Time to move on International Education Strategy

Far from a luxury, industry needs students to have global experiences, to gain a cultural awareness that can’t come from a textbook.

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It’s time that Canada invest in making the vision of the International Education Strategy become a reality, write Paul Davidson and Perrin Beatty.
Paul Davidson, Perrin Beatty
Published: Wednesday, 09/10/2014 12:00 am EDT

For all its connectedness, today’s global marketplace requires much navigation. Understanding the nuances of international commerce, politics, culture and language has become increasingly important to Canada’s economy. Whether it’s to pitch a new product, analyze trade patterns, or navigate licensing, the business need for globally aware graduates of higher education has never been greater.

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