Strengthening Canada’s Global Skills - Pre-budget Consultations in Advance of Budget 2024
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Strengthening Canada’s Global Skills - Pre-budget Consultations in Advance of Budget 2024

8 September 2023

Summary

Post-secondary institutions across Canada are ideally positioned to leverage and continue to expand their international networks and partnerships to support a growing cohort of globally minded and globally skilled students. [...] countries other than the US, UK, France choose to study/work abroad and Australia) 3 Test innovative approaches to 10% of total funding is to be used to support innovative reduce barriers to study/work approaches to reduce barriers to outbound mobility abroad in Canada GSO is an integral component of the Government of Canada’s skills strategy and a flagship initiative under its International Educa. [...] In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the grounding of international travel, GSO began with innovation, allowing post-secondary institutions to test approaches to reduce barriers to participation. [...] New to international engagement, thanks to GSO, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) leveraged the Innovation Fund to conduct a needs assessment and develop a suite of wrap-around supports tailored to the specific needs of their Indigenous student body. [...] Continuing to support this program would allow institutions to further bolster their capacity to deliver safe, enriching and accessible international study and work experiences, across a wider range of academic and training programs, to students who would otherwise not have the opportunity to participate.

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Canada