Thursday, February 15, 2007

International Educators Training Program (IETP) June 10-15, 2007

Professional Development Opportunity

As part of SFU International's mandate to promote the internationalization of the university, SFU has recently become an institutional sponsor of the International Educators Training Program (IETP), run through Queen's University. The IETP has been offering competency-based training to international education professionals for the past five years.

The 2007 IETP will take place June 10-15, 2007 in Kingston, Ontario. Courses will be offered at the beginner (Advising & Programming for New Professionals in the Field of International Education), advanced (Advanced Topics in International Education) and specialist levels (Marketing & Recruitment in International Education).

In partnership with UBC's Centre for Intercultural Communication, Certificate in Intercultural Studies courses will also be offered (CIS 501/502, CIS 603).

For course details please visit

New this year, the IETP, in coordination with the Queen's University Faculty of Education, is offering a Certificate for International Education Professionals. Details can be found at

Anyone working in the broad field of international education or who is looking to expand their professional training are encouraged to consider this week long professional development program.

If you have any questions about this opportunity please contact the IETP Coordinator, Alison Cummings at