BCCIE director Dr. Randall Martin visited Kansai University and IIGE
On Friday, December 1st, Dr. Randall Martin, executive director of the British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE) in Canada, visited Kansai University and IIGE. BCCIE is a provincial Crown corporation that aids the internationalization initiatives of various educational institutions in BC, including K-12 schools, colleges, universities, and language schools. Its mission involves promoting international education within the province as well as positioning British Columbia as an education destination of choice.
Dr. Martin met with IIGE vice-director Keiko Ikeda, IIGE program coordinators Rob Kuipers and Mariya Byvakina, and JIGE Coordinator Kinnosuke Manabe to discuss the ongoing initiatives by IIGE & JIGE, developments in international education in Japan and Canada, and opportunities for collaboration.