teachers as their mentors and guides.
International education benefits Canada's economy and society in a way and at a level few Canadians understand or appreciate. It is at once our most renewable resource, leverageable commodity, and accessible conduit to influence global thinking and impact our planet's future.